Morning Light Show

© Phyllis H. Burchett

Morning Light Show

Emily Cook 11/5/2010 6:41:41 PM

Wow, amazing capture! Glad I can at least experience this through your eyes. #1324400

Rona L. Schwarz 11/5/2010 9:30:53 PM

WOW, WOW! I've never experienced this, Phyllis, how absolutely glorious!!! This image is incredible, I imagine it was even more awesome in person! Thanks for sharing! #9016947

Stan J. Bendkowski 11/5/2010 11:01:01 PM

This is amazing photo, Phyllis! It was worth waiting for. The colours are incredible. Great exposure and composition. #9016995

Tommy E. Burgess 11/6/2010 12:05:41 AM

Absolutely stunning Phyllis!! What a sight to behold. Hope we see this again! #9017033

Jeff Robinson 11/6/2010 3:06:28 AM

Stunning - Impressive beyond words! Sensational capture Pyllis!! Jeff #9017108

Judy V. Kennamer 11/6/2010 4:48:13 AM

Too beautiful for words Phyllis! I want to go see this!!! Great job capturing this glorious morning! #9017204

Karen Slagle 11/6/2010 6:07:18 AM

I would love to see these lights, Phyllis and you did a magnificent job capturing them. Outstanding and a winner... #9017273

Linda Blair 11/6/2010 8:24:44 AM

What a site to behold....gorgeous capture Phyllis!!!!! #9017499

Kathy Salerni 11/6/2010 9:45:51 PM

OMG, Phyllis, this is absolutely stunning! I have seen the Northern Lights but never so vivid!! Perfect exposure and comp!! #9018345

Alex T. Mizuno 11/7/2010 12:25:19 AM

This is incredible! I've never seen aurora in my life. It's just amazing to me. Well captured in an excellent comp and exposure Phyllis!!! #9018423

Salwa Afef 11/7/2010 8:26:13 AM

Magical moment and stunning capture ,
i see this image as a fairy tale,
very well done :) #9019123

Joy Rector 11/7/2010 10:04:23 AM

awesome #9019260

Ron McEwan 11/7/2010 11:48:53 AM

This has to be the ultimate in excitement. Love to have been there. Thanks for sharing this gorgeous and unique image #9019398

Mike Clime 11/7/2010 1:17:01 PM

What and awesome capture, Phyllis! This is on my bucket list! #9019542

JO ANN CLEVELAND 11/7/2010 6:49:46 PM 1

Winner, winner, winner Phyllis!
Awesome! I've never seen anything so amazing....

jo ann c. #9019936

Terry Cervi 11/7/2010 7:04:40 PM

How I'd love to see something like this, Phyllis! This is just an awesome capture! Too beautiful for words! #9019957

Phyllis H. Burchett 11/8/2010 7:30:53 AM

Thank you so much for your comments yall....if I could we'd all go have an Aurora party on me! #9020912

Val Feldman 11/8/2010 9:01:35 AM

Ever since I was a kid and read about this fantastic phenomenon, I've wanted to see it. Like Emily, am glad I've experienced it thru this marvelous capture of yours...must've been an incredible experience to witness...glad you had the wherewithal to use your camera...I'd probably stand there with my jaw hanging open! Beautiful work, once again, Phyllis! #9021194

Debra R. Harder 11/8/2010 9:24:42 AM

OMG!! What an amazing scene, Phyllis!! Brilliant exposure, details, colors, and comp. Amazing image!! Deb #9021247

Stan Kwasniowski 11/8/2010 12:38:46 PM

Phyllis, beautiful #9021545

Summer A. Kozisek 11/8/2010 10:50:42 PM

Spectacular capture!! #9022299

Emile Abbott 11/9/2010 7:04:29 AM

Oh my gosh, Phyllis I am so jealous. I have just got to get up there some day. A definite to do. This capture is just so awesome. #9023180

Carol L. Fowler 11/9/2010 3:32:43 PM

This is awesome! I usually am up there in summer so don't have the opportunity to see this. #9024132

Phyllis H. Burchett 11/9/2010 4:52:58 PM

Thanks is pretty awesome to see! #9024276

Pattie Smith 11/9/2010 5:01:59 PM

WOW!!! This looks like a winner to me! Beautiful beyond words Phyllis! #9024295

Cathy Barrows 11/9/2010 7:51:40 PM

ok now you have ticked me would love to see this and this is one of the best pics of it I have ever seen #9024517

