Photographer's Note


At 62 degrees North, the town of Ålesund doesn't get to see much sunlight in December. The sun rises at around 10 am and sets five hours later and even when the sun is shining, it stays behind the mountains all day long, so there's no direct sunlight. This photo was taken at one of the islands close to Ålesund, an hour after sunrise.

Seen here is the village of Alnes, located on the north side of the island of Godøya. It is separated from the rest of the island by a large mountain, but can be reached by a tunnel. In recent years, the population of the village dropped below 200 people, which means it isn't tracked any more. The village is known for its 26.5m high lighthouse, Alnes Fyr, built in 1876.

Exif data:
Make: SONY
Model: DSC-HX400V
Software: PaintShop Pro 16,00
Exposure Time: 1/200 sec
F-Stop: f/5.0
ISO Speed Ratings: 800
Focal Length: 4498/100 mm
Date Taken: 2016-01-02 11:15
Metering Mode: Pattern
Flash: Flash did not fire, compulsory flash mode
File Size: 5289 kb

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