Author Topic: Aurora, Storms, and Snowpants: An Icelandic Saga by Something Fishy, whYME, and ChAiM'l  (Read 45220 times)

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Very exciting!
How do you manage having 2 intense hobbies? Hehe
I manage 2 hobbies, although one can make a point that my second hobby isn't as intense, though it involves lots of heat.

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Really cool beginning, definitely formatted like the pro that SF is... Excited about the next installment

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Nice! Wanna read the next part...

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Every time I see this bumped I hope for pictures.  The Aurora has been my top bucket list item for years.  Really excited for this TR!

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Every time I see this bumped I hope for pictures.  The Aurora has been my top bucket list item for years.  Really excited for this TR!
From my sneak preview, you won't be disappointed.
Well you may be, but only in that you didn't decide to go with them!
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From my sneak preview, you won't be disappointed.
Well you may be, but only in that you didn't decide to go with them!

Should be posted to DDMS IMHO :D
PGF24BMGS

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From my sneak preview, you won't be disappointed.
Well you may be, but only in that you didn't decide to go with them!

I'm certain I won't be.  Photography ain't my forte though, so I would've just been a hindrance.

PS:  Sneak Previews ain't fair   >:(   Just do a pic dump already!

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I'm certain I won't be.  Photography ain't my forte though, so I would've just been a hindrance.
Not mine either, but it's a process.
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The thing about this trip is, the way things turned out, the views/sights were so incredible that even if you didn't have a camera you would've been perfectly content just laying back and enjoying the show.

Once I got my pictures of the Northern Lights in Iceland, I put the camera down and just watched the show.

Of course that's all in hindsight, had you asked me before the trip I would've said if you're not into photography don't bother coming.

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Fascinating reading.  Cant wait for the next installment and the pictures

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Great intro, can't wait for more.
Quaerite et Invenietis.

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Every time I see this bumped I hope for pictures.  The Aurora has been my top bucket list item for years.  Really excited for this TR!

+1...

Maybe this thread should be locked, except for the OP's

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were you guys able to enjoy it as well or were you hyper focused on the photography aspect?

i find it to be a tough balance to maintain even though i dont go to a destination solely for photography but more as a way to document my trip

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were you guys able to enjoy it as well or were you hyper focused on the photography aspect?

i find it to be a tough balance to maintain even though i dont go to a destination solely for photography but more as a way to document my trip

Absolutely; we didn't just see Iceland through our viewfinders. In fact during the last day we hardly took any pictures at all, as (spoiler alert 8)!) Iceland unleashed all the weather-fury it could muster at us.

And this happened plenty throughout the trip, not just during the aurora:

Once I got my pictures of the Northern Lights in Iceland, I put the camera down and just watched the show.
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