Aurora Borealis

Yesterday, I headed out the door about to go to my Grandmother’s place. I looked up to the sky, panicked and ran into the house again grabbing my camera and tripod. My mum asked me if somebody had died, and I didn’t even have to to answer before rushing out again. It’s been ages since I saw the northern lights this strong.

While taking the pictures, my hands were about to fall of due to the freezing weather, but I didn’t even have time to concern myself with that. I was literately sitting in the snow, shooting tons of pictures.

Another fun fact: The people in the Northern Norway are afraid of the northern lights when they are kids ( I was too).  We had been told stories about that the Aurora would kidnap children and take them away to a place nobody knew where was. I was deadly afraid of the northern lights when I was a child. It was also said that if you waved to the sky with something white, the northern lights would definitively come to get you. I remember my friends and I, playing outside in the snow, waving at the northern lights with a white towel only to run screaming back inside when the lights started dancing over the sky.

About wictorianart

Freelance artist and photographer based in Oslo, Norway. Mainly doing character design, concept art, illustration and wedding photography.
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6 Responses to Aurora Borealis

  1. Naviana says:

    Rett og slett fantastisk! <3 :D

  2. Varda says:

    Muh, lucky. Tror jeg bor for langt sør til å få sett nordlyset.

  3. Liv Elin says:

    helt sjuuukt fint! særli d m rosa!

  4. Marielle says:

    Haha! Vi var og redde for nordlyset – vi ble fortalt at om vi plystra på nordlyset kom det til å stjele oss om natta.

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