Aurora Borealis over Mono Lake

Submitted to Starry Nights Last Hot on 20 Sep 2013 in Starry Nights
Uploaded 15 Oct 2012 — 36 favorites
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© Matt Granz
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Photo Info
UploadedOctober 15, 2012
TakenOctober 11, 2012
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D7000
Exposure30 sec at f/4
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length12 mm

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I experienced an airglow effect while photographing the lake last week.

I didn't know this could happen. I'm sort of freaking out.

23 responses

  • Kelly Nichols

    Kelly Nichols gave props (15 Oct 2012):

    Very cool!

  • Elias Reveles

    Elias Reveles gave props (15 Oct 2012):

    Awesome just tooo awesome!

  • Jason Platt

    Jason Platt gave props (15 Oct 2012):

    award winner!

  • Corrado Quadrini

    Corrado Quadrini gave props (15 Oct 2012):

    without words...incredible shot!!!!

  • lowison

    lowison gave props (21 Oct 2012):


  • J.C. Collier

    J.C. Collier gave props (21 Oct 2012):

    Okay, quit it. This is just too damn good. Bravo.

  • Felicia

    Felicia gave props (21 Oct 2012):

    Amazing! Love it

  • Tomma Henckel

    Tomma Henckel gave props (21 Oct 2012):

    Amazing beauty! Good for starry nights entry!

  • Lois Martin

    Lois Martin said (27 Oct 2012):

    Amazing capture!

  • Jessica

    Jessica gave props (7 Nov 2012):


  • Laura Myers

    Laura Myers gave props (15 Nov 2012):


  • Pedro Teixeira

    Pedro Teixeira gave props (20 Nov 2012):

    Got my vote!...Really good!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (29 Nov 2012):

    Oh YEAH! Rad!

  • charu ram

    charu ram gave props (8 Dec 2012):


  • Mary VanSinclair

    Mary VanSinclair gave props (8 Dec 2012):

    Stunning on every level. Congratulations on such a wonderful capture.

  • Hazed Perceive

    Hazed Perceive gave props (24 Dec 2012):

    Beautiful... thank you for sharing it

  • Ratko Nedovic

    Ratko Nedovic gave props (24 Dec 2012):


  • quakemind

    quakemind said (6 Apr 2013):

    my vote

  • Mario Vogelsteller

    Mario Vogelsteller gave props (26 Jun 2013):

    Hope to see this someday

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) gave props (26 Jun 2013):

    Superb entry!

  • Cedric Tesson

    Cedric Tesson gave props (26 Jun 2013):

    Superbe ! My Vote!

  • Satwinder Singh

    Satwinder Singh gave props (11 Aug 2013):

    I have seen lots of Northern Lights images but this is the best so far, voted!

  • Lynda Ford

    Lynda Ford (Deleted) gave props (20 Aug 2013):

    One of the best I've seen for Starry nights

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