Karen Celella 11/10/2010 9:00:36 AM

Jaw-dropping!! I'm not sure we will be lucky enough to see anything like this during our trip next week, but now my prayers have stepped up a notch! Fabulous, Phyllis! #9025753

Dianna Murphy 11/11/2010 10:30:57 AM

Wow what an amazing site and image! #9028057

Phyllis H. Burchett 11/11/2010 7:04:46 PM

Thank so much for taking the time to comment you guys, you are all such amazing means a lot to me. #9028897

Steve M. Harrington 11/11/2010 8:17:20 PM

An exceptional image, Phyllis! I am really interested in this type of shooting and would love to know what the camera settings were.
Steve #9029001

Nadia Paul 11/17/2010 2:22:14 AM

This is just breathtaking Phyllis - I'm sure we'll see this one again! #9044063

Phyllis H. Burchett 11/17/2010 8:07:04 PM

Thanks Steve and Nadia! Steve, I'm pretty sure it was a 30 second exposure at F2.8 and ISO 800. #9047230

Leslie McLain 11/19/2010 5:09:48 AM

Amazing capture and colors, Phyllis. #9050770

Robert Jensen 12/2/2010 12:26:51 PM

Wow - straight into my favorites #9076568

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 12/13/2010 12:34:07 PM

Oh my, this is a big winner Phyllis!!! I am so impressed. What a beauty!

Congratulations on your finalist, I'm sure this will be golden!!! Yes, a fav! #9096930

Emile Abbott 12/13/2010 1:29:12 PM

I am not surprised to see this again. Outstanding finalist Phyllis. Yep I am still jealous #9097419

Marijana Fajgl 12/13/2010 1:52:33 PM

What a magic! Big congratulations on your amazing finalist! #9097610

Pattie Smith 12/13/2010 1:58:29 PM

Congratulations Phyllis! I think this one will come around again! #9097652

Renee Doyle 12/13/2010 2:15:50 PM

Big Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Phyllis!! #9097735

Lynn M. Whitt 12/13/2010 2:40:38 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist... #9097863

Lisa J. Boulden 12/13/2010 3:15:00 PM

Winner all the way, and straight into my favs!
Blessings, Lisa♥ #9098139

Carol L. Fowler 12/13/2010 3:24:32 PM

Big Congrats! No surprise here! #9098215

Rona L. Schwarz 12/13/2010 3:31:21 PM

Agreed! No surprise, that is. A magical capture, Phyllis and I predict more Gold magic to come. HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on this outstanding Finalist! #9098258

Val Feldman 12/13/2010 3:43:48 PM

How could this spectacular image miss??? It couldn't - impossible!!! Huge congrats to you, Phyllis for a superb Finalist and all the best in the upcoming round! ~Val #9098331

Tammy Espino 12/13/2010 3:46:09 PM

Congrats on your finalist!!! :) #9098348

Kim Andelkovic 12/13/2010 3:48:43 PM

I'm speechless, still trying to pick my jaw up off the ground.......ABSOLUTELY SPECTACULAR and just rite outside your cabin.....WOW WOW WOW......It truly is breathtaking......Its already a GOLD to me.....brilliant work Phyllis :-) #9098369

Jessica Jenney 12/13/2010 3:50:44 PM

Congratulations, Usman on your stunning finalist! What a fabulous sight and capture! #9098382

Jessica Jenney 12/13/2010 3:52:44 PM

I'm so sorry, I meant to say Phyllis!:( #9098397

The Judges at 12/13/2010 4:55:17 PM

It really is awesome! #9098759

Phyllis H. Burchett 12/13/2010 5:13:07 PM

Thank you so much you guys! #9098833

Deborah C. Lewinson 12/13/2010 6:24:37 PM

Wow, Phyllis, hardy congrats on this spectacular finalist!

Best wishes for the next round!
Debby #9099145

Patti Coblentz 12/13/2010 6:32:31 PM

Awesome, to say the least, Phyllis...congratulations...sure to go gold! Very jealous, too...would LOVE to see this :) #9099209

Leslie McLain 12/13/2010 7:52:09 PM

Congrats on all of your beautiful finalists, Phyllis. #9099776

Debra R. Harder 12/13/2010 8:34:29 PM

So superb, Phyllis! Huge congratulations on another SUPERB finalist! Deb #9100183

Terry Cervi 12/13/2010 8:41:34 PM

Congrats on this well deserved finalist, Phyllis! #9100255

Nancyj E. Hovey 12/14/2010 3:01:43 AM

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #9101204

Danny B. Head 12/14/2010 7:29:58 AM

Wow, I want to go! Congrats! #9102195

Donna W. Neal 12/14/2010 3:00:59 PM

I am so jealous, this would be on my "bucket List" for sure.
Congratulations on a wonderful finalist! #9103204

Stefania Barbier 12/15/2010 2:31:15 AM

this is superb... I so much envy you for having seen this... amazing... congratulations!!!! #9104486

Usman M. Bajwa 12/15/2010 3:14:02 AM

A terrific image to behold for long. CONGRATZ. Looks all set for Golden glory, Phyllis!

