This picture of the aurora borealis, or Northern Lights, was taken from Uttakleiv Seaside within the Lofoten Islands of Norway on November 27, 2018. Lofoten is an archipelago within the northern a part of Norway.
He used an Olympus OM-D E-M1, and the lens he used was an Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 12-50mm f/3.5-6.Three EZ ED MSC, set to f/3.6 at 13mm. The publicity time was 4 seconds.
“A half-Moon behind me lit up the mountains and seashore,” he wrote.
Our runner up this week Alec Lee’s photograph of the Hunter’s Moon rising behind Mount Baker, over Victoria, British Columbia, on October 31, 2020.
Lee stated the picture was shot from Colwood, British Columbia, utilizing a Nikon D810 with a Nikkor 200-500 lens set at 200mm and f/5.6. The publicity time was 1/5 second.
“A spectacular Hallowe’en Moon rise, the Hunter’s Moon/Blue Moon rising behind Mount Baker,” Lee stated.
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