Kvalvika is one of the most beautiful beaches of the Lofoten. To get to it, you have to hike for one hour from the village of Fredvang. But the local microclimate is not especially friendly to Northern Lights photographers. But when you get clear skies, the view is fantastic.

Date and place: April 6 2016; Kvalvika Beach, Lofoten Islands, Norway

Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Lens: Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM

Exposure: 8s

Aperture: 4

ISO: 3200