Werner Bollmann - Waiting For The Spring


When the Puffins arrive at their breeding places in late March snow still covers the landscape in northern Norway. Patiently they wait for the spring to come. I used the longest focal length I had with me to dissolve the snow in the foreground and create a peaceful portrait of this lovely bird.

Location: Norway

Tags: atlantic puffin, coast, fratercula arctica, Norway, scandinavia, snow, werner bollmann, winter

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  1. Sandra said:

    19/04/2012 11:00

    It's just beautiful. So simple and so lovely colours.

  2. Oriol Alamany said:

    19/04/2012 17:36

    Nice and subtle colors

  3. Teresa said:

    19/04/2012 23:17

    so perfect in every minute detail, the colours are so pure

  4. ramon said:

    23/04/2012 17:30

    So beautiful. What a very unusual colors, perhaps given by that blurry 'something' between you and the puffin.

  5. Werner said:

    24/04/2012 10:08

    Thanks a lot!
    @ramon: that something is snow ;)

  6. Victor said:

    30/04/2012 11:43


  7. Theo said:

    02/05/2012 13:21

    I love the combination of puffin + snow, this one is really beautiful.