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Picture from the coast in the Northern Norway – Alpenglow in the mountains and clouds

December 7th, 2007 · 15 Comments

Picture from the coast in the Northern Norway - Alpenglow in the mountains and clouds
Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera December 7th 2007. Click image for larger view.

In this picture, from the coast in Northern Norway, you can see the “Alpenglow” (from German: Alpenglühen) phenomenon on the clouds and mountain peaks. It is a phenomenon that appears as a red glowing band as the sun sets.

Information about the picture:
Olympus E-500 digital SLR camera
Exposure: 0.1 sec (1/10)
Aperture: f/11
Focal Length: 22 mm
ISO Speed: 100
Lens: Olympus Zuiko Digital 11-22mm F2.8-3.5
Location: Laupstad (Andørja), Troms in northern Norway

Tags: Clouds · Coast · Landscape · Mountain · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Scenery · Sea Ocean · Seaweed · Shore · Snow · Winter

15 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Cindy at Rosehaven Cottage // Dec 7, 2007 at 9:57 pm

    Thank you for the explanation of “alpenglow”! Now I’ve learned something new today (I love when that happens!). This is a beautiful photo too. Cindy

  • 2 E: Olsen // Dec 8, 2007 at 1:00 am

    Har aldri hør det uttrykket før, men de siste solstrålene gir et fantastisk lys, flott bilde.

  • 3 pak ngah // Dec 8, 2007 at 7:58 am

    :: hello from Malaysia… nice blog… and good day.

  • 4 The Wild Type // Dec 8, 2007 at 3:33 pm

    Great shot man! Makes me want to go to Norway and paddle around…

  • 5 earl // Dec 8, 2007 at 4:45 pm

    Love the glow on the edge of the cloud. Beautiful shot!

  • 6 Kate Saltfleet // Dec 9, 2007 at 2:27 pm

    I didn’t know that it was called Alpenglow. I’ve seen this on snowy peaks in the French Alps at sunset.

  • 7 Lynda Lehmann // Dec 10, 2007 at 5:12 am

    Just gorgeous and pristine!!!

  • 8 Minz // Dec 10, 2007 at 7:26 pm

    This is just a fantastic photograph. I look forward to looking with more time to more of your work. I’m Minz from Cre8buzz.

  • 9 wildrose // Dec 11, 2007 at 7:48 pm

    Super photos… I’m impressed :)

  • 10 Danger Mouse // Dec 12, 2007 at 2:51 am

    I love this! Some panoramas would be nice too!

  • 11 Adrian Keys // Dec 12, 2007 at 6:28 am

    Some great shots…I need to visit more often.

  • 12 Diane Clancy // Dec 12, 2007 at 4:26 pm

    This is beautiful!! And I am so grateful for the explanation too. Thank you!

    ~ Diane Clancy
    http://www.dianeclancy.com/blog

  • 13 Heather ("Footsteps") // Dec 15, 2007 at 10:50 pm

    Absolutely lovely…

  • 14 Colleen // Dec 20, 2007 at 1:08 pm

    Your pictures are amazing! I love this one along with others.

  • 15 Ravin // Jan 11, 2010 at 4:05 pm

    Thanks for beautiful & amazing pictures.

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