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Pushing Canon DSLRs to the Low-Light Limit: Shooting Auroras Live

8 monthes ago   |   By Peta Pixel

After photographing the solar eclipse in Idaho , I couldn't resist continuing my “long-service leave” and returning to Canada's Yukon Territory for some early season aurora hunting in September 2017. I had just two and half weeks based with my friends and supporters Andrea and Florian Lemphers at Shallow Bay, north of the capital Whitehorse.
I had with me a Canon 5D Mark IV and a pair of Canon 6D Mark II cameras .
Clear skies were always going to be the biggest challenge, especially during the fall, but I hit four clear nights in a row from the start so luck seemed to be on my side. I also...
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