Thanks for the response. It was an absolute disaster and, although the idea of waiting for the twilight is a good one, you forget that there is no twilight this time of year (to speak of) . . . Nor is there guaranteed good weather, since it changes so quickly.
You will see that in the following four, two of which I have mentioned above and two more I have added just for fun and to keep these forum pages a little livlier than they have been in recent weeks.http://roros360.com/panos/112/index.html
- a view that says everything about why I live in Norway. William Blake mentions the "green and pleasant land" in Jerusalem, but I think the same could be said of Norway. Once the white shit has gone, there is some remarkable countryside. This looks over towards Hummelfjell, which comes in at a mere 1543 metres, but which I suppose is quite high (we have one down the road, which I shall climb this summer and photograph that is a little higher at 1666 m). These are very old mountains, evinced by their shapes: you will probably be more used to the young whippersnapper mountains of Vestland, I suppose! Please ignore the sky in this one, since it is crap, but the countryside makes up for any poor post processing on my part . . .http://roros360.com/panos/113/index.html
- This one is quite fun! The white sand is appropriately named Kvitsanda, and is Europe's most northerly natural desert. Again, a nice day, but with shifting clouds that made getting a good sky difficult.http://roros360.com/panos/115/index.html
- Two images taken at Jutulhogget, some 50 km south of my home and the site of North Europe's longest canyon. Measuring in at 2,4 km, which I know is nowhere near the scale of the Gorges du Tarn, it's all we really have and, had it not been for that bloody sun going in just as I took the first, I might have had a couple of good images. Nevertheless, I went ahead in the hope that a little fake HDR work might do the job.
I think that there is a curse on me, since every time I go out and spent my time setting up poles and robot heads, etc., the sun decides to take a break. It is only whenever I am 5 or so km from home that it reappears. I wonder if this is just me, though; perhaps others have sense enough not to post when they have experienced something similar!