Discover amazing astro photography with Northern Lights Photographer of the Year

Northern Lights
(Image credit: Ben Maze)

If you had to pick one natural phenomenon that many astro photographers chase after, it would likely be the northern lights. Not only is it one of the most sought after subjects for astro photography, it's also an incredible display of nature's beauty. With all of this in mind, it's not surprising that the aurora is the sole subject of the Northern Lights Photographer of the Year collection from travel photography blog Capture the Atlas. 

This collection has images taken from all around the world, including Russia, Finland, Iceland, Australia, Canada, Antartica and more. Overall, 25 photographer of 18 different nationalities contributed their incredible astro photography to the collection.

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Louise Carey

With over a decade of photographic experience, Louise arms Digital Camera World with a wealth of knowledge on photographic technique and know-how – something at which she is so adept that she's delivered workshops for the likes of ITV and Sue Ryder. Louise also brings years of experience as both a web and print journalist, having served as features editor for Practical Photography magazine and contributing photography tutorials and camera analysis to titles including Digital Camera Magazine and  Digital Photographer. Louise currently shoots with the Fujifilm X-T200 and the Nikon D800, capturing self-portraits and still life images, and is DCW's ecommerce editor, meaning that she knows good camera, lens and laptop deals when she sees them.