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Photo-of-the-Day – 8 November 2008

Saturday, November 8th, 2008

The highly reflective goggles and glasses worn by visiting German geophysicist Daniel Paranhos Zitterbart allow an interesting blend of portrait and self-portrait:

Ripples in hard ‘blue’ ice glow golden in the evening sunlight:

Photo-of-the-Day – 26 October 2008

Monday, October 27th, 2008

A beautiful 10-degree arc around the sun caused by ice crystals in the atmosphere.

Vesleskarvet Panorama

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

Here is the panorama I promised.  To my chagrin, I have discovered that using a very wide angle lens (10mm focal length) actually makes life more difficult  when it comes to panoramas, so there are a couple of small glitches, but the image is still lovely.  This is a view of almost 360°; the base is roughly due north and the sun due west.  You’ll need to click on the image to see the full effect.  Warning – large image may load slowly.