UB. #9104559

Judy V. Kennamer 12/15/2010 7:48:50 AM

I knew this was a winner Phyllis!!! What a beauty! A BIG CONGRATS to you!!! #9105271

Patti Coblentz 12/15/2010 7:50:49 AM

Big congratulations on your amazing winner, Phyllis!! #9105286

Kathy Cline 12/15/2010 8:00:00 AM

Merry Christmas Phyllis and a BIG congrats to you on the winning image! #9105344

Terry Cervi 12/15/2010 8:38:37 AM

Congrats on your beautiful second place win, Phyllis! #9105531

Debra R. Harder 12/15/2010 8:44:20 AM

This is one of my favs, Phyllis! Huge congratulations on a well-deserved GOLD WINNER!! BEAUTIFUL!! Deb #9105570

Rona L. Schwarz 12/15/2010 9:14:24 AM

I knew this would go GOLD, Phyllis, and am so very happy for you! A magical image to be sure...HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on your outstanding Gold Winner! #9105687

Stefania Barbier 12/15/2010 11:18:39 AM

fantastic win, congratulations!!! #9106005

Michelle Alton 12/15/2010 11:41:33 AM

Wow, Phyllis, this is extraordinary! Congratulations on your Win! #9106079

Kim Andelkovic 12/15/2010 12:23:56 PM

Congratulations Phyllis, I would have given this 1st place win :-) #9106205

JO ANN CLEVELAND 12/15/2010 1:02:45 PM

As I said the first time I commented on this...WINNER, WINNER, WINNER! I would have given it Grande Prize!

Congratulations girl!

jo ann c. #9106382

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 12/15/2010 1:11:35 PM


HUGE CONGRATS on your awesome win!

Photobucket #9106420

Emile Abbott 12/15/2010 1:25:11 PM

Congratulation Phyllis on your awesome second place win. #9106477

Val Feldman 12/15/2010 1:43:30 PM

Sometimes, I want to kiss the Judges! Sure do feel like it this time for picking out this phenomenally beautiful capture and Gold Win of yours! Magnificent work, Phyllis - Huge congratulations!!! #9106543

Pattie Smith 12/15/2010 1:48:00 PM

Congratulations Phyllis on this WINNER! My favorite photo! #9106560

Renee Doyle 12/15/2010 3:15:41 PM

Big congratulations Phyllis on this wonderful winner!!! #9106774

Merna L. Nobile 12/15/2010 3:56:38 PM

It is my honor to congratulate and celebrate your award for November, 2010. Merna #9107007

Nadia Paul 12/15/2010 3:58:24 PM

Congrats on this stunning winner Phyllis! #9107018

SaMi Martin 12/15/2010 4:04:37 PM

Congrats Phyllis on this beautiful image! #9107057

Phyllis H. Burchett 12/15/2010 4:14:55 PM

Thank you soooo much everybody for your comments and your support....what a great little photo community this is! #9107107

Karen Slagle 12/15/2010 4:18:26 PM

Congrats again my friend on your most wonderful winning image. What a fantastic capture and trip... #9107124

Jessica Jenney 12/15/2010 4:23:41 PM

Congratulations, Phyllis on your stunning winner! #9107155

Shirley A. Kinney 12/15/2010 6:33:28 PM

Phyllis, this is just too awesome for words. This was definitely waiting up all night for...Haven't been on BP much lately and somehow I missed this. Congrats on your win. It is well deserved. #9107542

Sam Britt 12/15/2010 6:44:44 PM

Big Congrats on this second place winner, Phyllis!! #9107594

Patrick Rouzes 12/15/2010 6:52:50 PM

Cannot believe I missed this, Phyllis! Congratulations on this incredible Winner! WTG! #9107640

Stan Kwasniowski 12/15/2010 7:29:15 PM

Phyllis, a big Congratulations #9107754

Cindy Bendush 12/15/2010 11:25:00 PM

Big congrats on your excellent winner Phyllis! Awesome!!! #9108088

Danny B. Head 12/16/2010 3:22:27 AM

I really love this one Phyliss! Congrats to you! #9108235

Nancyj E. Hovey 12/16/2010 5:13:25 AM

Congratulations #9108576

Karen Celella 12/16/2010 7:03:39 AM

I am SO THRILLED to see this on the winners page! Huge congratulations Phyllis!! I'm still drooling! #9108871

Usman M. Bajwa 12/16/2010 7:58:37 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on your terrific Second place GOLD, Phyllis. WTG!

