What’s in a name

By: Arjen Drost

Aug 25 2014

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Category: Flora, nature, Photography, Polar, Scenery

2 Comments

Aperture:f/5.6
Focal Length:21mm
ISO:800
Shutter:1/2000 sec
Camera:Canon EOS-1D Mark IV
Svalbard Poppy

Svalbard Poppies are more or less the national flower for Spitsbergen. These nice creamy white flowers can be found in quite harsh environments. With this image I not only wanted to show the beauty of the flower, but by using a wide angle lens I also showed something of the spectacular scenery of Spitsbergen, the island that gave its name to the flower.

2 comments on “What’s in a name”

  1. That is a beautiful place.


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