Friday, 18 March 2011

Aurora Reflections


Aurora Reflections, originally uploaded by Stewart Watt.

The "Northern lights" reflecting on the Pentland Firth.The Hoy hills of Orkney on the horizon.

This photo was taken on March 2, 2011 in Thurso, Scotland, GB, using a Canon EOS 5D Mark II.


For Skywatch Friday and Weekend Reflections.

39 comments:

  1. What a stunning shot! Great!

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  2. One of the most beautiful pictures I've seen in a very long time! Keep up the good work!

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  3. absolutely gorgeous, wow!!!

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  4. oh wow, this is mesmerizing! the colors are absolutely stunning!

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  5. Wow amazing Aurora. We don't have it around here.
    Thank you for sharing.
    Happy SWF.

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  6. Beautiful shot of the Northern Lights...and very nice camera too!!

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  7. Great capture!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

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  8. Amazing capture!

    Have a terrific weekend.

    Liz @ A Simple Life

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  9. I don't have words for this. It is so beautiful.

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  10. That is absolutely wonderful! I have seen aurora borealis in my country, but not as amazing like this! Beautiful capture!

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  11. You actually had the lights in Scotland?
    Lucky you. I'd love to see them sometime.

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  12. The Northern Lights are always so magnificent to see. Lovely !

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  13. Oh wow this is the sky that I so long to see. Such a beautiful phenomenon.
    Sky Watch Friday

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  14. Stunning! What an unusual sky you have! Mysterious!

    Have a wonderful weekend.

    Alexander
    Alex's World! - http://www.kakinan.com/alex

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  15. award winning photograph !

    please have a good friday.


    daily athens

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  16. Fantastic colors. Wow what a picture.

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  17. Usually pictures don't do a scene like this justice, but I'll bet this comes close! Amazing!! Wish I could have seen it in person.

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  18. Awasome ... Great capture of the Northern Light!

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  19. What an interesting and rather eerie scene. You did a remarkable job capturing this sight.

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  20. Superb! the colors are almost unbelievable.

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  21. Awesome capture!! Incredible colors! Really amazing sight! Hope you have a great weekend!

    Sylvia

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  22. Un moment incroyable où le jour survit à la nuit

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  23. The kind of thing I would like to see once in my life! fabulous!

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  24. What an amazing aurora borealis, plus a reflection and twinkling starts! I love this and thank you for the camera set-up as well.

    Genie

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  25. Beautiful photograph!
    These are colors not seen anywhere else in nature!
    Patrick Tillett, Extremely Overdue

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  26. Seeing these lights is definitely on my "bucket" list! I've just gotta find a way to be somewhere perfect at the perfect moment! WOW!

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  27. Oh that's great! I've never had the opportunity to observe this celestial phenomenon, and thanks to your sharing, I feel a little closer to do so...

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  28. I like this picture very much, I like the northern lights too.

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  29. Oh, I'd love to see that for real. How amazing.

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  30. Beautiful!! Thanks for sharing it with us! Would love to see that myself

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  31. Beautiful color--beautiful photo. Mickie

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  32. A stunning image. Beautiful and well done.
    Have a nice weekend.

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  33. Superb! Congrats on getting a shot most of us "southerners" can only dream of! Kudos!

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  34. Wow! Some day I hope to see this in person. Stunning photo.

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  35. i'd like to see it with my own eyes one day !

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