UB. #9109002

Ellen Hodges 12/16/2010 1:08:00 PM

Huge congrats on a super duper winner, Phyllis!! Fab capture!! #9109505

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 12/16/2010 7:12:24 PM

OMGOSH! This is sooooo incredibley BEAUTIFUL, Phyllis! It takes my breath away!

CONGRATULATIONS on your magnificent win! :-) k #9110172

Phyllis H. Burchett 12/16/2010 8:03:54 PM

Thank you so much you guys for all the wonderful comments!!! ☺ #9110299

Irene Colling 12/16/2010 8:51:05 PM

Mother nature painted the sky but you skillfully captured the scene and artfully presented the moment for all of us to enjoy.

Congratulations on your winning image Phyllis. #9110331

Mary K. Robison 12/17/2010 1:37:00 AM

Outstanding capture, Phyllis. Congratulations on your well earned win! #9110490

Phyllis H. Burchett 12/17/2010 6:22:39 AM

Thanks Irene and Mary R.! #9110965

Leslie McLain 12/18/2010 6:39:40 AM

Congrats on your stunning winner, Phyllis. #9112761

Carol Flisak 12/18/2010 11:03:39 AM

Huge congrats on your second place winner, Phyllis!! This is a stunning capture... it must have been an awesome thing to see in person. It's on my bucket list! #9113175

Kathy Salerni 12/18/2010 3:15:29 PM

Big congrats on this gorgeous Winner, Phyllis! #9113561

Jeff Robinson 12/19/2010 7:02:39 AM

Congrats Phyllis on your Wonderful 2nd Place Win! Jeff #9114296

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 12/21/2010 8:25:31 AM

Congratulations on your win Phyllis!!! A HUGE FAVORITE of mine! I would love to see this in person, some day! Thanks for sharing!!! #9118049

Eivor Kuchta 2/14/2011 7:32:28 PM

Spectacular! What a treat, worth waiting for! #9241175

Leslie McLain 6/23/2016 7:48:12 AM

Congrats on a stunning POTD, Phyllis. #11487660

Rosemary Sampson 6/23/2016 8:35:32 AM


Nancy L. Green 6/23/2016 9:09:02 AM

GORGEOUS image Phyllis, CONGRATULATIONS!!! <>< #11487683

Vicki J. Mudd 6/23/2016 9:14:16 AM

Absolutely stunning image. Congratulations on your gorgeous POTD and other gold awards winner.

Patricia A. Casey 6/23/2016 10:28:13 AM

Congratulations, Phyllis on POTD for this wonderful capture and all the Gold previously awarded this photo! Cheers!!! =^..^= #11487703

Photographer 6/23/2016 12:32:48 PM


Carol Quina 6/23/2016 1:09:37 PM

Congratulations on your POTD for this lovely capture! #11487753

JO ANN CLEVELAND 6/24/2016 11:19:02 AM

And now...Inspiration of the Week! Such a winner Phyllis! #11488074

Nadia Paul 6/25/2016 1:50:32 AM

So beautiful Phyllis - congrats on your POTD! #11488282

Paula Showen 6/25/2016 8:41:05 AM

This is an outstanding capture!!! So glad you were able to catch it, because I've never seen such a beautiful sight! Congratulations on your well deserved gold awards!!! #11488349

Phyllis H. Burchett 7/5/2016 12:40:26 PM

Thank you so very much for the lovely comments everyone, what a nice surprise to get POTD. I was out of the country when it came up sorry for the late reply!!! #11492233

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After staying up most of the night to catch the Aurora we finally went to bed. When we stepped outside our cabins at 5AM this site greeting us.....awesome. Igloo #8, Wiseman, Alaska

Exif: F Number: 2.8, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 39/1 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 800, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 17.00 mm, Model: NIKON D3

Uploaded on 11/5/2010 6:05:46 PM

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Camera: Nikon D3 Digital SLR Camera All Time Best Photo Contest Winner Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner Photo of the Day

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