Twelve favourite images from 2016; an unforgettable year of travel that took us to Norway’s Lofoten Islands, the Isle of Harris in Scotland, and the Himalaya of Nepal, but begins with two shots of my home county of Yorkshire, England. In order taken … click on a the image to see the bigger picture … 1. Hole of Horcum, North … More 12 Images of 2016
Well it’s taken seven weeks, but I’ve finally got my act together and created a collection of favourite images from our February trip to Lofoten. I can finally cross that one of the list! Click on the image of Olstind below to view the collection.
In an unusual departure from my normal blog … From time to time I find myself in correspondence with organisations that IMHO have let me down in one way or another. How they respond sends a real signal in terms of whether they value me as a customer, and makes a difference to whether I’ll … More Lofoten Postscript 1 – Hurtigruten Customer Service
On our recent trip to Lofoten, Sigma asked me to check out their 18-300mm travel zoom on the SD1 Merrill. The resulting article was published on the Sigma Lounge blog at: http://www.sigma-imaging-uk.com/sigmalounge/lofoten-islands-richard-walls-sigma-18-300mm-c/ . It was also featured in Geographical Magazine’s newsletter, and the images were shared by Sigma Japan to all the worldwide Sigma subsidiaries.Fame at last 🙂 If you’ve not … More The Sigma 18-300mm F3.5-6.3 C DC Macro OS HSM Travel Zoom
And on the fifth day it snowed … and everything was wrapped in white. When it snows in Reine it snows. 6 inches in 3 hours, drifts up to the windows, a fresh and cold perspective. Shooting Notes Sigma cameras, post processed in SPP and Lightroom.
Our final view of Lofoten from the window of the plane that took us from Lekness to Bodo, and from there, via Oslo and Stokholm, home. And what a view! We’re already planning our return visit. Shooting Notes 3 images stitched together in Lightroom, taken with a Sigma DP3 Merrill, through a dirty airplane window … More Final View – Lofoten Post 10
Six days wasn’t enough to visit a third of Loften’s beaches. Vik and Haukland we saw through the car window as we passed by on our way to Uttakliev. We planned to return but ran out of days. Storsandnes, Eggum and Unstad, were on our list but we never got close. We put on snow spikes and hiked … More Shoreline – Lofoten Post 9