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Winter landscape, young seagull and fata morgana

March 27th, 2007 · 8 Comments

Winter landscape
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In this photography you can see the island Senja. It is the second largest island in Norway with it’s 1586,3 km².

In the horizon you can see some fata morgana. Fata morgana is an optical phenomenon which results from a temperature inversion. Objects on the horizon, such as islands, cliffs, ships or icebergs, appear elongated and elevated, like “fairy tale castles”.

Information about the picture:
Camera: Olympus E-500 digital single-lens reflex camera
Exposure: 0.003 sec (1/400)
Aperture: f/6.3
Focal Length: 150 mm
ISO Speed: 100

Tags: Coast · Landscape · Norway Norwegen Norge · Sea Ocean · Snow · Winter

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