September Aurorascape by John Andersen
September Aurorascape (John Andersen)
September Aurorascape by John Andersen

Photo of the Week for November 16, 2018 Without doubt, the most dramatic nightscape images usually include a […]

Photo of the Week for November 16, 2018

Without doubt, the most dramatic nightscape images usually include a strong auroral display. But that’s just one ingredient—albeit a very helpful one. Careful composition that balances all the visual components, and a location that offers striking scenery are also important considerations. This September 11, 2018, photo captured in Kananaskis, Alberta, by John Andersen combines all these elements.

September Aurorascape by John Andersen
September Aurorascape (John Andersen)

John recorded this scene with a Canon EOS 6D DSLR camera fitted with a Tamron 15-30mm f/2.8 zoom lens (set to 15mm) for this 10-second exposure at ISO 3200.

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