Capturing The northern lights

The Northern Lights are one of nature’s most spectacular showcases.
But also one of its most elusive. Follow the tips in this class and you’ll have the best chance of capturing them.

About the teacher

Baldur Kristjánsson 33 is a photographer and has been documenting the life of Icelanders for the past 10 years. He had planned to be a economist but quit after 3 weeks in the University to follow his instincts, a life behind the lens.

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