10 Breathtaking Photos Of The Northern Lights, Taken On A Scottish Island

The Isle of Lewis is breathtaking.

1. This series of incredible photos were all taken from the Isle of Lewis, in the Outer Hebrides.

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2. They were shot by Scottish fish and chip shop owner Colin Cameron, 37.

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3. Cameron took the photos over a series of years.

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4. Cameron fell in love with the lights at a young age.

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5. And wanted to capture the colours in all their glory.

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6. The Aurora Borealis can be seen from several locations in Scotland.

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7. Including the Shetland Isles, Durness and Fraserburgh near Aberdeen.

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8. However, the Northern Lights aren’t always visible in Scotland.

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In order to view them, the Aurora Forecast needs to be around
6KP or higher.

9. Incredible.

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10. And awe-inspiring.

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Ailbhe Malone is the UK lifestyle editor for BuzzFeed and is based in London.
 
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