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Photo of a red sunset where the sun disappears in the ocean

August 28th, 2007 · 13 Comments

Photo of a red sunset where the sun disappears in the ocean
Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera April 8th 2007. Click image for larger view.

This sunset was incredible red and I just had to take a photo of the moment the sun disappeared in the ocean. It is at times like this I enjoy living in northern Norway.

A bit earlier that day I photographed this picture. Turned out to be my most popular photo on this blog so far 🙂

Information about the picture:
Camera: Olympus E-500 digital SLR camera
Exposure: 0.001 sec (1/800)
Aperture: f/5
Focal Length: 150 mm
ISO Speed: 100
Lens: Olympus Zuiko Digital 40-150mm F3.5-4.5
Location: Ånstad, Andørja (Ibestad) in northern Norway

Tags: Clouds · Evening · Fjord · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Scenery · Sea Ocean · Sunset

13 responses so far ↓

  • 1 BOTDA // Aug 28, 2007 at 7:41 pm

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  • 2 CurlyToes // Aug 28, 2007 at 8:56 pm

    Wow! That’s an amazing photo. Great job.

  • 3 Cindy at Rosehaven Cottage // Aug 28, 2007 at 9:14 pm

    What a spectacular photo! The color is amazing! I’m going to have to come to Norway just to see the sunsets. Cindy at Rosehaven Cottage

  • 4 kml // Aug 28, 2007 at 9:30 pm

    Beautiful colors!!

  • 5 Texas_JAM // Aug 28, 2007 at 10:07 pm

    Sweet Pic! Do you have one of a sunrise? Over the ocean or snow covered land?

  • 6 Rubab // Aug 29, 2007 at 1:12 am

    Beautiful

  • 7 steve // Aug 29, 2007 at 3:20 am

    Another classic! Fantastic colors…

    –Steve

  • 8 Sylvester // Aug 29, 2007 at 1:36 pm

    That is one awesome sunset. Love how it is going down in the sea.

  • 9 Nate Balcom // Aug 29, 2007 at 10:06 pm

    Wow I just love your blog. Well put together, easy navigation and great imagery. Keep up the good work.

  • 10 Isabel // Aug 29, 2007 at 11:20 pm

    Amazing photo, I dont think I have ever had the pleasure to see a sunset like this one!

    U take some great photos and the landscape around you is something spectacular!

  • 11 Jon - The DC Traveler // Aug 30, 2007 at 2:45 pm

    Wow…I LOVE this photo.

  • 12 Jenty // Aug 31, 2007 at 12:41 pm

    Oh wow, absolutely stunning!

  • 13 Zoomed in picture of the sun setting in the ocean in Northern Norway // May 3, 2008 at 11:06 am

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