A Search for the Northern Lights: When Snapshots Become Art

When artist Cedar Lee began working on sketches for the book, she asked us to share some research photos. “Hmmm, research photos?” we thought. The line between research and fun had become so blurred. So we sent her lots of cell phone snap shots. And boy did she capture what it was really like. See for yourself:

Our experience of the total solar eclipse:

When Snapshots Become Art

Below are pictures from the reindeer ranch and sled-dog farm Izzi and I visited for more research on A Search for the Northern Lights.

Cedar Lee may have made the experience look more beautiful than the photos – but not more beautiful than we remember them.