Securing the Icelandic Chopper at Dusk

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    The night I first arrived into Reykjavik, I only had a few minutes of light before the darkness. I soon discovered that the final deep blue before dark lasts about an hour in Iceland. I am quite sure they take it for granted, because I saw it every night and everyone was going on about their business, not taking notice... Over by the docks, I found these four guys securing the blades on this helicopter for the evening.

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    from the blog at www.stuckincustoms.com

    Pacdog, Kris Kros, Thuvm, Idjpg, and 39 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. RamJet. 68 months ago | reply

      Hi Stucky great shot as ever!

      Unfortunately I must correct you!
      It is the Danish Marine Chopper!
      (Danish flag on the tale and the Danish Marine emblem).

    2. Stallard Images 68 months ago | reply

      what an incredible capture you have here ... and that blue sky, how could anyone take it for granted? Great job!

    3. joshua carlsen 68 months ago | reply

      okay so i have to tell you that the first thing i thought of when i saw this was that old movie/show blue thunder. the blues are so profound.

    4. Just a Peek ~ ebt photography 68 months ago | reply

      just beautiful colors - you are so lucky to have been there ;)

    5. wildmann59 68 months ago | reply

      Great Colors ...

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    6. CharleneM50 68 months ago | reply

      Amazing blues and contrast!

    7. ZekaG 68 months ago | reply

      Excellent shot again...

    8. ®DS 68 months ago | reply

      That's a lynx helicopter, you should add it to tags.
      Nice nighttime pic.

    9. susan_r4 68 months ago | reply

      Those beautiful Icelandic blue nights - I would just stare outside all the time if I had these!

    10. neilalderney123 68 months ago | reply

      Great, busy shot mate.

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    11. N i c o_ 68 months ago | reply

      Fantastic shot

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    12. Stuck in Customs 68 months ago | reply

      Thanks! Okay I have fixed the tags that this is now a DANISH LYNX helicopter -- thanks! :)

    13. Boris Mitendorfer Photography 67 months ago | reply

      Beatifull blue tone on this photo, and this helicopter looks fine!

    14. Matt "Linus" Ottosen 67 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Pilot's Lounge, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

      Nice shot!

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    15. david.bank (www.david-bank.com) 67 months ago | reply

      Good stuff man. Please add this one to our group:
      www.flickr.com/groups/blue_hour_party/
      Cheers,

    16. ARebbs 66 months ago | reply

      Great shot, the lighting changes so much.

    17. Curt.dk 60 months ago | reply

      Wonderful pic. However, the title is a little wrong, as the chopper is carrying the Danish flag.

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