Happy New Year!

Looking back at 2013/2014, the year of Solar Maximum, it didn’t turn out to be as active as I had anticipated. Sure, we had some spectacular shows but there were a few major CME (Coronal Mass Ejection) events that never materialized into any visual Aurora. All the things that need to align didn’t. Having said that, as I look though my archive for the year, I still managed to get out 41 times strictly chasing aurora in 2014!

As I recap the last few years, I am very proud to see what has developed and look forward to 2015 as another very successful year with my photography. I am especially excited about the new partnership with Rowles & Company – Alberta’s Corporate Gift and Art Gallery! I am official gallery represented now! The gallery has already opened some very big doors for my photography with a very exciting project which I will reveal a little later this year.

Upcoming events:

A presentation to the Images Alberta Camera Club titled “Alberta Aurora Photography – A Journey into the Night.”

I am also looking forward to my first official gallery exhibition, date/location TBA – late March/early April.

 

Here is a quick review of  2013/2014:

Rowles & Company – Alberta’s Corporate Gift and Art Gallery and I have partnered in a gallery relationship.  www.Rowles.ca

Rowles

 

Apple has continued to included my aurora image in the IOS 7/8 desktop backgrounds.

 

iOS-7-wallpaper-menu
iOS-7-wallpaper-menu image

 

ATB – MasterCard purchased an aurora image and has made it available on their credit cards.

ATB SMALL

 

National Geographic has published my photography in two different books this year.  Sublime Nature – Photographs That Awe & Inspire and

Sublime Nature

 

A Year Of Daily Joy – A Guided Journal to Creating Happiness Every Day.

A guided Journal to Daily Joy

 

Melcor Developments unveiled their newest community – Aurora

Aurora Community

SkyNews Magazine did an Aurora spread in the July/August 2014 print edition, in the Celestial Wonders Galley.

I would also like to thank ALL of the online/TV media that continue to promote and display my photography.  Allowing me to submit and display my imagery is an ongoing win-win situation for all of us.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT!!!

SpaceWeather.com

SolarHam.com

AuroraWatch.ca

SpaceWeatherLive.com

BT Edmonton – Michele – You’re the best!

St Alberta Gazette

NBC News

The Sun Today

NASA

 

Moving forward into 2015 I am going to try and document each of this years photo excursions with posts shortly after each adventure. Please check in and follow my reports as I roam the Alberta Prairies on my quest to capture more of Mother Natures best nighttime show, the Aurora Borealis.

I am also going to commit some time to sharing what I have learned while chasing the Aurora Borealis across Alberta!

As always, please feel free to leave a comment or ask a question.

ZK

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