Lofoten is an archipelago in Norway. It's known for its dramatic scenery, with peaks like the Svolværgeita pinnacle jutting up into the sky. Himmeltindan Mountain sits on Vestvågøya Island. Painterly fishermen villages like Hamnøy and Reine making a perfect background to the photo/
Lofoten is a very attractive and popular location for landscape photographers from all over the world, when shooting on location one might find many photographers around and some consideration and politeness are required to coexist among fellow photographers.
Five good friends and myself decided to go there in February, when the days are getting longer and longer while everything is still covered with ice and snow and the chances to view the northern lights are very high.
In February the sun is low above the horizon from sunrise to sunset, giving warm and soft light of the golden hour all day long.
It is a long and exhausting journey to get there, some connecting flights and long drive are required, but as you can see by the photos, it’s worth it…