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Photo of raven sitting on an old tiled stone roof with snow covered Norwegian mountains as background

August 22nd, 2007 · 9 Comments

Photo of raven sitting on an old tiled stone roof
Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera April 23rd 2007. Click image for larger view.

Back in April I found this raven sitting on the roof our boathouse. Maybe it was Hugin or Munin?

Loved the way it the black raven created a contrast to the white snow-covered mountains and blue sky.

The mountains you see are located on the island Senja (the second largest island in Norway).

Check out my photo of a raven flying into “Gods eye”.

Information about the picture:
Camera: Olympus E-500 digital SLR camera
Exposure: 0.002 sec (1/500)
Aperture: f/7.1
Focal Length: 150 mm
ISO Speed: 100
Lens: Olympus Zuiko Digital 40-150mm F3.5-4.5
Location: Laupstad, Andørja (Ibestad) in northern Norway

Tags: Birds · Boatsheds · Mountain · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Raven · Sky · Snow · Winter

9 responses so far ↓

  • 1 BobG // Aug 22, 2007 at 8:04 pm

    Interesting creatures; we have a lot of them around here. I always thought it was strange that they do so well in the northern countries, such as yours, and also do well where I live, which is basically high altitude desert. They are also very intelligent, for birds.

  • 2 shaun // Aug 22, 2007 at 9:09 pm

    that’s cool i like how the black raven contrasts the white snow to.

  • 3 steve // Aug 23, 2007 at 2:02 am

    excellent photo! love the contrast of black on white…

  • 4 Mike // Aug 23, 2007 at 11:12 am

    Lovely photo and great contrast! Just a short comment… because of the white background you’ve lost detail on the Raven itself.

    Otherwise a beat of a shot!

  • 5 Mathieu // Aug 23, 2007 at 5:35 pm

    but what a background!!!!!!!

    stunning shot

  • 6 Picture of flying raven against a snowy winter mountain in Northern Norway // Nov 25, 2007 at 11:11 pm

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  • 7 Raven flying into Gods Eye // Dec 9, 2007 at 3:44 am

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  • 8 aliasinkhorn // Dec 18, 2007 at 3:54 am

    I smiled looking at this photo. The Raven is to the left, perched on a tiled roof with this expanse of roof and broad mountain. It suggests to me the Raven knows he has independence, here or there, on the ground or in the air and, with his head cocked high, telling the world, ‘I am here, I am here! master of my life!’

  • 9 Picture of Herring Gull (Larus argentatus) couple sitting on roof pipe in Northern Norway // Feb 17, 2008 at 8:09 pm

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