Interesting Photo of the Day: Skiing Under the Aurora Borealis

Canadian photographer, Reuben Krabbe has made quite the name for himself in the action sports photography world. With his obvious passion for the art and his determination to find obscure locations and unique perspectives, Krabbe has seen success in renowned magazines and all over the internet. His hard work and dedication was proven after he traveled 2,000 kilometers to the Yukon and camped in -30 degree conditions to capture an image of a skier under the Aurora Borealis:

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Skier Tobin Seagel Under Aurora Borealis by Reuben Krabbe (Via Imgur. Click to see larger size.)

Shot in Tombstone Park, Yukon, the surreal photograph shows the amazing beauty of Aurora Borealis over Mount Monolith, as skier Tobin Seagel cuts his way down the snow covered mountain. The photo was originally printed in SBC Skier Magazine.

Krabbe used a Nikon D700 and a 17-35mm f/2.8 lens to capture the image. It is a single photo, captured with flash and long exposure, and camera settings of f/5.6 and ISO 3200.

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One response to “Interesting Photo of the Day: Skiing Under the Aurora Borealis”

  1. Wally says:

    The article states that this was a long exposure and yet doesn’t include the shutter speed. How long an exposure can you take and still freeze the action like this one does?

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