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How to Photograph the Northern Lights eBook


Two Alaska specialists, photographer Patrick J Endres and scientist Neal Brown have teamed up to produce this thorough and resourceful e-Book. If learning how to photograph the northern lights is on your bucket list, then this wonderfully illustrated eBook is a must. It is a comprehensive and thorough guide that will equip you with all the information (charts, graphs, illustrations, examples) necessary to capture your own photos of the aurora borealis.

  • 3rd Edition
  • 330 pages | 150+ photos | 150+ illustrations | English
  • Digital download (PDF)
Categories: , SKU: NLeB


The Definitive Aurora Photography Tutorial

If you want to learn how to photograph the northern lights, then this eBook is a must. “How to Photograph the Northern Lights” is a wonderfully illustrated, comprehensive tutorial that will equip you with all of the necessary information so you can successfully capture your photos of the northern lights.

The Authors

Two long-time Alaskans and specialists in their fields, photographer Patrick Endres and scientists Neal Brown, have teamed up to create “How to Photograph the Northern Lights”, an information-rich resource on the aurora. Whether you are a beginner photographer or an advanced professional, there is something in this eBook for you. Patrick liberally shares secrets from his multi-decade career of chasing and photographing the northern lights, and Neal sheds light on aurora science.

Be Prepared

How to Photograph the Northern Lights” is filled with many do’s, don’ts, and insights that only come from extensive time and experience in the field. Be prepared by tapping into this resource before you invest heavily in a northern lights photo quest.

What you will Learn

  • Where to go

  • What month and season is best

  • What time of night is best

  • How to dress appropriately for the cold

  • Working with camera gear in the cold

  • What camera and lens to use

  • Tripods, headlamps, and othere essential gear

  • How to read aurora forecasts

  • Composition and depth of field

  • How to properly expose

  • Moon and moonlight considerations

  • Tips for working in the dark

  • Helpful apps

  • And much more.


“‘How to Photograph the Northern Lights’ is more than outstanding. What an awesome job Patrick did. He covered everything thoroughly. His rhetoric and understanding are only surpassed by his incredible images. Thank you so much for willingly sharing your vast knowledge of this magical phenomenon. This is by far the best aurora book and one of the best photography books I have read.”

Jackie Orsulak, North Carolina

“Only the gazillions of trips out to photograph the aurora could render the thoughtful, practical insight this little concentrated book yields! This source of experience and the scientific background will prepare anyone heading out into the cold to photograph the aurora…There are HEAPS of value in this one ebook for any photographer looking to photograph a star-filled sky, photographing in the cold North, or as fascinated by the science and art of photographing the aurora.”

Sue Rakes, Master Photographer

“This book is the authority on photographing the Aurora. Beginning photographers to seasoned pros will learn valuable tips from Patrick’s vast experience photographing Aurora in the far north. Not only does Patrick explain photographing the Aurora, but he shares valuable information on predicting displays, dealing with the cold, and composition guidelines. All this is illustrated with stunning Aurora Borealis images.”

Tom Bol, Professional Photographer


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