Coinciding with the season aurora borealis With the aim of inspiring and sharing the beauty of this natural phenomenon, travel and photography blog Capture The Atlas brings us the best photos of the Northern Lights every year. These are the 25 finalists from the Northern Lights Photographer of the Year competition, in this edition we will be looking at the skies of the United States, Russia, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Iceland, Australia, Canada and New Zealand.
Photo quality, the story behind the shot, and the ability to be inspired by photos in general are key factors in choosing photos each year. Dan Zafra, Editor of Capture The Atlas, selects these images for 12 months not only from photos taken by some of the world’s most famous photographers, but also from new talent, as well as places where the aurora borealis have not been photographed before. . It’s an example of the northern lights captured on the recently active Fagradalsfjall volcano, and it’s one of the best photos in this edition of the competition we show you with a selection of the finalists.
(taken from National Geographic)
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