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; daunting because the more I saw the more I doubted my ability fit Lofoten onto the tiny sensor wrapped by the small metal box of my camera.
Every journey expanded, 30 minutes turning into 2 hours, as around each bend we stopped to point cameras at the next view, or watch Sea Eagles drift in the sky, or wait for a passing fishing boat, or descend to a frozen lakes.
In the end I couldn’t do Lofoten’s mountains justice. A week’s not enough, nor a month, nor perhaps a lifetime, but I plan to head back and make another attempt, and then another and then …
All shots taken with Sigma cameras, post processed in SPP and Lightroom. Panoramics created in Lightroom. Shots cropped and proceed to taste.