At the bonfire

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© Inga Helgadóttir
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UploadedMay 10, 2010
TakenJanuary 7, 2007
MakeCanon
ModelCanon EOS 350D DIGITAL
Exposure1/8 sec at f/3.5
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length18 mm
ISO100
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In Iceland, Christmas begins on Christmas Eve and lasts for thirteen days, until January 6th normally referred to as þrettándinn (13th day).” It is often referred to in English as ‘Twelfth Night’ or ‘Epiphany’. By this day, pretty much everything is back to normal; everyone is back at work and schools have started. In the evening of this day, families usually get together, have dinner, say goodbye to Christmas by shooting fireworks and holding bonfires to burn off Christmas.

16 responses

  • Simona Ranieri

    Simona Ranieri gave props (10 May 2010):

    should be in Tradition!! Very nice!!

  • John Smith

    John Smith (Deleted) gave props (10 May 2010):

    Great shot,....voted,..

  • Mandy Matz

    Mandy Matz gave props (10 May 2010):

    Eerie and absolutly lovely. Voted!

  • jeremy hight

    jeremy hight gave props (10 May 2010):

    amazing shot and sense of light

  • Noah

    Noah (Deleted) gave props (10 May 2010):

    Incredible!

  • Daniel Iván

    Daniel Iván gave props (15 May 2010):

    Outstanding pic!

  • Enrico Agostoni

    Enrico Agostoni said (16 May 2010):

    WOW, great shot. I voted for you! :)

  • anastasia sierra

    anastasia sierra (Deleted) gave props (16 May 2010):

    great shot!

  • Patrick Michael

    Patrick Michael said (17 May 2010):

    not sure if it's good for tradition, it def has an eerie feel i like it a lot.

  • Jeff Ebner

    Jeff Ebner (Deleted) gave props (17 May 2010):

    Awesome! Perfect.

  • Yacouba Tanou

    Yacouba Tanou gave props (20 May 2010):

    Great capture! Voted!

  • Alicia Aguirre

    Alicia Aguirre gave props (21 May 2010):

    amazing photograph!

  • Michael G.

    Michael G. gave props (28 May 2010):

    This image has a rich "Feel"... well done!

  • William Cruces

    William Cruces said (7 Jun 2010):

    Extraordinary! My Vote!!!

  • Brian Basi

    Brian Basi (Deleted) gave props (14 Sep 2010):

    Amazing story telling here... its beautiful

  • misha otaared

    misha otaared gave props (29 May 2011):

    excellent capture, inga

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