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Spirits in the Sky

Northern Lights Photography

by (photographer) Paul Zizka

Publisher
RMB | Rocky Mountain Books
Initial publish date
May 2022
Category
Astrophotography, Pictorials, Landscapes
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781771604192
    Publish Date
    May 2022
    List Price
    $25.00
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781771604208
    Publish Date
    Jun 2022
    List Price
    $12.99

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A beautiful collection of colourful images from the brilliant and inspiring night sky of the Northern Hemisphere.

 

Few natural phenomena compare to the drama, surprise, and beauty of the northern lights. Witnessing their dance across the sky is a magical and unforgettable experience. Capturing the aurora borealis with a camera, though, takes careful planning and persistence, an understanding of the science, attention to the data and conditions, and a dose of luck.

For over a decade, landscape photographer Paul Zizka has been on a chase to capture the northern lights – one that has taken him right off his doorstep in Banff, Canada, throughout the Canadian Rockies, and to the far-flung corners of the Northern Hemisphere: the Northwest Territories, Yukon, Nunavik, Labrador, Iceland, and Greenland.

This spectacular collection compiles Zizka’s finest northern lights photographs and showcases the varied nature of this celestial display in an array of settings. From electric green to royal purple, streaking the sky over mountains or reflecting off iceberg-laden seas, Spirits in the Sky displays the aurora borealis like you’ve never seen it before.

About the author

Paul Zizka is a professional mountain landscape and adventure photographer. His award-winning images have been featured in a wide variety of publications, including Maclean’s, National Geographic Traveller, National Geographic Adventure, Alpinist, Huffington Post, The Guardian, and Canadian Geographic. His client list includes leading national and global brands such as Apple, Dell, Arc’Teryx, lululemon athletica, Panasonic, MEC, and Canon. Paul has published numerous books with RMB, including: Summits and Starlight: The Canadian Rockies; The Canadian Rockies: Rediscovered; Grandeur of the Canadian Rockies; Splendour of the Canadian Rockies; Beauty of the Canadian Rockies; Souvenir of the Canadian Rockies; and Aloft: Canadian Rockies Aerial Photography. Passionate about teaching, Paul is the co-founder of OFFBEAT, a creative community for photographers which offers workshops in far-flung destinations around the globe. Originally from Quebec, Paul now lives in Banff, Alberta.

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