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Waltz of the Polar Lights by Trichardsen Waltz of the Polar Lights by Trichardsen
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It is an absolute treat watching the aurora dance across the sky, I know I am lucky to be able to experience it so often, but you cannot blame me for capturing it every chance I get. :D

Captured at Josvannet, Nordreisa, Northern Norway.
Nikon D800E, 15mm.
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This here is breathtaking by no means! The dazzling effects from the aurora lights and the reflection on water they made shows us the magic coming from legendary lore and fairy tales. The backdrop of the mountains and forests are perfectly done as silhouettes contrasting the night-light show we are seeing. What's even more amazing is the inclusion of the misty line that appears to be a fog. I'm not sure if that was edited in, but it sure adds a mystical feel to the stunning effects of the aurora lights. Also the nightly hues of blue are captured well!
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Can you ever get enough of aurora photographs? I can't! The only thing wrong with this shot is that I'm not the one who took it. It is absolutely astonishing. Sure, it's not the most original subject matter. Online art communities are filled with similar images, but this one is crème de la crème.

Adherence to the rule of thirds is perfect. The image is as sharp as a tack. The exposure is correct. The colors are vibrant, but not overly saturated. There is literally NO burning and dodging required. Even the subtle fog collecting on the waterbed is properly illuminated by the shining Northern lights. I hope I can witness this with my own eyes someday.
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Grobir Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2017   Digital Artist
Swingin' On a Star _revamp_ crash kissy kissy face Gold Star Sticker Icon Fav fella (Badge) 
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Trichardsen Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2017  Professional Photographer
:thanks:
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Akekai Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is so beautiful :heart: _ :heart:
I have always wanted to see the Northern Lights. I'd cry at the sight.
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Trichardsen Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2017  Professional Photographer
Thanks so much. :bow:
It is a magnificent sight, even considering how frequently I see the lights I can still remember one evening from the next and the small differences there are in movement and strenght, you will surely not be dissapointed.
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Akekai Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're welcome. Meow :3 
It is. I know there are people who would just say that it's too cold to go see them. 
The cold is well worth getting to see this amazing sight at least once in life.
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Trichardsen Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2017  Professional Photographer
Absolutely, I just think that sometimes people underestimate the cold and if they had dressed for it, the experience would be amazing.
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ArtByCleeland Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2016  Professional General Artist
One of the best Northern Lights Photos I've seen!
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Trichardsen Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2016  Professional Photographer
Thanks so much. :bow:
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Trichardsen Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2016  Professional Photographer
Thank you :)
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thedaydreaminggirl Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2016   Photographer
My pleasure. =)
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TripArts Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2016  Student General Artist
Do you mind if i use this picture for my youtube channel banner?
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:icontrichardsen:
Trichardsen Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2016  Professional Photographer
You may do so with credit.
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Lightworker7Sky Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing!
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Trichardsen Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2016  Professional Photographer
Thank you :)
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ModernArtPrints Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2016  Professional General Artist
Amazing photo!!!
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Trichardsen Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2016  Professional Photographer
Thanks so much. :)
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Turboqueen Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2016
That's wonderful. A kind of magic. It must be amazing to see that in real :-)
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:icontrichardsen:
Trichardsen Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2016  Professional Photographer
Thanks so much :)
It is really something special seeing the northern lights, even having seen it as much as I do it is always special
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IsiraArt Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
That photo is really amazing! : )
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Trichardsen Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2015  Professional Photographer
Thanks so much. :)
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IsiraArt Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
You´re welcome, that´s the best photo of polar light I´ve ever seen! x3 
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Trichardsen Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2015  Professional Photographer
That is quite a compliment, I´ll take it. :bow:
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WindySilver Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
So magnificent! :heart:
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Trichardsen Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2015  Professional Photographer
Many thanks :)
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WindySilver Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
You're welcome!
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Eruanna17 Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow, I am so jealous! All those aurora photos of yours look absolutely stunning!Wow!
When I've reached that kind of level I'd be really happy.
Now I didn't fave all photos in your collection, but what I like especially about this one is how the lights are reflected on the perfectly calm water and also the fog rising from it. It has a very calm feeling to it, but not necessarily cold (even if it must have been quite chilly I imagine). So the composition of this photo is singularly captivating :worship:
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Trichardsen Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2015  Professional Photographer
Thank you very much, really appreciate that.
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Eruanna17 Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome :D
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SharpPhotoStudio Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2015  Professional Photographer
My girlfriend and I both agree that this picture looks like a magical place.  Somewhere far, far away where the laws of life don't apply and it is just beautiful every waking moment of the day.  And you have captured its beauty for all of us to see.  

Thank you. 
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Trichardsen Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2015  Professional Photographer
Thank you kindly, glad you guys like it.
This lake, thought easily accessed is actualy quite secluded, you would be hard pressed to hear a single sound during winter here. :)
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reliikkiART Featured By Owner May 21, 2015  Student General Artist
Oh my, this is amazing! ANd the water looks like a mirror, so clear...
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Trichardsen Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2015  Professional Photographer
Many thanks. :)
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virizon-senpei Featured By Owner May 19, 2015
The reflection makes it look the best :)
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Trichardsen Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2015  Professional Photographer
Thanks so much. :)
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notmor Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
wow fantastic capture i always dreamed of seeing the northern lights Clap 
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mora-KBM Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2015
Lucky I wish I could see an aurora.
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kwarts Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2015
This is marvellous. I hope there is some left for me when I am in Norway next month.
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Sofiwick Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2015  Professional Photographer

Hi! This photograph was chosen to be featured in the “Best of the Year Feature” by our group #Passion-for-Photos! Your art is awesome!

Here is the link: passion-for-photos.deviantart.…

Please :+favlove: it to spread the love! :love:

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neonstarwolf01 Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2014  Student Artist
This is EPIC.....
I literally am gonna die.....
medic!!!
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Trichardsen Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2015  Professional Photographer
Thank you kindly. :bow:
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neonstarwolf01 Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2015  Student Artist
luv the emoji
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EphemeralMemory Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I love how the lake hasn't forgotten the stars even in light of the beautiful aurora. 
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Trichardsen Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2015  Professional Photographer
I did have to push the brightness a little at the bottom to make it clearer, but standing there seeing it, it was very clear as well. :)
Glad you like it. :)
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Sofiwick Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2014  Professional Photographer

Hi! This photograph was chosen to be featured in the monthly news article by our group #Passion-for-Photos and it’ll be also moved to our “Feature” folder! Your art is awesome!

Here is the link: passion-for-photos.deviantart.…

Please :+favlove: it to spread the love! :love:

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Trichardsen Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2014  Professional Photographer
Thanks so much. :)
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solid32 Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Gorgeous!!!La la la la  And if I lived there I'd do the same.
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Trichardsen Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2014  Professional Photographer
Thanks so much. :bow:
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solid32 Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You're very welcome!:happybounce: 
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KatZaphire Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
soo beautiful :love:
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