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Aurora Photography: Photograph the Northern Lights using your iPhone

24 Nov 2018, 20:03 UTC
Aurora Photography: Photograph the Northern Lights using your iPhone
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Aurora Photography: Photograph the Northern Lights on your iPhone with NightCapAurora Photography: The aurora is an amazing sight, and if you’re lucky enough to see the Lights you’ll want a photo or video to remember the occasion. With NightCap it’s easy! There’s just one important rule:Use a tripod, or find some way to keep your device perfectly still.Photographing the night sky means keeping the lens open long enough for the camera to absorb enough light, so it’s important to keep your iPhone or iPad still to prevent blurring.Read on to learn how to take a great photo or a stunning time lapse video!Taking photosThe easiest way to capture the Aurora well is to use NightCap’s Stars Mode. First, open the camera options by tapping the star icon:Turn on Stars mode (a green icon means it’s turned on). You’re now ready to take a photo – just tap the shutter and wait about 15 seconds.If the lights are faint, try turning on Light Boost too, it can really help bring out them out. The “sun icon” button turns Light Boost on. You can adjust the Light Boost strength in the settings screen.Time lapseThe Northern (or Southern) Lights can look stunning in ...

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