Excerpt by Sebastian Lander:
“Popular belief holds that the Northern Lights are a shy phenomenon. Not only are they said to be elusive but difficult to photograph too and so when, after barely unpacking our suitcases, we see a greyish shaft of light opening up ahead like Batman’s calling card, we aren’t particularly hopeful.
Our guide Ellert reassures us that this is the real thing, that Iceland is (of course) the best place to see them and that we must be patient. So we snap away enthusiastically. Sure enough, like the ghosts that haunted the photographs of Victorian hoaxers, appearing only after they were developed, when we look at our cameras the results are spellbinding.”
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