Challenge: Free Study 2008-02 (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-5D
Lens: Canon EF 24mm f/1.4L USM
Location: Žingvellir, Iceland
Date: Feb 1, 2008
Shutter: 2 sec
Galleries: Sky, Landscape
Date Uploaded: Feb 29, 2008
|I went out with Sissi, Indridistefans, Steinar and Steinar“s buddy Halli to Žingvellir (don“t know if he is a DPC user).
It was absolutely FREEZING, I don“t think I have ever been outdoors during night in such cold, it was about -25 degrees celcius and also blowing cold wind on top of that. It was totally worth it though, when we got there the borealis were as strong as I have ever seen them and put on quite a show.
I really like this picture simply because the "hole" in the borealis looks like a Raven, at least to me. Oh and we have absolutely no legends about the phoenix here in Iceland but quite a few about ravens so while I appreciate the title suggestion change, there really is no doubt in my mind that this is indeed a raven and not a phoenix but I am glad people see a shape in there as well :)
Post processing pretty standard, C1 raw processing, darkened sky and brightened ground but not by much, since the borealis were insanely strong that night.
DPChallenge, and website content and design, Copyright © 2001-2021 Challenging Technologies, LLC.
All digital photo copyrights belong to the photographers and may not be used without permission.
Proudly hosted by Sargasso Networks
. Current Server Time: 06/19/2021 12:42:03 PM EDT.