Rocket under the Northern Lights in Alaska

Apr 3, 2018

Zayn Roohi

How the Photo was Taken

This photo was taken on a Nikon D750 with a 14mm and a long exposure. Not post processing was done besides routine color correction.

Photo Location

It was taken at Poker Flat Research Range, 50 miles north of Fairbanks, Alaska. It was taken late at night, around 2:20 AM on the night of February 22, 2017 after waiting at the rocket range for several hours.

About the Author

Zayn Roohi

Zayn Roohi is an award winning photojournalist and filmmaker from Anchorage, Alaska. Currently a marketing photographer for the University of Alaska, Roohi also co-owns an Alaskan marketing firm.

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