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# 8 Electric Kingdom by uberfischer
# 8 Electric Kingdom

By far the most spectacular light i`ve photographed.

I looked at the forecast and the signs were there... Extremely warm temperatures and a potential thunderstorm approaching. This could be hit or miss. I risked standing there on the mountain being soaked by nothing but rain. But there was potential...

I got ready for the long hike up to a mountainridge facing north. I wanted a clear unobstructed view towards the midnightsun. When i started the hike it was almost 30 degrees celsius and the sun was making it tiring to climb, even though it was getting late in the evening. When i was getting closer to the ridge i could feel the first raindrops on my skin. And sure...pretty soon i could hear the first sounds of thunder. Now, i was getting pumped. I almost ran up on the ridge even though its normally not recommended standing like this, totally exposed on one of the highest points in the area while lightning strikes rippes up the sky. I went into crazymode and found my compositions. Crazymode means taking chances...this time i climbed out on a slippery shelf with nothing but a lake below me...some hundred meters below me...

So there i was..soaking wet firing away exposures hoping to catch the lightningstrikes while at the same time battling the raindrops screwing up my filters. 50 exposures was made of this scene. 1 had a lightningstrike in it...

To the west the midnightsun was shining warm and the east there was a pitch black sky full of thunder and lightning. I dont expect seeing this again anytime soon. Im glad i got to see this show from the best seat in the house.

If you want to go into crazymode together with me, you have the chance.

Head on over to to see all the tours on offer at the moment.

#7 Red Rocks Flow by uberfischer
#7 Red Rocks Flow
A river flowing over red rocks high up in the Mountains in Arctic Norway. I will be leading a small exclusive hikingtour in here NeXT summer. 3 seats... (contact me if interested)

Meanwhile, the wintertours are filling up... If you want to explore the magnificent Lofoten Islands together with me  and +Stian Klo  , in addition to some unphotographed pearls on Senja Island. Head on over to

Heres the winterschedule:

09/1 - 16/1 - Northern Lights in Lofoten With +Felix Inden 
18/1 - 25/1 - Chasing The Aurora Borealis
01/2 - 08/2 - Stetind & Lofoten Adventure (1 spot left)
20/2 - 02/3 - Exclusive Series - Lofoten & Senja With +Kah Kit Yoong 
13/3 - 23/3 - Exclusive Series - Lofoten & Senja with Ryan Dyar 


Arild Heitmann
Current Residence: Evenskjer, Norway
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CarlaSophia Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2012   Photographer
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IraW0lv Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2012
Nydelige bilder du tar!
ArikaRinkishika Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2011   Writer
Hello dear Artist!

Know that I am always very very admiring of those who know how to produce thanks to the magnificence of the divine creation!

Your shots are to me wonderful tributes and I was anxious to congratulate you on the magnificent quality of your gallery!

Bravo and continue so to move me!

Kind regards,

Sakeena Al Islam.

ForestDwellerHouses Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2011  Professional Artisan Crafter
Your work is fantastic and your gallery is beautiful. You have talent! My fav.
zenden111 Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2011
Love your capture the stunning scenery and natural events beautifully :-)
CarlaSophia Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2011   Photographer
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AlfiBOh Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2011
Loving your :gallery: hence all the :+fav:,sorry for not commenting on all of them....:forgiveme:
slickwilly182 Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Come on, I know you've been out shooting the last couple of days, let's see the shots! :)
Tegenlicht Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2011  Student Photographer
I love your gallery. Your work is amazingly beautiful! I do hope to see more of it in the future :D!
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