The rolling hills and paddocks receive a smooth, white blanket over the Winter months
Opera House on Ice
The frozen fjord mirrors the impressive angles of the Oslo Opera House
Working the angles of the Oslo Opera House
Patterns in Oslo's Bjorvika (bay)
Inside the Opera House
Oslo's architecture impresses from inside and out
A peaceful Winter morning on Oslo's shores
Built in the 13th Century, this historic fort has seen many uses, from military to a prison. Today it hosts government fuctions and is open to the public. The ship, Lady Mack (IMO 5348548), is used for tours of the fjord.
Strong winds and a snowstorm add to the muted Winter tones of the landscape
Wintery tones at Reine Rorbuer
The warm Gulf Stream currents often keep temperatures mild enough for rain to fall, even in mid-Winter
Dramatic scenery surrounds Reine
Early season Arctic Cod heads are strung out to dry, ready for export to markets as far away as Africa
Birds sit atop the Wintery spire of the Reine church, built in 1890
A small aurora forms above Olstinden peak 675m, Reine
[201604. Special Mention – TWAN International Earth & Sky Photo Contest]
Olstinden peak 675m looks over the fishing village of Reine and its picturesque rorbuer (fishing huts)
Renovated 'fisherman's cabins' are a popular accomodation choice in the region. The grassy roof adds to the insulation.
Olstinden peak 675m looms over Andoya island, Reine
[201612. Exhibited at Blank Wall Gallery, Greece]
Winter in Reine
Fresh snow on Olstinden peak 675m, Reine. Image can be printed up to 2m wide at full photo quality, or larger at poster quality.
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