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Hey frozen dudes,

I'd like to visit with my son in Jan. or Feb. Was in Cold Lake, Alberta for northern lights but couldn't get good photos with my digital. Do I need to invest in a time-lapse digital before I visit? Important 'cause they're not cheap.

I from Minnesota, have driven to Alaska and back to San Diego, up to Prudhoe Bay and Barrow etc. Wouldn't dream of driving in winter, been in S.D. too long!



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21. Re: Digital photography

Not sure how I missed this thread the first time around, but CTB, I have almost that exact same set up and here are some of the pics I got last year with a small tripod sitting on the hood of my car:


You'll see on some of them it's a bit fuzzy- I either pushed too hard when taking it or someone was shaking my car (there was a lot of getting in and out- wimps), but not many of them are like that. I may have had the ISO at 800- can't recall. I'm going to make sure I do 400 next time- assuming I get a chance at something other than cloudy skies when they are out this year.

Edited: 6:24 pm, February 29, 2012
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thanks Alaskan Tiger, I will be very happy if I can do as well as you with my lights photos and current camera. I really want to save my money to buy some ultra light backpacking gear for summer, instead of buying a new camera that will take me back to carrying added lens and weight etc although i do love photography too. I'm there for 12 days starting Sunday night the 11th of March, wish me luck!

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