Man, Svalbard is absolutely pristine.


Happy New Year everybody! Christmas came early the day I received a postcard from one of the worlds leading, highly decorated and awardwinning nature photographer, Roy Mangersnes, Wildphoto, Norway. Please read, look and enjoy his postcard from Svalbard:


Svalbard is something very special – it is an Arctic jewel. I have been lucky to go there on several occasions, but I always want to go back.


Monaco Glacier in evening light. Nikon D800, 14-24mm, 1/640 sec @ f/11, ISO 160

I’ve been on photographic expeditions in the winter, summer and fall, and they all have something very special to offer. Of course there is the variable wildlife, but most of all it’s the light that pulls me back.


Svalbard is a very special part of Norway. The archipelago is one of the northernmost land-areas in the world. Svalbard is defined as a land area situated between 74 and 81 degrees north…

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  1. Well, this is really great!
    Thank you so much for reblogging my post. I’m sure Roy will be very pleased. as well 🙂

    Happy New Year to you!


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