Aurora photography

Top locations

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AuroraWatch UK magnetometer site AuroraWatch UK magnetometer site

If you know of any good locations for photographing the aurora please contact us; we are looking for specific sites with picturesque horizons, interesting foregrounds or opportunities for framing a shot in a unique way. Any details you can include about the site would be very helpful.

Top tips

On our blog, we have compiled a few top tips on how to photograph the aurora and how to determine if you’ve actually captured the aurora in a photo.

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