ChelseaTracyPhotography
ChelseaTracyPhotography

Aurora Frost

The lights were out in Fairbanks as early as 5:00 pm. I headed north on the Steese Highway about 7:30 and was simply looking for somewhere to stop that would pr...
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The lights were out in Fairbanks as early as 5:00 pm. I headed north on the Steese Highway about 7:30 and was simply looking for somewhere to stop that would provide a more interesting foreground than a typical "dark mountain and bright sky" lights photo. As I drove by these stairs (leading to a restroom), I knew exactly the photo I wanted.

I first experimented with light painting the railing, but I was unhappy with how that was turning out. After half an hour or so, a car passed so I started playing with using the headlights-tail lights to get the effect I wanted. It took probably a dozen or so cars before I finally got the timing right, etc., but it was more than worth it.
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11 Comments | Report
minutes2memory
 
minutes2memory November 16, 2014
Incredible! Nice job!
ChelseaTracyPhotography
ChelseaTracyPhotography September 11, 2016
Thank you!
genechan
 
genechan December 14, 2014
Shooting aurora is really a dream... amazing stuff!
ChelseaTracyPhotography
ChelseaTracyPhotography September 11, 2016
It absolutely is a dream - and it leaves me in awe every time I go out.
EvaThomsonWhorley PRO
 
EvaThomsonWhorley January 11, 2015
On my bucket list! Well done.
ChelseaTracyPhotography
ChelseaTracyPhotography September 11, 2016
Thank you - and it is something that is worth an entry on a bucket list.
MandyB
 
MandyB January 20, 2015
Gorgeous!
ChelseaTracyPhotography
ChelseaTracyPhotography September 11, 2016
Thank you!
roccochiara
 
roccochiara January 24, 2015
assolutamente magnifico!!!
ChelseaTracyPhotography
ChelseaTracyPhotography September 11, 2016
Grazie mille!
ChixPixPhotography PRO
 
ChixPixPhotography March 23, 2015
I like the story behind the shot on this one. Good idea.
ChelseaTracyPhotography
ChelseaTracyPhotography September 11, 2016
Thank you! It is so great to utilize what is already around you to make a great shot.
dougplume PRO+
 
dougplume November 07, 2016
Amazing image, superb work
CMM456
 
CMM456 November 07, 2016
Great image - Congratulations
Mish55
 
Mish55 November 30, 2016
Stunning capture! Beautiful composition
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Shesisu December 28, 2016
Lovely!
Landscapehunter_2020
 
Landscapehunter_2020 October 04, 2020
M\u00E1gico!!
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