Lofoten is an archipelago in northern Norway. A must see with its imposing mountains reaching to the sea, frozen lakes, fishing villages. And even if it sits within the Arctic Circle, thanks to the Gulf Stream it has very mild temperatures.
Winter time in Lofoten is magical! The Sun barely leaves the horizon for few golden hours.
But it is at night that the true show begins: the Aurora Borealis can manifest itself with magnificent shows of light. It's a breathtaking and almost out-of-this-world experience, especially the first time you see it!
I explored these incredible islands for a week, from Narvik to Å, trying to capture the best light and vistas in this film.
Music: Peer Gynt by Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg
Winner of Aurora Category at Timelapse Film Festival 2016
AFO 2015 Official Selection
Green Vision Environmental International Film Festival Russia 2014 Official Selection
Timelapse Showfest 2014 Official Selection
CineEco Seia 2014 Official Selection
XX film Festival della Lessinia Official Selection
Ischia Film Festival 2014 Official Selection
Cameras: Canon 5DIII and 7D
Lenses: Canon 16-35mm f/2.8, 70-200mm f/2.8, 24mm f/1.4, Zeiss 85mm f/1.4
Dolly: Konova K2 + Smart Pan&Tilt Controller (konovaphoto.com)
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