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Geiranger Fjord, the Seven Sisters


Geiranger Fjord, the Seven Sisters
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Copyright: Ruud van den Berg (Robespierre) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 178 W: 2 N: 329] (1424)
Genre: Landscapes
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-08-08
Categories: Seascape
Camera: Nikon D70, Nikkor AF-D 80-200 mm/f2.8 ED
Exposure: f/5.0, 1/400 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Waterfalls [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2005-09-10 17:43
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Points: 15
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This year the Norwegian Geiranger and Nærøyfjord are officially declared by UNESCO as World Heritage. And to my opinion absolute with justice. These places are beautiful.
Here you see in the Geiranger fjord a part of the Seven Sisters, 7 waterfalls close by each other. The 15 km long fjord is surrounded by steep, to sometimes 800m high mountain sides. This give a wonderful effect to the waterfalls.

Brief Description from UNESCO:
Situated in southwestern Norway, northeast of Bergen, Geirangerfjord and Nærøyfjord, set 120km from one another, are part of the west Norwegian fjord landscape, which stretches from Stavanger in the south to Andalsnes, 500km to the northeast. The two fjords, among the world’s longest and deepest, are considered as archetypical fjord landscapes and among the most scenically outstanding anywhere. Their exceptional natural beauty is derived from their narrow and steep-sided crystalline rock walls that rise up to 1,400m from the Norwegian Sea and extend 500m below sea level. The sheer walls of the fjords have numerous waterfalls while free flowing rivers cross their deciduous and coniferous forests to glacial lakes, glaciers and rugged mountains. The landscape features a range of supporting natural phenomena, both terrestrial and marine such as submarine moraines and marine mammals.

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World's natural heritagewinterpalace 1 11-25 08:07
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truely a sight to see. Nice shot and useful note.

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  • sway Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 305 W: 85 N: 319] (1276)
  • [2005-09-11 4:05]
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HI Ruud,
A beautiful place.
I would have liked to see a little more towards the bottom of the shot to see where the water goes to.
You have taken a nice shot.
TFS
:)

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  • Aramok Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 896 W: 101 N: 1501] (5166)
  • [2005-09-11 14:31]

Reminds me of when I saw them many years ago as a child - thank you

Hello Ruud

Lovely work. Good capture. Well exposed. Magical sight. Thanks.

Hello Rud,
sunsets and waterfalls are my favourites. This one looks very well despite of a probably shaky platform (ship) from where you took it. Godd crop and timing. Good note. Big SMILE.

Thomas

Hi Ruud,
Seems like you're specializing in waterfalls from my country! And you do it well, here is another very nice capture... I imagine this is a difficult place to photograph, but I like the way you do it here!
Regards,
Pablo -

This does look like a very nice place. To improve the composition try to get both the top and the bottom of the waterfall in the frame. I don't know if that was possible here. Well done.

Hi Ruud

A well known site, beautifully presented

TFS

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