An Icelandic photographer has taken this stunning shot of the Aurora Borealis. which has gone viral.
Hallgrimur P. Helgason took the shot and shared it with Facebook group ‘Iceland the Photographers Paradise’.
He named the image Phoenix rising, saying: “One of my favourite Aurora shots.
“Sometimes the “Lights” put on a spectacular show, but unfortunately images like that don’t last long.
“I was shooting another direction when this phenomeon appeared at the corner of my eye. Of course I quickly repositioned the camera and made three shots vertorama to get it all.”
The settings on my Sony a99 and the 14mm Samyang were 8 sec.