Moonlight and Aurora

© Paul R. Nelson

Moonlight and Aurora

Arthur Bohlmann level-classic 7/4/2012 6:23:10 AM

Ververy noce, great color, detail, composition ad lighting #1472935

Paul R. Nelson level-classic 7/4/2012 6:42:59 AM

Thank you very much, Arthur, my friend. It was a neat morning at the lakeshore. #10213696

Arthur Bohlmann level-classic 7/4/2012 7:08:07 AM

AHHHH! Early morning photography My favorite time to be out and about with the camera. Can't find better light #10213720

Paul R. Nelson level-classic 7/4/2012 7:30:42 AM

Indeed! The moon was bright enough, and yet low enough, that I had to lay flat on a rock so my shadow was not in the image. It was tough laying there watching the stars... #10213733

Arthur Bohlmann level-classic 7/4/2012 7:44:19 AM

Ya gotta do what ya gotta do to get the great ones #10213740

David Resnikoff level-classic 7/8/2012 6:28:15 PM

Paul,
fantistic, awesome.
i am so jealous. in Mexico probably i,ll be mugged and killed and have my equipment stolen if a
I dare to go at night and take puctures.
Man, freedom and enterprise are basic.

Regarding the photo, I admire your passion
David R
#10220367

Paul R. Nelson level-classic 7/8/2012 8:44:19 PM

Thank you, David.
I have another BP friend from Mexico, so I've heard a little about the dangers, which is too bad; there are a lot of neat opportunities at night. There are places in the U.S. where I wouldn't dare go out at night, but where we are it is quite safe. You are wise to know what limits to follow, and adhering to them.

Photographing moonlit scenes and photographing the Aurora Borealis are two things I am very passionate about; it was neat to be able to get them in one image. #10220573

Kim Andelkovic (Kovic) level-classic 7/8/2012 10:46:07 PM

Absolutely gorgeous :-) great POV, colour and beautiful scene :-)
#10220718

Rita K. Connell level-classic 7/9/2012 6:14:17 AM

this is an awesome shot paul, I love the all the stars in the sky. Looking forward to being up in your neck of the woods in late sept. #10221095

Paul R. Nelson level-classic 7/9/2012 7:49:35 PM

Thank you, Kim. Thank you Rita. I appreciate the compliments.

Rita, I'm glad you will be able to visit the U.P.; I think you will enjoy it. If you send me a PM before you come, I will try to let you know where the Autumn colors stand. #10222251

Arthur Bohlmann level-classic 8/29/2012 8:37:10 AM

Geeze! Three silvers so far! Congratz! What time is the party? #10296162

Paul R. Nelson level-classic 8/29/2012 8:47:12 AM

Thank you, Art. They say good things come in threes; I guess that fits this month. I'll be firing up the grill around 6:00; I'll be glad to throw another steak on if you want to stop by... #10296218

Kim Andelkovic (Kovic) level-classic 8/29/2012 2:23:03 PM

Well deserved finalist Paul, Congratulations.....my bets are on GOLD ;-) #10297314

Agnes Fegan level-classic 8/29/2012 2:47:02 PM

This is so beautiful ... congratulations! #10297363

Paul R. Nelson level-classic 8/29/2012 3:53:45 PM

Thank you, Kim, I appreciate the compliment and the vote of confidence. If it does go any further it would be my first.

Thank you, Agnes. I really appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts. #10297545

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 9/8/2012 12:37:24 PM

You are on a roll Paul! Big congrats!

jo ann c. #10314397

David Resnikoff level-classic 9/8/2012 12:57:49 PM

Felicidades my friend

Now letīs get the Gold #10314431

Paul R. Nelson level-classic 9/8/2012 6:37:55 PM

Thank you, Jo Ann. Thank you, David. #10314754

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Captured at 2:45 am.at Presque Isle Park on the shore of Lake Superior in Marquette, in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Sigma 20mm f/1.8, 20mm, f/2.8, 30 sec, ISO 500

Uploaded on 7/2/2012 9:43:17 PM

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