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Aurora Borealis. I have become blasé about photographing the Northern Lights. It takes now a compelling foreground and an equally compelling intensity in the heavens to get me excited. A few days ago in Mývatn (north Iceland), we had finished dinner when we espied a faint flicker in the skies. Soon there were intense plumes […]

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Sólheimasandur, Iceland: A glacial outwash plain on a freezing, pitch dark night; the ghostly carcass of an aircraft squeaking in the wind; the dance of the Aurora in the heavens; the relentless roar of the North Atlantic at your back. The frisson experienced in this setting is unforgettable. The wreckage was light-painted with a torch […]

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