Sven Začek - Ice for one night


The ice melting process can be very fast if a strong wind is in the equation. I spotted the possibility for such a photo on the previous night, while taking photos with a telephoto lens and observing the behaviour of eider ducks. The next day I put out my tripod with a remote release. After a few hours I got this photo and that was it, because after that the nice ice patterns had melted. So if you get an idea, act fast!

Location: Svalbard

Tags: cold, Common eider, ice, mountains, spitsbergen, svalbard, sven zacek

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  1. Knut-Sverre Horn said:

    19/07/2014 00:11

    Brilliant shot! That tiny speck of yellow really brightens up a cloudy day in the Arctic.

  2. Jost Stergarsek said:

    28/08/2014 10:35