Light Pillars
Taken by Rayann Elzein on January 10, 2016 @ Inari, Lapland, Finland
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  Camera Used: Canon Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Exposure Time: 20/1
Aperture: f/10.0
ISO: 800
Date Taken: 2016:01:10 19:45:59
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Waiting for the sky to clear up to photograph Aurora. In between, having fun with the optical phenomenon of the day: light pillars!

Light pillars are caused by the reflection of the street/building lights below them on tiny ice crystals that are in the air. Today, the temperature dropped to -20°C/-4°F here in Inari, Finnish Lapland, enhancing the formation of ice crystals in the air.
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Awesome scene ! !

Posted by owleye1 2016-01-10 18:55:16
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