Category Archives: Fall in the Lofoten Islands, Norway – 2017

Fall and Aurora Borealis photography in the Lofoten Islands, Northern Norway


Day 5: September 24 – Kartfjorden, Bjørnsand, Unstad

I didn’t break any records getting up this morning, but I was out of the house about 8:00 and heading to a favourite spot of mine to take photo groups:  Kartfjorden, with Kartstaven mountain in […]

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Day 4: September 23 – Stamsund, Myrland, Vestfjord, Høynes

Another good night’s sleep and up at 5:15.  It had rained overnight and was still very foggy/cloudy out.  About 6:30, while sitting on the couch having my morning tea, I could see a reddish glow […]

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Day 3: September 22 – Stamsund, Leknes, Karijorda, Steine, Utakleiv & Storfjord

It turns out that the Aurora was very visible last night between 11:15 and 11:30 and the sunrise was spectacular too;  however, I was dead to the world by 11:00 and didn’t get up until […]

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Day 1 & 2: September 20/21 – Enroute to Stamsund….Arrival

I arrived at Toronto’s Pearson Airport in lots of time for my 5:55 PM flight to Munich and on to Oslo.  I took advantage of my Aeroplan 50K Elite status for easy check-in, cooled my […]

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Fall Photography Inside the Arctic Circle….But First a Little History

The last time I visited the Lofoten Islands in the fall was 34 years ago, at the end of September, 1983.  In fact, it was my first trip back to Norway, since emigrating to Canada, […]

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