Photographing the Arctic and the Aurora

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Learn how to get the best photos possible in a hostile environment! Join Dave Williams in arctic Norway as he shares his tips and techniques for planning, preparing, and keeping himself (and his gear) safe in extreme conditions. You may head above the arctic circle with the goal of photographing the aurora, but Dave explains how to be prepared for shooting the wildlife, water features, snowy scenes, and not so snowy scenes you may encounter along the way. Dave wraps up the class with lessons on knowing how to find, prepare for, and shoot the northern lights.

Lesson 1 : Introduction
Lesson 2 : Do Your Research
Lesson 3 : Getting Supplies
Lesson 4 : Arctic Activities
Lesson 5 : Extreme Weather
Lesson 6 : Extended and Short Days
Lesson 7 : Dealing with Snow and Ice
Lesson 8 : Subarctic Locations
Lesson 9 : Unique Wildlife
Lesson 10 : Water Features
Lesson 11 : Finding the Aurora
Lesson 12 : Shooting the Aurora

David Williams | Travel Photographer, Educator & Blogger

David Williams

Dave is a travel photographer and social media influencer, writer, educator, and blogger. His work has been featured worldwide in renowned publications and campaigns including Time, National Geographic, Lonely Planet, The Times, Shell, Marie Claire, Photoshop User Magazine, Scott's blog, and more. His passion is to see the world and share his view of it, both in photography and writing.

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