Celestial Lights- aurora

This spectacular time-lapse video of aurora in the Arctic skies is the latest creation by photo/video artist Ole C. Salomonsen.

“For this video I did shoot approx 150.000 exposures from sept.2011 – april.2012 using Canon DSLR’s and various wide angle lenses.”



Auroras are caused by solar activity. Our suns activity varies in 11 year cycles, and we are closing solar maximum (solar max) for our current solar cycle somewhere between 2012-2013.

Celestial Lights is my second video project. It is another stop motion based video about the northern lights. The video is shot in the northern parts of Norway, Finland and Sweden during autumn 2011, winter and spring 2012.

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