Foreground matters — Vestvågøya
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»Foreground matters« that we got from Hans Strand on the first morning of the photo course! The beaches of Lofoten on Flakstadøya and Vestvågøya invite you to do so, because you almost always find great mountains on the other side … read more and write a comment …

On the way to Flakstadøya — Ramberg
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Finally my photo course with Trym Ivar Bergmo and Hans Strand at the northern edge of Flakstadøya Island should start. After a day full of snow and storm, the short drive over to Flakstadøya was quite tranquil but also without … read more and write a comment …

Hamnøy in a snowstorm
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I had always hoped to see the sunrays on the mountain tops during my time at Reinefjord. When I stood in the snowstorm on the bridge to Hamnøya and looked down to the red rorbuer, I had in between no … read more and write a comment …

Sakrisøya in a snowstorm
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Almost lagoon-like, the small bay of the Reinefjord with the island Sakrisøya lay in front of me. In this area, the water is so shallow and with a sandy bottom that it glows green. It was the day with blizzards … read more and write a comment …

Sun on the mountain tops!
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I had to wait 3 days for this moment, it was always overcast or even rainy during the day. When I was on Hamnøya that day, looking for motives with the stockfish racks, the sun came through the cloud cover … read more and write a comment …

Reinefjord at dawn panorama
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The cover picture of this article is only an section of the panorama, so it’s worth opening the article to let the full magnificence of the picture take effect. After I left my accommodation in Å in the morning hours … read more and write a comment …

Moskenesøya at night
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At night on the way to Reine, just out of the corner of my eye, I saw the snow-covered mountains above the small fjord and braked immediately (luckily there was nothing going on on the roads at that time!), turned … read more and write a comment …

Lands End — or the western end of Lofoten!
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During my stay in the Lofoten I first had to learn from the local people that in the Lofoten one always only has to go east (towards the mainland) and west. This might be still valid for the eastern part, … read more and write a comment …

Reinefjord at dawn
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It is wonderful to walk along the shore of Reinefjord and see different perspectives of the view of the two mountains Olstinden and Festhelltinden. All this in the early hours of the morning before the sunrise in January gives the … read more and write a comment …

Å i Lofoten
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The small fishing village of Å i Lofoten at the south-western end of Lofoten has two museums to offer: the fishing village with its houses and workshops, the tran cookery, blacksmith’s shop and boat shed. And the Stockfish Museum. In … read more and write a comment …

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