Faroe Islands are located in the North Atlantic Ocean between Norway and Iceland. Archipelago with a population of 50,000 people is a part of Denmark. People began to settle in the Faroe Islands since the beginning of VIII century. The local economy relies heavily on fishing and the marine industry. The unique landscape and a fantastic play of light attract photographers from around the world.
Tindhelm, a small island in the fjord Sørvágsfjørður in the western part of the island in the archipelago Vagar Faroe Islands.
View of the Faroe Islands with the Earth’s orbit to the picture, taken by satellites NASA «Terra» and «Aqua» April 17, 2003. Area of ??the archipelago is about 1,400 square kilometers. (NASA)
Funningur, town on the northwest coast Esturoya, Faroe Islands. (CC BY SA Arne List)
Sheep stand in the middle of the field in the Faroe Islands.
The settlement in the Faroe Islands, April 19, 2011.
A fisherman in a boat floating in the sea off the coast of the Faroe Islands.
Near the harbor of Torshavn, the capital and largest city of the Faroe Islands, June 23, 2008. View from the ferry.
Tindhelm view of the island, which is part of the archipelago of the Faroe Islands, May 25, 2007.
Boats moored to the shore of the island Suvuroy the southernmost point Faroe Islands.
Michines, the westernmost island in the archipelago of the Faroe Islands, overcast, 11 August 2009.
Tourists climb to the top of the cliff near the village Leitisvatn the Faroe Islands.
Tourists visiting the cave on the island Noulsoy, May 25, 2007.
A small flock of sheep grazing on a hillside on the Faroe Islands.
Shepherd helps to collect sheep near the village on the island Saksun Streymoy, Faroe Islands, October 8, 2007.
Woman knitting a sweater from traditional Faroese wool in Torshavn, June 1, 2007.
View of the Faroe Islands near the town of Torshavn.
Residents of the Faroe Islands drive the pilot whales in the bay during the traditional hunting Grindadrap Catching grind near the town of Torshavn, November 22, 2011.
Residents of the Faroe Islands catch and kill pilot whales during the traditional hunting Grindadrap Catching grind near the town of Torshavn, November 22, 2011.
Klaksvuyk, the second largest city of the Faroe Islands, March 30, 2010.
View from the ferry shortly after leaving the city Torshavn.
Cells belonging fish farms, swimming in the sea near the village Fuglaferdur, May 31, 2007.
Football – the most popular sport in the Faroe Islands.
Worker mows the grass on the roof of a government building near Torshavn, August 14, 2009.
Farmland in the Faroe Islands.
Fishing boat returns to the harbor to the north of the city of Tórshavn, the capital of the Faroe Islands, August 10, 2009.
View of the cliff near the village Gásadalur, Faroe Islands.