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Entries from January 2008

Picture of bad weather on the west coast of Senja in Northern Norway

January 28th, 2008 · 16 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera January 27th 2008. Click image for larger view. I was visiting the island Senja this weekend, but the weather was really bad with blizzards hitting us all the time. In between the snowfalls I was able to go outside and have a look (and take a few pictures) at […]

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

Picture of evening star over winter mountain bathed in red sunset reflection

January 25th, 2008 · 11 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera January 21st 2008. Click image for larger view. The sunset from a few days ago made the snow in the mountains glow in shades of red. Had to take a picture of this phenomenon when a star appeared, in the evening, over the mountain peaks. I’m off to visit […]

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Tags: Mountain · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Sky · Snow · Star · Sunset · Winter

Sunset picture from winter afternoon in Northern Norway – The sun has come back

January 22nd, 2008 · 14 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera January 21st 2008. Click image for larger view. The sun has finally come back here in Northern Norway, but because of clouds I have yet to actually see it. Later in the afternoon I got to see this spectacular winter sunset and because of the warm, still weather it […]

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

Picture of full moon rising above mountain in Northern Norway

January 21st, 2008 · 15 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera January 21st 2008. Click image for larger view. The moon is full today so had to take a picture of it rising above a mountain peak here in Northern Norway. I liked the way the moon lightened up the clouds that were skittering across the sky. But I wish […]

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Tags: Clouds · Moon · Mountain · Nature · Night · Norway Norwegen Norge

Picture of Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) bird passing through Northern Norway

January 20th, 2008 · 6 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera April 6th 2007. Click image for larger view. This picture, of a snow bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) bird, was taken back in April when flocks of snow buntings pass through on their way to the breeding grounds in the north. It looks like their plumage fits perfectly to the environment […]

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Tags: Birds · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Snow · Snow Bunting · Spring