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Picture of polar night sunrise in Northern Norway

November 30th, 2007 · 22 Comments

Picture of polar night sunrise in Northern Norway
Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera November 28th 2007. Click image for larger view.

I captured this picture, of the “sunrise”, at 10:30 AM. I guess it’s technically not a sunrise because we have polar night right now so the sun never rises above the horizon. Nice to see some signs of the sun during the dark season 🙂

Information about the picture:
Olympus E-500 digital SLR camera
Exposure: 0.067 sec (1/15)
Aperture: f/11
Focal Length: 22 mm
ISO Speed: 100
Lens: Olympus Zuiko Digital 11-22mm F2.8-3.5
Location: Ånstad (Andørja), Troms in northern Norway

Tags: Clouds · Landscape · Mountain · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Scenery · Sky · Snow · Sunrise · Winter

22 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Zilvinas Jonaitis // Nov 30, 2007 at 7:02 pm

    Nice colours of the sky and shapes of clouds create mood of longing [for the Sun].

  • 2 steve // Nov 30, 2007 at 7:06 pm

    I really love this picture. Could I have a higher rez copy for making my desktop wallpaper?

  • 3 Kat // Nov 30, 2007 at 7:14 pm

    Stunning, absolutely stunning!

    How do you handle no sun for so long?!

  • 4 cindy // Nov 30, 2007 at 7:48 pm

    What a beautiful photo. Must have been breathtaking in real life

  • 5 Kukuh // Dec 1, 2007 at 2:51 am

    Its make me go: “WOWWWWWW”
    the picture brings romantic air to everyone who see it 😉

  • 6 CK Go Places // Dec 1, 2007 at 3:42 am

    It’s so great that you get to shoot sunrise/sunset 24-7 at this time of the year. LOL!

  • 7 Gerri // Dec 1, 2007 at 6:58 am

    Another breathtaking picture. You sure do know how to capture the beauty in your part of the world.

  • 8 Mark Antony // Dec 1, 2007 at 6:24 pm

    Most beautiful picture.

  • 9 jenty // Dec 1, 2007 at 9:27 pm

    Wow, that’s amazing! The colour of the sky vs the colour of the land contrasts magnificently.

  • 10 GAWO // Dec 1, 2007 at 11:38 pm

    Jeg har så lyst til å oppleve mørketiden nordpå. Kanskje jeg kan få se nordlyset også. Dette er et nydelig bilde. 🙂

  • 11 Tony Lewis // Dec 3, 2007 at 1:52 am

    Hi Thomas,
    This latest picture is very cool, you got a great blog here, I just gave this one the thumbs up on stumble, i’ll check back often.

    Tony:)

  • 12 Vaggelis Vlahos // Dec 3, 2007 at 10:28 am

    this is ve ry impressive capture

  • 13 E: Olsen // Dec 3, 2007 at 7:15 pm

    Flott bilde av soloppgang, var ute i dag og prøve å ta solbilder, men det er bare solskinn på fjelltoppene nu for tiden.

  • 14 Jordan McClements // Dec 3, 2007 at 10:25 pm

    This is 10 out of 10!

    Do you mind me asking if cafepress is working for you or not?

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  • 16 Thomas Laupstad // Dec 4, 2007 at 3:24 am

    Thanks all 🙂

    Steve: Sent you an email.

    Jordan: It’s going a bit slow 😉

    Debbie: Thanks a lot!

  • 17 Amanda // Dec 6, 2007 at 4:02 pm

    These are stunning, I wish I could travel more.

  • 18 Rick // Dec 8, 2007 at 3:17 am

    With the sun like that you could shoot it all “day” long and have a beautiful shot everytime Thomas! Stunning!

  • 19 Danger Mouse // Dec 12, 2007 at 2:50 am

    WOW!

  • 20 Alina Sharon // Dec 13, 2007 at 1:06 pm

    Heavenly, really. The sky almost seems painted.

  • 21 Matt // Apr 10, 2008 at 2:18 pm

    great color and great picture – keep up the good work.

  • 22 mike // Dec 4, 2009 at 5:09 pm

    Beautiful sunrise colors.