Photo Tips for Capturing the Northern Lights

I frequently get asked for tips on how to photograph the aurora borealis. Capturing the dancing lights is a fine science of checking the data, ensuring you have optimal conditions, knowing your gear, and being ready to wait… and wait… and wait. It takes patience to capture that green glow and come home with images you’re happy with. Here are some of my best tips:

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11 Larch Tree Images to Ring in Fall

Larch trees are one of the only conifers that do not lay claim to the β€˜evergreen’ title. These unique trees are well known for lighting up fall in Canadian Rockies by turning their regularly green, soft, needles vibrant yellow, before shedding them completely to tuck in for winter.

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Travel Alberta’s #AlbertaDarkSkies Photo Contest

Some sweet prizes are up for grabs in the Alberta Dark Skies Photo Contest, hosted by Travel Alberta! I’ve teamed up with them to offer an evening of one-on-one photo instruction and the winner will also receive two nights at The Fairmont Banff Springs plus a $500 Fairmont gift certificate and $300 in gas cards.

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