Roy Mangersnes - Arctic Fox


I just returned from a quick trip to Svalbard for a few days of winter photography. The first morning I got up and out at 4 o´clock to look for Arctic Foxes. I knew the place from before and my hopes were high. After searching the area with binoculars I spotted to animals in hot pursuit. Spring was in the air and the hormones were flowing. I worked with the animals for a couple of hours and the curious critters showed me their best sides. In this images I managed to capture the cold blues of the snow in contrast with the “warming” spring sunrise.

Location: Svalbard, Norway

Tags: Arctic Fox, roy mangersnes, spitsbergen, svalbard, winter

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  1. Ingebjørg Fyrileiv Guldvik said:

    17/04/2013 10:22

    Nydelig, Roy! Frysningsgodkjent ;)

  2. Thorstein K. Berg said:

    17/04/2013 10:57

    Glimrende bilde dette.

  3. Carlos Acín said:

    17/04/2013 12:42

    Great success!

  4. Jost Stergarsek said:

    17/04/2013 13:18

    magical creature, amazing image!

  5. Lauri Koivuluoma said:

    17/04/2013 13:59

    This photo has magical atmosphere, well done!
    Looking forward to see more photos from that trip!

  6. Roy said:

    18/04/2013 12:34

    Thank you for these kind comments. I am happy to hear you like the image. This is one of my favorite animals in the Arctic, but it was the first time I was able to work with them in winter.

    Lauri; here is a short trip report with some more images :-)

  7. LK said:

    18/04/2013 14:30

    Roy, thanks a lot!