Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Wikipedia Commons Photo of 2006 (Aurora Borealis)

The winner of the Wikipedia Commons Photo of the Year for 2006 is Senior Airman Joshua Strang, who took the photo below of the Aurora Borealis from Bear Lake, Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska.

(Photo by Joshua Strang)

Photographing an aurora is quite different from typical long-exposure night photography. If your exposure is too long, it becomes all blurry. Chris VenHaus has an informative article on How to Find and Photograph Aurora Borealis.

Congratulations to Airman Strang!


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