Wallpaper Thursday

Storvatnet ice

Storvatnet Lake, Lofoten Islands, Norway.

Photographer Stian Klo took some chances getting this photograph:

I was desperately searching a good sunrise spot this particular morning. Normally Storvatnet Lake is completely covered in snow, so you can only imagine my surprise when I saw these crazy ice formations almost being shot out of the frozen lake. I put my crampons on and took a big risk walking out. I could hear the ice cracking underneath my feet, and when you’re all alone in a fjord/canyon like this – the cracks are echoed and sound really frightening. Was it worth it? I sure think so!

(Click the image to embiggen.)

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About Fletcher DeLancey

Socialist heathen and Mac-using author of the Chronicles of Alsea, who enjoys pondering science, politics, well-honed satire (though sarcastic humor can work, too) and all things geeky.
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2 Responses to Wallpaper Thursday

  1. David says:

    This wallpaper looks amazing. The ice creations are also looking liking a sea creature. The image is mind blowing and looks like taken out of some fantasy.

  2. Lisa Shaw says:

    Looks like a scene from “Frozen.” I am expecting a troupe of singing men with large saws to be along shortly. 😉

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