In addition to being a great place for watching and photographing the aurora, the Lofoten islands are extraordinarily beautiful. There is not a building or fisherman's shack out of place, and there are magnificent vistas wherever you turn. We were based in the small fishing town of Reine, just south of the famously photogenic village of Hamnoy. Most of these photos were taken in the 20km or so north or south of Reine, and other than a few, I have tried to avoid the more popular views of the area, which appear on many a postcard and Instagrammers account.

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