Winter

Northern Lights in Norway

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Northern lights over the Lofoten and Vesterålen islands in Norther Norway. Although I experienced this phenomenon a couple of times now it is still amazing to see the Northern Lights dance in the night sky above. Especially when you have an interesting landscape in front of you to complete the picture.

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Lofoten landscapes

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Landscapes around the town of Svolvaer in the Lofoten archipelago during winter. I never get tired of these impressive mountains rising up from the sea. Especially combined with the soft winter light.

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White-tailed eagle

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Sea Eagles or White Tailed Eagles hunting in a Fjord near the Vesterålen islands in Northern Norway. Such impressive birds, especially when they're hunting for fish.

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Vesteralen in Northern Norway

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A little less known than the Lofoten archipelago, but equally beautiful is Vesterålen, a group of islands in Northern Norway. Empty beaches in a rugged landscape are a photographer's dream.

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Some proper winter images

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Although it was raining when I arrived at the heathland of the Renderklippen in the Veluwe it proved to be worth the short walk in the rain to get to some nice spots just before sunset.

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Foggy pine tree forest

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Pine trees in the Speulder- and Sprielderforest. Guaranteed to add some color during dull winter days.

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Winter is coming in the forest

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Winter is definitely coming in the Speulder and Sprielderforest in the Veluwe nature reserve.

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Winter landscapes

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Some proper winter days in January with frost on the trees and a thin layer of snow on the ground. Here some landscapes around Kampen of the last moments of the wintry atmosphere before the snow melted and the frost came setting down from the trees.

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A little bit of winter

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We've seen a couple of wintry days over the last few weeks in The Netherlands. Here are a few landscapes of the IJssel river and Veluwe nature reserve in cold conditions.

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Cold foggy morning

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Winter is definitely on its way. Cold freezing morning landscapes around the Zwartendijk in de IJsseldelta region near my hometown Kampen.

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Nusfjord - Lofoten

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Nusfjord is a small harbor on the island of Flakstadøya in the Lofoten archipelago with traditional rorbus (fishing cabins).

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Last bit of winter

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A colorful sunset at the river IJssel during one of the last cold winter days.


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Winter in the IJsseldelta

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Trees in the IJsseldelta near Zalk on a cold winter morning.