After moving to Northern Norway from my home town Warwick, England, I quickly fell in love with the nature found in this part of the world. This is a country of mountains, fjords, forests and lakes. The short summers contrast the long winters. During the summer the sun does not set for about two months - this is the time of the "midnight sun". Conversely, the sun does not rise for two months in the winter - this is the "polar night". During the winter months the only light is from the moon, the stars and, of course, the northern lights. Many would presume that this is a period of complete darkness, but it isn’t. It is in fact a time of contrasts, shadows and fantastic colours reflected off the snow-covered mountains and icy fjords.