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Helge Mortensen
Works at University hospital of north Norway
Attended Tromsø Maritime skole
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The RAW converter that ON1 is working on looks great. I am so tired of waiting on Lightroom. Hopefully the new product will be a huge success.

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If this RAW converter is good as advertised, I just paid my last Lightroom upgrade. 
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Sunset from the north
The days are getting longer every day now. Today the sunset was at 9PM and it will increase with 20 minutes every day. A bit chilly but still nice to be outside.
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Snow & Ice
I took this image in between the snow showers.
Sony ILCE-RM2 and Zeiss Biogon 21mm
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On the road
The aurora last night was very bright for a short moment.
#sony #zeiss #tromsø #aurora
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Aurora in the cold winter
The temperature was -12C/10F so it was a bit chilly. It was a little bit drafty so it got quickly very cold. But the aurora never disappoints me so that helps for the cold. Pls share if you like it

Info: Sony A7RII and Zeiss Biogen 21mm f/2.8
ISO 4000, 5s. Processing in Lightroom
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Cloudy night but still som aurora
Very impressive corona that went across the sky
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Some waves today.
Sony A7RII, Zeiss Biogon 21mm, f/8, iso 800, 1/4s
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Snow
We got some snow this weekend. Sticky wet snow. So the trees looks great. 
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Reflections

This image was taken on a calm and moonlit night. The snow have just covered the mountains. The reflection of the aurora was great. When I took this image I had noticed that there was actually a thin crust of ice on the surface. The ice was strong enough to hold the tripod and my camera. While I myself had to balance on a rock. The depth is only a few inches but when the temperature is -5C I hate getting wet. The problem with this location is all the aurora tourists that never turns of their headlights both on their car and on their head :) To the right just outside the image there was an bus with all the interior light lit up. And further to my right I had an fellow photographer. So I had to balance myself on the rock and at the same time try to keep everything to my right outside the frame and also gently adjust the camera remembering not to add too much weight, since the ice barely held my gear.
This time it went great. The location is outside the city of Tromso, Norway at a lake called Kattfjordvannet.
It's a 30 minute drive from most of the hotels in the city. So you can imagine this location is very popular. And when the ice is solid enough to hold my weight this location is perfect to capture the Geminoid meteor shower later this year. There is no light sources in this area except the tourists. So it's perfect for milky way images when there are no auroras to catch. I hope you enjoy this image as much as I did taking it. Feel free to share it with your friends and family.


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Finally some snow
What an excellent day this sunday turned out to be. Great light, snow on the ground and cold. At this location it was -12C, fresh and crisp.
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Father, automation tech and amateur photographer
Employment
  • University hospital of north Norway
    WD and sterilizer tech, 1999 - present
  • Royal Caribbean International
    Electro Automation Tech, 1987 - 1992
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Eidkjosen
Previously
Kvaløysletta - Kroken - Vikran
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Amateur photographer with professional gear ;)
Introduction
Living at Eidkjosen. 15 km outside the city of Tromsø on the island of Kvaløya
Married with kids.
Working at UNN
Enjoys taking pictures.
Favorite photo subject: Aurora Borealis/Northern 

What I take pictures of:
Landscapes
Panoramic landscapes
Aurora Borealis with landscape
I sometimes uses HDR when needed

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Photo gear:
Canon EOS 5D mkII
Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8 L II
Canon EF 70-200 f/4 L
Canon EF 15mm f/2.8 Fisheye
Samyang 24mm f/1.4L 
Samyang 14mm f/2.8
Tamron 90mm f/2.8 Macro
Lee filters (ND,GND and big stopper)

Mac and iPhone user. I like the user-friendliness and the product quality.
I don't care about PC vs Mac, iOS vs Droid or Nikon vs Canon
As long as I am happy I don't care.

Canon user since 1987 when the first EOS came out.
I like Canon so why switch? 

Lee filters are amazing.
If you ever consider using  square filters, get the Lee foundation kit. Don't bother going via Cokin as I with many have done.
Nothing beats the Lee quality

Tripods: 
Just get the Gitzo.....if you can afford it
I am using Benro carbon fibre.

Heads:
Acratech ballheads are just amazing
Bragging rights
I know Photoshop, Lightroom and the name of some other Adobe products ;)
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Education
  • Tromsø Maritime skole
    Electro automation tech, 82 - 84
  • Kvaløya vg skole
    Electronics, 91 - 92
  • Breivika teknisk fagskole
    Electronics, 92 - 94
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Tekstformatering og hurtigtaster samlet på en liten jukselapp.

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