Here’s some interesting facts about the Northern Lights :
(1) They look fuck all like the pictures you’ve seen. Those are time lapsed and overexposed to enhance the colours and the movement.
(2) You can’t get decent pictures without a DSLR, a tripod and high speed wide aperture long exposures
(3) The might look green to the camera, but they’re more like dirty pale smudges to the naked eye.
(4) It’s bloody cold up there and it’s difficult to take pictures in a force 9 storm.
Nevertheless, we had a good cruise, saw lots of pretty towns and our cabin looked like this –