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Nighttime Glow

Uploaded by: katy99780

Thursday October 25, 2012

Tok, AK (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: Far to the north, and quite stable, very little movement. But still a magical sight, with the very bright moon to my back.

Manufacturer: Canon

Model: Canon EOS REBEL T3

Orientation: top - left

x-Resolution: 72.00

y-Resolution: 72.00

Resolution Unit: Inch

Software: QuickTime 7.6.6

Artist:

YCbCr Positioning: centered

Copyright: [None] (Photographer) - (Editor)

Compression: JPEG compression

Exposure Time: 25 sec.

FNumber: f/3.5

Exposure Program: Manual

ISO Speed Ratings: 800

Exif Version: Exif Version 2.2

Components Configuration: Y Cb Cr -

Shutter speed: -4.62 EV (APEX: 0, 24 sec.)

Aperture: 3.62 EV (f/3.5)

Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV

Metering Mode: Pattern

Flash: Flash did not fire, compulsory flash mode.

Focal Length: 18.0 mm

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SubsecTime: 45

SubSecTimeOriginal: 45

SubSecTimeDigitized: 45

FlashPixVersion: FlashPix Version 1.0

Color Space: sRGB

PixelXDimension: 4272

PixelYDimension: 2848

Focal Plane x-Resolution: 4720.44

Focal Plane y-Resolution: 4786.55

Focal Plane Resolution Unit: Inch

Custom Rendered: Normal process

Exposure Mode: Manual exposure

White Balance: Auto white balance

Scene Capture Type: Standard

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37. katy99780
3:52 PM GMT on October 26, 2012
Thank you Gil, Ferdia and Karen!
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36. tazphotogal
12:51 PM GMT on October 26, 2012
Katy: Fantastic picture!!! Congrats on the AC, I can almost hear the stillness, and breathe in the cold air. Maybe hear the snow falling. :0) Thanks for sharing-Karen
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35. Ferdia
6:22 AM GMT on October 26, 2012
Magical-thank you. Greetings from Ireland
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34. gilg72
4:50 AM GMT on October 26, 2012
Update: Congratulations on the AC!
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33. katy99780
3:41 AM GMT on October 26, 2012
Oh definitely yes NickolasLee. I use manual for all my night shots, aurora and moon.

Thanks for taking a look!
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32. NicholasLee
3:10 AM GMT on October 26, 2012
Great shot! Seems like you're getting more and more comfortable with manual mode. I never use any other mode when I'm doing any serious shooting. ( photos of cats, dogs, etc I take with Av mode :) )
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31. katy99780
1:56 AM GMT on October 26, 2012
Thank you very much for stopping by MississippiMuddPuppy, (wow that's a looooong handle!) :) Wilma and Randall!

Oops! Thanks for sneakin' in there as well Max! (you've got ALL our migrating waterfowl now!)
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30. Nikongranny
1:55 AM GMT on October 26, 2012
Very beautiful scenic from up north. No wonder my Grandaughter loves it up there. Congratts and 10 from SW Iowa
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29. Bluesmaster
1:39 AM GMT on October 26, 2012
Awesome capture Katy, AC congrats!
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28. Kennebunker
1:19 AM GMT on October 26, 2012
Oh, Katy, you have outdone yourself! This silhouette against the aurora is spectacular. Such a different visage of autumn that I'll always remember. Kudos, and AC congratulations to you!
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27. MississippiMuddPuppy
1:00 AM GMT on October 26, 2012
Hauntingly beautiful!
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26. katy99780
11:15 PM GMT on October 25, 2012
Thank you so much Phatkhat and Anna!
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25. Moore13
11:10 PM GMT on October 25, 2012
Wow amazing shot.
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24. Phatkhat
10:43 PM GMT on October 25, 2012
Nice! Isn't it funny, you have snow and the Aurora, and I'm sitting here in shorts and still too hot! (Arkansas) This is such an amazing time of the year!
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23. katy99780
10:36 PM GMT on October 25, 2012
Thank you Mary and Donna!
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22. catilac
10:30 PM GMT on October 25, 2012
Gorgeous shot Katy! The colors and lighting are wonderful! Congratulations!
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21. travelingrose
9:17 PM GMT on October 25, 2012
So pretty! Congratulations!
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20. katy99780
9:08 PM GMT on October 25, 2012
Thank you Maxime and Julia!

Yes Maxime, I do feel lucky!
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19. Doesiedoats
9:00 PM GMT on October 25, 2012
Wow! Great shot, Katy!

Congratulations on your AC.
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18. emixam101
8:58 PM GMT on October 25, 2012
Awesome katy! You are SO LUCKY!
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17. katy99780
8:46 PM GMT on October 25, 2012
Thank you Charlotte and Wanda!
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16. Wanda1948
8:35 PM GMT on October 25, 2012
Fantastic shot, Katy! Congratulations!
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15. llpj04
8:31 PM GMT on October 25, 2012
GREAT JOB KATY! Your Magical reward for living in the deep freeze! Felt like 91 here today! So much for our little cool spell!
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14. katy99780
7:41 PM GMT on October 25, 2012
Thank you Bamcubz, haha I'll be looking for that kryptonite!

Thanks you also Linda, Heidrun and Leslie!
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13. dixiedaughter
7:34 PM GMT on October 25, 2012
Wow, I'd love to see this in person, thanks for sharing and a big CONGRATULATIONS!
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12. trailhiker44
7:26 PM GMT on October 25, 2012
UPDATE: CONGRATULATIONS, Katy !!!
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11. Luckystar
7:21 PM GMT on October 25, 2012
Beautiful, Katy! Great composition! 10!

Congrats on your AC!!
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10. bamcubz
7:12 PM GMT on October 25, 2012
Okay if you start getting super human strength, we'er going to know that was a meteor with cryptonite that landed there.
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9. katy99780
7:04 PM GMT on October 25, 2012
Thank you very much for stopping by Duane, Carol, Gil, Westerner, Elaine and Dave! And thank you approvers!
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8. WurzelDave
7:01 PM GMT on October 25, 2012
Superb capture oozing with coolness, congrats on AC.
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7. Biskitten
6:25 PM GMT on October 25, 2012
Awesome capture - AC Congrats, Katy!
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6. westerner
6:23 PM GMT on October 25, 2012
Beautiful. Nice use of the moon. Well done.
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5. gilg72
5:42 PM GMT on October 25, 2012
Wow! Excellent shot Katy, with the small amount of light you had. You done a great job!
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4. gingyb
5:38 PM GMT on October 25, 2012
Magical is right
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3. RenoSoHill
5:28 PM GMT on October 25, 2012
I like the way Heidrun put it! Perfect!
"A quiet night beauty !"
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2. katy99780
5:12 PM GMT on October 25, 2012
Thank you for stopping by Heidrun.
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1. trailhiker44
4:45 PM GMT on October 25, 2012
Seems you said it all !
A quiet night beauty !
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katy99780

I've lived in Alaska since 1969. I love this wild land. The extremes of the far north shape and affect every living thing. Extremes of weather, elevation, daylight hours, isolation, flora and fauna, nothing in Nature is insignificant.I have a Davis Vantage Pro weather station, uploading to Wunderground, (Turks on the Tundra) the National Weather Service, the Citizen Weather Observation Program and MADIS (Meteorological Assimilation Data Ingest System). "May you have warmth in your igloo, oil in your lamp, and peace in your heart." ~ Indigenous Arctic Proverb

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