November 22, 2014

November 22, 2014

Sky Light

Photograph by Emma Blythman, National Geographic Your Shot

Viewed from a remote ecolodge, the aurora borealis unfurls over a snowy plain in Canada’s Northwest Territories. “Having always had a love of the stars, I moved to the lodge to see the aurora and to learn to live off the land,” writes Your Shot member Emma Blythman. “Each night, after learning how to hunt and collecting wood, I would camp out by candlelight at the igloo, set up my camera, and watch the aurora dance above my head for hours. Magical.”

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12 comments
Kimberli Robinson
Kimberli Robinson

What a wonderful display of light!  Trying amazing what God can produce and what man can capture.

Michael Lacy
Michael Lacy

magical!  how did you light the igloo for the shot?

GARRY BROPHY
GARRY BROPHY

GARRY B


WHAT AN AMAZING WORLD WE LIVE IN.

ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL.

GARRY BROPHY
GARRY BROPHY

WHAT AN AMAZING WORLD WE LIVE IN.

ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL.

S. yu
S. yu

So beautiful!

john h.
john h.

So beautiful and amazing! I wonder if there were any sounds other than the crunch of ice and breathing.

Jill Henry
Jill Henry

Dear Bucket List,


I have an addition...

Yolanda Patterson
Yolanda Patterson

I want to see and experience this before I pass this earth!  What a beautiful photograph! 

Bill Chojnowski
Bill Chojnowski

Great balance to this work. It brings a lovely silence to us. 

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