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How to Photograph Northern Lights

by Benny Hoynes / Sep 14, 2017 /
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How to take photos of the beautiful northern lights.

 

I've shared some Northern Lights photos from Norway here on Wandering Educators, and was asked to share my photographic techniques.

 

The Rock Animals of Eidsfjord, Sortland in Vesterålen, Norway

by Benny Hoynes / Jun 24, 2017 /
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Here are photos of some animals, made in stone, at Kjørstad, Eidsfjord, Vesterålen. It's a 40 min drive from my home. You can see cormorant bird, cow, eagle, fox, puffin, black grouse, seagulls, a stone church, a stone man, and a turtle.

They are placed around in the woods, not far away from the gravel road. A person made these things out of rocks. Take a look...

Purple Aurora and the Milky Way: Sky Scenes from Northern Norway

by Benny Hoynes / Mar 21, 2015 /
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From Buksnesford, Andøy. Just 20 min drive from my home.

 

Purple Aurora and the Milky Way: Sky Scenes from Northern Norway

 

Purple Aurora and the Milky Way: Sky Scenes from Northern Norway

 

Solar Eclipse 2015 in Northern Norway

by Benny Hoynes / Mar 20, 2015 /
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Solar eclipse, March 15. at 11.02. Some snow came in over us, but got a glimpse of the solar eclipse. Taken from my porch, at Hognfjorden, Vesterålen, Norway.

 

Solar Eclipse 2015 in Northern Norway

Sunsets, Wildlife, and Aurora North of the Arctic Circle

by Benny Hoynes / Mar 03, 2015 /
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Here are some pics from arctic Norway taken in February. Some beautiful sunsets, animals, and nature, just outside where I live.
 

Reindeer, north of the Arctic Circle, Norway. Photographer Benny Høynes

An Astromonic Look at Norway's Night Sky

by Benny Hoynes / Jan 22, 2015 /
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The comet Lovejoy is now visible at the sky, among many millions stars. These photos were taken with my canon 6D, and my 200 mm lense, at jan. 20. 2015.

 

Beautiful Winter Auroras from Hognfjorden, Vesterålen, Norway

by Benny Hoynes / Dec 24, 2014 /
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From Hognfjorden, Vesterålen. Beautiful auroras this week  - taken from my house, just 100 meters down, by the sea.

 

 Beautiful Winter Auroras from Hognfjorden, Vesterålen, Norway

 

 Beautiful Winter Auroras from Hognfjorden, Vesterålen, Norway

Arctic light: Aurora Borealis at Vesterålen, northern Norway

by Benny Hoynes / Nov 24, 2014 /
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November 23, 2014. Some great auroras and stars, over Andøy, northern Norway. It's  nice, these days and nights up here...

 

The Magic Green Light in Arctic Norway

by Benny Hoynes / Nov 01, 2014 /
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Oct 20, near where I live. Beautiful aurora borealis - had a great outburst for several hours, and I enjoyed it!! I shot around 400 pics that night...love it!

 

Aurora outburst in Norway

by Benny Hoynes / Oct 15, 2014 /
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Some auroras over Roksøy, Sortland, Norway. Several hours of aurora boreoalis dancing over my head.

 

Aurora outburst in Norway. Photographer Benny Høynes

 

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