Outtakes – Lofoten Post 12

Some random shots that didn’t make it onto previous posts, but probably should have. MS Lofoten Bow Study | Sigma DP1 Merrill | http://www.richardjwalls.com I love this type of subject to point a Merrill at. It brings out the best in the camera. Shooting Notes All shots taken with Sigma, Foveon, cameras, low iso, post…

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Snowscapes – Lofoten Post 11

And on the fifth day it snowed … and everything was wrapped in white.   When it snows in Reine it snows. 6 inches in 3 hours, drifts up to the windows, a fresh and cold perspective. Shooting Notes Sigma cameras, post processed in SPP and Lightroom.    

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Sigma SD Quattro H Musings

Driving around Lofoten I had plenty of time to muse on the email I’d received from Sigma UK that morning, announcing the new SD Quattros, especially the H. Where the heck did that come from??? As I was carrying around an SD1, 2 Merrills and a Quattro, my first thought to dump them all in a…

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Final View – Lofoten Post 10

Our final view of Lofoten from the window of the plane that took us from Lekness to Bodo, and from there, via Oslo and Stokholm, home. And what a view! We’re already planning our return visit. Shooting Notes  3 images stitched together in Lightroom, taken with a Sigma DP3 Merrill, through a dirty airplane window…

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Shoreline – Lofoten Post 9

Six days wasn’t enough to visit a third of Loften’s beaches. Vik and Haukland we saw through the car window as we passed by on our way to Uttakliev. We planned to return but ran out of days.  Storsandnes, Eggum and Unstad, were on our list but we never got close. We put on snow spikes and hiked…

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Mountainscapes – Lofoten Post 8

Mountains. They’re what we came to Lofoten for, and it’s a good thing, because they dominate the islands. They surround you, and push you up against the beaches, lakes and sea, their shapes and moods drifting and shifting with the passing weather. Both spectacular and daunting; spectacular as around each corner was another wow moment;…

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