The Polar Night
Photo By Stuart Thomson
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Photographer: Stuart Thomson
- Title: The Polar Night
- Country: Norway
- Description: The sun is not seen for months during Winter on Svalbard. The illumination from the full moon provides a rare opportunity for landscape photography during this time. I spent 2 hours in -20ºC temperatures to find the perfect composition and to wait for the moon to move into position to take this picture which I think really captures the spirit of the Arctic. So harsh but so beautiful. I especially like how the moonlight catches the snow being whipped up by the wind on the side of the mountain.
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