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Entries from January 2008

My favorite macro pictures from 2007 taken in Northern Norway

January 16th, 2008 · 20 Comments

I’m a big fan of taking macro pictures, especially close up pictures of insects. Here is a selection of my favorite macro pictures that I took in 2007. Hope there will be lots of insects and other creatures to photograph in 2008 😉 1. Macro photo of hermit crab and barnacle 2. Photo of a […]

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Tags: Flora · Flower · flower fly · Insect · Macro · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge

Black and white photo of ice crystals forming on a branch in Northern Norway

January 15th, 2008 · 6 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera January 13th 2008. Click image for larger view. The temperature dropped for a few days here in Northern Norway and ice crystals like the ones you can see in the picture were forming in sheltered areas. I made a black and white version of the picture because I think […]

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Tags: Black & White · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Snow · Winter

8 days till the sun comes back in Northern Norway – Polar night sunset picture

January 13th, 2008 · 29 Comments

The sun will reappear in 8 days, here in Northern Norway, and it will be first sighted between those small mountain peaks on the left in the picture. Can’t wait for it to happen 🙂 But the light can be very magical during the dark season too. Just like in this photo where suddenly the […]

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

Picture of snow falling and a lonely tree in Northern Norway

January 9th, 2008 · 20 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera March 3rd 2007. Click image for larger view. I like the way I was able to capture the falling snow in this picture. The lonely tree and the greenish ocean in the background make the scenery look very desolate and cold. Also check out this picture of my private […]

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Tags: Coast · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Shore · Snow · Tree · Winter

Picture of icicles hanging from a common juniper branch

January 8th, 2008 · 6 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera January 8th 2008. Click image for larger view. I was walking in the forest when I stumbled across some icicles hanging from a common juniper (Juniperus communis) branch. Might not be the most exciting thing to photograph, but I really enjoy the small details in nature, that make you […]

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Tags: Ice · Icicles · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Plant · Winter