The lightning, the Aurora Borealis as you’ve never seen it before, the night lights around the world… Stunning.
…taken by the crew of expeditions 28 & 29 onboard the International Space Station from August to October, 2011, who to my knowledge shot these pictures at an altitude of around 350 km. All credit goes to them.
HD, refurbished, smoothed, retimed, denoised, deflickered, cut, etc. All in all I tried to keep the looks of the material as original as possible, avoided adjusting the colors and the like, since in my opinion the original footage itself already has an almost surreal and aestethical visual nature.”
And here is an enormously detailed image of planet earth even for your largest display devices! (Think twice before trying to view this on you iPad or iPhone!)