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Timelapse of the Aurora in Finland
« on: February 13, 2013, 02:44:29 PM »
I thought I'd post my first real attempt at a timelapse video (apart from the first test version). Some of the sequences are a bit short, but I hope it gives some sense of the beauty of the Northern Lights.

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Timelapse of the Aurora in Finland
« on: February 13, 2013, 02:44:29 PM »

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Re: Timelapse of the Aurora in Finland
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2013, 02:54:52 PM »
Love it ! I think these time lapse type images at night are quite beautiful, especially teamed with appropriate music.

Personally I would have liked to see the stars moving more in each clip rather than the very subtle movement recorded.

Thanks for posting

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Re: Timelapse of the Aurora in Finland
« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2013, 04:27:02 PM »
Thanks Sporgon. I think it would be very difficult to get movement of the stars and Aurora in the same timelapse, due to the large differences in relative movement. The Aurora (when it is a good one) is much faster moving than the stars, so it would appear manic if there was more obvious movement in the stars.
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Re: Timelapse of the Aurora in Finland
« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2013, 05:48:09 PM »
Awsome!
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Re: Timelapse of the Aurora in Finland
« Reply #4 on: February 13, 2013, 06:40:01 PM »
Very nice! What an amazing phenomena / phenomenon ?

I'm going to Sweden in early March, with a trip to the Ice Hotel ... still stressing about the best camera to take.
Hope I see something as magnificent as your time-lapse ...

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Re: Timelapse of the Aurora in Finland
« Reply #5 on: February 13, 2013, 07:25:09 PM »
Beautiful!  What an amazing place to live!

Are the things that look like shooting stars airplanes?
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Re: Timelapse of the Aurora in Finland
« Reply #6 on: February 13, 2013, 07:56:51 PM »
That's incredible.

What were your exposure settings and frame rate to get those?
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Re: Timelapse of the Aurora in Finland
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Re: Timelapse of the Aurora in Finland
« Reply #7 on: February 15, 2013, 02:22:13 PM »
Thanks all. Settings were 24mm f/1.4, ISO 1600, 4 secs, in continuous. Some had Rebel-type cameras which coped without problems, despite -28.5 C. I think the shooting star type trails are probably satellites.
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Re: Timelapse of the Aurora in Finland
« Reply #8 on: February 15, 2013, 07:11:07 PM »
Wonderful! Thank you for sharing.
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Re: Timelapse of the Aurora in Finland
« Reply #9 on: February 15, 2013, 07:29:32 PM »
Beuatiful.


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Re: Timelapse of the Aurora in Finland
« Reply #10 on: February 17, 2013, 04:21:27 AM »
Thanks Don and Paul.
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Re: Timelapse of the Aurora in Finland
« Reply #11 on: March 02, 2013, 06:23:11 PM »
Hi Kernuak,

Amazing... Also checked the images - great stuff...

in "Road Aurora" was it in part red or is it an illusion due to the main colour being lime?

Cheers!

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Re: Timelapse of the Aurora in Finland
« Reply #12 on: March 05, 2013, 01:59:36 PM »
Hi Kernuak,

Amazing... Also checked the images - great stuff...

in "Road Aurora" was it in part red or is it an illusion due to the main colour being lime?

Cheers!
There was red there, although the brightness of the green did mask it a little with the naked eye. As with all Aurora photos, the colours in the photos are brighter than with the naked eye, due to colour perception in the dark. However, unlike previous times I'd seen the Aurora, the colours were visible.
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Re: Timelapse of the Aurora in Finland
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Re: Timelapse of the Aurora in Finland
« Reply #13 on: March 05, 2013, 02:23:24 PM »
Is there somebody flashing the trees into his long exposure shot at 0:34?

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Re: Timelapse of the Aurora in Finland
« Reply #14 on: March 05, 2013, 03:33:02 PM »
Very nice

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Re: Timelapse of the Aurora in Finland
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