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Entries from February 2008

Macro picture of common limpet (Patella vulgata) covered with barnacles (Semibalanus balanoides)

February 29th, 2008 · 10 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera February 28th 2008. Click image for larger view. In this macro picture you can see a common limpet (Patella vulgata) covered with barnacles (Semibalanus balanoides) at low tide. The limpets are snails that feed on algae living on hard rock and stones. They are able adhere themselves strongly to […]

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Tags: Coast · Limpet · Macro · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Sea Ocean · Shells · Shore · Snail

My top midnight sun pictures in Northern Norway from 2007

February 27th, 2008 · 52 Comments

Here is a selection of my personal favorite midnight sun pictures that I photographed during the summer 2007. The season for midnight sun is closing very fast so stay tuned for more midnight sun photos and you can buy the 2009 Norway photo calendar with some of the pictures. You can click on the pictures […]

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Tags: Clouds · Coast · Landscape · Midnight Sun · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Scenery · Sea Ocean · Senja · Shore · Sky · Summer · Sunrays

Macro picture of Wild daffodil (Narcissus pseudonarcissus) sprouts covered in snow – Global warming?

February 26th, 2008 · 8 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera February 25th 2008. Click image for larger view. The Wild daffodil (Narcissus pseudonarcissus) have been sprouting as early as mid January this year. This is extremely early for us in Northern Norway. Although we have had frost, snow and thawing several times the Wild daffodil can handle extreme conditions […]

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Tags: Flora · Macro · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Plant · Snow · Wild daffodil · Winter

Photo of wave crashing over a small headland in Northern Norway

February 25th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera February 14th 2008. Click image for larger view. In this picture you can see a wave crashing over a small headland about 1km away from where I was standing. The small headland is called Hesteneset, directly translated “The Horse Headland”. The headland got it’s name because in older times […]

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Tags: Coast · Landscape · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Scenery · Sea Ocean · Shore · Snow · Storm · Waves · Winter

Picture of grass straws and boathouses as background – Winter scenery in Northern Norway

February 23rd, 2008 · 6 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera February 22nd 2008. Click image for larger view. In this picture you can see some straws growing at the coast in Northern Norway. I love the texture of this kind of straws so I thought they would look great together with the old boathouses. I wanted to get the […]

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Tags: Boatsheds · Clouds · Countryside · Flora · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Plant · Scenery · Sky · Snow · Winter