Posted by lwpetersen | February 28, 2014
Camera settings for Aurora Photography

"Quick! The Aurora is out! What settings should my camera be set to?". It's the most frequent question I see online when there is a geomagnetic storm in progress or...

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Posted by lwpetersen | December 26, 2013
Aurora Post Processing 2: Raw Therapee

As I eagerly await the release of GIMP 2.10 that will support both 16 and 32 bit color depth, I figured it's a fine time to continue what I started...

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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 | August 28, 2013
Black Rapids Glacier: July 24-July 5 2013 | Days 7-12

(continuing from Days 2-6) After a kind of lazy Sunday where we mostly hung around camp to throw the cover on the theodolite whenever it really started to rain, it...

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Posted by lwpetersen | March 11, 2012
Night skiing, snowshoeing, and photographing on Murphy Dome

Last night Jason (blog | flickr) and I went out shooting on Murphy Dome. The hope was (like always) to photograph the incredible aurora we were supposed to have. Like...

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Posted by lwpetersen | February 27, 2012
Ski Mountaineering

This semester I've been taking a class in ski mountaineering with Stan Justice from the Alaska Alpine Club and UAF. It's been a lot of fun and I've learned a...

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Posted by lwpetersen | August 31, 2011
Wandering through the Alaska Range

(The whole photo set from this post with full-size images is in the gallery here.) Last Friday I woke up early in the morning, there was a crescent moon in...

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Posted by lwpetersen | April 12, 2011
To Do in Fairbanks 4: World Ice Art Championships

I briefly wrote about this event earlier, but as I have uploaded nearly of all of my pictures from the 2011 championships I felt that a new post was necessary....

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