Photographing the Aurora Borealis: How to Shoot the Northern Lights

Photographing the Aurora Borealis: How to Shoot the Northern Lights

Book Title: Photographing the Aurora Borealis: How to Shoot the Northern Lights

Author: Polly Evans

Format: Paperback | 128 pages

Publication Date: 27 Apr 2017

ISBN-13: 9781682032084

Award-winning photographer and accomplished instructor Andy Long provides a comprehensive guide to photographing the Aurora Borealis. It, readers will learn everything they need to know about photographing this phenomenon--along with some very special techniques designed to help kick their image-making up to the next level. Long covers all the details from simply understanding the aurora and figuring out when and where to shoot, to picking the right gear to maximize your success, to processing your digital files after the shoot too maximize your results. You'll learn how to capture the moon, star trails, and Milky Way in your images of the aurora--and even how to produce dazzling time-lapse images. Also covered are practical matters, like coping with long, cold, night-time shoots (and the equipment problems that can accompany them) and optimizing camera settings to reduce noise, maximize detail, and enhance/downplay lens distortion.