Behind the Image: Emergence

After a night shooting the northern lights, and running around to try to find breaks in the cloud cover, I finally decided to return to the Naiset Huts to catch a nap since I could no longer escape the clouds. Just as I was about the enter the cabin (which was already nearly full of fast-asleep people), I spotted a few stars glowing above the mountains.

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Aurora Watching Web Resources

The big “FAQ” for me has always been “which northern lights prediction websites do you recommend?” No matter how much one monitors the data available, viewing the aurora always involves an element of unpredictability. Familiarizing yourself with the following resources should improve your chances.

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An Unforgettable Morning

I just wrapped up 10 days of shooting all over the Mountains Parks with the crew from Mountains in Motion and the project is coming together very nicely. We encountered everything during those 10 days, including the snowstorm of the year, and the aurora of the year during our very last hours of shooting. Doug…

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Abraham Lake Aurora

The last few days have been action-packed as I have been spending time all over the mountain parks with the other members of the Mountains In Motion crew to gather new material for the film. Here is a still from a long time-lapse sequence captured at beautiful Abraham Lake, Alberta a few nights ago. The…

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