Gnålodden


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Gnålodden and the mountain Gnålberget in Hornsund. The cabin has been used as a hunting station by Wanny Woldstad among others.

More photos from Svalbard here: www.svalbardpictures.com.

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M/S Malmö in drift ice

M/S Malmö in the pack ice at 80 degrees north. A fantastic week with WildPhoto Travel and many new friends.

New photos coming soon on www.svalbardpictures.com.

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Northern Lights over Longyearbyen

This panorama shows a time-lapse of the northern lights over the mountains and Longyearbreen to the south. I shot the timelapse images right before I shot the images for the 380×180 panorama.

(The aurora time-lapse does not work on most mobile devices. You need a flash capable browser.)

See more images of the Aurora here.

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Polar night approaching


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Photo taken 3 days after we entered the polar night. Read more about polar night here.

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Arctic tern attack


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I was forced to wash my clothes after shooting this scene. The overly aggressive arctic terns was striking my head while bombing me with droppings.

More Svalbard birds here.

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Freezing!

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Icy morning at Hotellneset. The temperature was -27 degrees C, and with the wind chill factor around – 42 (-43 F). You can see Advent bay and Longyearbyen in the distant.

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The light returns

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The solar return is approaching. In the meantime, we are enjoying the stunning blue light.

More pictures from the twilight period here.

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Daytime aurora boralis

During the continuous darkness of the polar night, you can see the more rare and subdued daytime aurora on Svalbard. On this 360×180 panorama you can see a time lapse of the aurora in the sky. This was photographed at midday December 15th and you can see the little light we have in the south. (The moving aurora does not work on most mobile devices. You need a flash capable browser.)

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Pastel tones

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Lovely pastel tones on the sky over Longyearbyen and the Advenfjord today. We’ve had our last sunset of this year, the sun are below the horizon all day. This picture was taken at noon on October 28 2012.

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Karls-Berger Pub

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The bar Karls-Berger Pub has Northern Europe’s largest range of Whisky and Cognac. At this pub you can choose between over 1000 liquor varieties.

Karls-Berger Pub homepage.

Article in the norwegian newspaper Dagbladet.

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