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Entries from July 2007

Photo of old rowboat at sunset on a Norwegian fjord

July 31st, 2007 · 11 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera on July 30th 2007. Click image for larger view. Last night I was out on the beach late at night taking pictures of the sunset. A tern couple landed on this old rowboat so had to take a picture of it against the beautiful sunset. The sun is not […]

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Tags: Birds · Boats · Clouds · Coast · Fjord · Landscape · Midnight Sun · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Scenery · Sea Ocean · Sky · Summer · Sunset

Close up pictures of bumblebees – our chubby insect friend

July 30th, 2007 · 15 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera on July 23rd, 2007. Click picture for larger view. I have always been fascinated by bumblebees and whenever I get the opportunity I try to photograph these chubby insects. It’s not always so easy because they can be very camera shy and get annoyed if you get too close. […]

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Tags: Bumblebees · Flower · Insect · Macro · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Summer

Picture of Fireweed / Rosebay Willowherb flowers – sign of coming autumn

July 28th, 2007 · 8 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera on July 28th, 2007. Click picture for larger view. The fireweed, also known as Rosebay Willowherb in Britain, (Epilobium angustifolium) have started to flower so I had to take photos of them. They are very nice to look at, but I have some mixed feelings about fireweed. The reason […]

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Tags: Fireweed · Flora · Flower · Mountain · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Plant · Sky

Photo of clouds hugging a Norwegian mountain peak

July 25th, 2007 · 24 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera on July 23rd 2007. Click image for larger view. I enjoy watching clouds and I enjoy watching mountains so why not take pictures of them together. Looks like the clouds are hugging the mountain 🙂 The mountain peak is called “Drangen” and is about 1000 meters above sea level. […]

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Tags: Clouds · Landscape · Mountain · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Sky

Summer in northern Norway – Photo of boatshed in a meadow

July 24th, 2007 · 7 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera on July 23rd 2007. Click image for larger view. In this photo you see the family boathouse again (check this photo to see it with the fjord as a background). Loved the way the blue sky, clouds and the mountain created a nice background to the boatshed. Information about […]

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Tags: Boatsheds · Clouds · Coast · Flora · Landscape · Mountain · Norway Norwegen Norge · Scenery · Sky · Summer