Snow Trees

Long winter train journeys through Norway.  Even with deep snow blanketing the farmland and forest floor there is more variation of light than one might imagine. Linking them all – fell, lake and farmland – are conifer and birch. This work is from the area between Lillehammer and Oslo: photographed from a fast train using a deliberate combination of exposure and movement to capture a sense of the ever present woodland passing over soft, illuminating snow.

Shot in colour, the technique produced naturally monochrome images.  Norway, March 2008