I first developed my passion for the far North and Scandinavia
after first visiting Iceland in 2014. Since then I have returned
to the land of the Vikings numerous times.
Lofoten Archipelago is a chain of islands in northern Norway just
above the Arctic Circle. What drew me here was the spectacular scenery
that is truly like nowhere else I had ever seen.
young, jagged mountains that form the islands rise impossibly steep
from the Norwegian sea upwards of 1000 metres into the sky. At their
base, an apron of icy fjords notch into the mountain sides and provide
both respite from the churning sea and home to a number of beautiful
fishing communities that have been living off the sea for centuries.
Iceland the islands are moderated by the Gulf Stream and the weather
remains much warmer than the Norwegian mainland; especially in Winter,
when I usually prefer to visit.
the weather is notoriously unstable, it affords the photographer
plenty of skies and conditions which reveal the true character of
the land and it's people. Plus, the
Island's northerly location provides a good location for chasing
the Aurora Borealis (aka The Northern Lights) during the long nights
have a look through the gallery and if Lofoten's beauty resonates
with you, consider joining me on a photo
workshop there in the near future.
on the thumbnail image to the right to view that image. To purchase
an image, you'll find buttons below each photograph for different
size and finish options.
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