Capturing the Northern Lights with a D5100

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Capturing the Northern Lights with a D5100
Jan 15, 2013

Hey Everyone,

So I'm headed to the North Slope in Alaska next week.  I'll be up there for about an month, so if I'm lucky, I should be able to photography the northern lights. I'll be bringing most of my equipment including my 5100, a heavy tripod and a Tokina 11-16.  Does anyone have any experience capturing an aurora with a 5100?  If so, I'd love to get some tips on the exposure settings that worked well.

Thanks,

Tyler

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Nikon D5100 Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 35mm f/1.8G Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G Tokina AT-X Pro 11-16mm f/2.8 DX II +4 more
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