For a wider view

Hornbaekodden - Liefdefjord
Hornbaekodden – Liefdefjord

For some images a blog like this isn’t the best medium. Actually, most computer screens don’t do it real justice. It would be best to use a large wall to display an image like this, but that would make it a bit complicated to show it to others, so I’ll try it on my blog anyhow.

Adobe’s Lightroom 6 added the possibility to stitch several images together into one large panoramic photo. And they even make a .dng file, so you keep having all the advantages of shooting in raw. This way you create panoramic images with lots of detail. I really like looking at those images, zooming in at a certain point to see what’s all there. The only disadvantage is the file size. This image is made up of 7 vertical images and has over 15.000 pixels on the long edge and is nearly 400mb big…

The image is shot on a moraine near Hornbaekodden in Liefdefjord. The bay forms a nice sheltered anchorage for the Noorderlicht, the vessel I worked on this trip.

Arjen Drost

Arjen is a Polar ecologist, nature photographer and full time expedition guide on expedition cruise ships in both Polar regions. With his pictures and stories he likes to show the beauty of these very fragile and threatened places.

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