My number one bucket list item in life was to photograph the northern lights. This past February I was able to go to Iceland and make my dream come true. I had never taken outdoor night shots before so I did my research online and felt prepared. Turns out, the advice I had seen didn’t tell me everything I needed to know — it was more difficult than I thought so I am sharing these extra tips to make it easier for you!

First off, I learned that the northern lights aren’t reliable because they are generated from intermittent solar…

Stephanie Wade

Photographer, Designer, Lead for Innovation Team Program at Bloomberg Philanthropies, Singer, Dancer, Finder of Joy

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