The big dipper over road through boreal forest. Very faint aurora on the horizon. North of Fairbanks, Alaska.
Posted by lwpetersen | December 7, 2014
Photo of the Week – “ALASKA”

It wasn't very easy to see the stars when the moon was shining so brightly, but you can still make out the big dipper over the road. The big dipper...

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Posted by lwpetersen | December 25, 2013
Aurora Post Processing 1: White Balance and Noise using UFRAW

(For more in-depth editing, check out the second installment: Aurora Post Processing 2: Raw Therapee) I think a lot of people out there take some great shots of the northern...

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Posted by lwpetersen | March 28, 2012
I hate daylight savings

The weather has really taken a turn the last few days. It has even been getting above freezing in the daytime and it has been wonderful to be able to...

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Posted by lwpetersen | March 1, 2012
Another time-lapse; Welcome March!

Purchase Prints or License | A still from the time-lapse below. It was a really good start to the month! At 12:30am I was editing the previous time-lapse and I...

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Posted by lwpetersen | February 15, 2012
Happy Valentine’s Day Aurora!

Valentine's Day is over and in standard form, I am sick. After a day of deteriorating health, Kate has talked me into staying at home today. Since I'm coughing, sneezing,...

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Posted by lwpetersen | January 10, 2012
Bright Nights

Bright moon at night in Fairbanks, Alaska. A slight moondog comes into view in the upper right. It seems like all we see lately is the moon. We recently passed...

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Posted by lwpetersen | November 11, 2010
This is What Our Cabin Looked Like Tonight

It was really pretty, so I took a picture. But then I came back inside. Because it is cold. The Sun rises a little after 9am, and sets before 4pm,...

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