It was taken with a Nikon D800 camera and a Nikkor 14â€“24mm f/2.8 lens, and shows the shifting lights of the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights), which can take on many shapes and forms as they are moulded by the Earth's complex magnetic field. Here, sheets and planes of glowing gas appear to be twisted into a giant vortex above GrÃ¸tfjord in Norway.
"With this image I wanted to show the magic and dramatic feeling of being drawn into the whirlpool of a powerful Northern Lights corona. The illumination of the snow is created by the strong moonlight."
Fredrik Broms 2013
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