Whales swimming under the Northern Lights

[mashshare]

Photographer Harald Albrigtsen experienced what many northern light-photographers can only dream of!

The photographer, who was filming a video for Norwegian public television (NRK) at the time, observed two humpback whales swimming under the bright green, glowing backdrop. They were spotted off the coast of the island Kvaløya near the city Tromsø.

“After a few hours I was about to give up,” he said, according to a translation posted by EarthTouch. “But then they turned up again. I did not even know if everything was in focus … It was like a dream.”

whale2 whale1