kaylapotterbaum Here's to chasing more hurricanes with friends in foreign countries.
Thanks @garyschapman for taking this shot of me as "Thor" approached the coastline a couple weeks back. It was great chasing the storm with you and @thatvivian. #Norway
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kaylapotterbaum Currently on the blog: Saul & Therese's Norwegian/Congolese wedding in Congo. What an adventure it was! (Link in bio). 4d

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kaylapotterbaum Fjords for days // Summertime in Sunnmøre. #Norway 5d

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kaylapotterbaum Light in the distance // Trollstigen //Åndalsnes, Norway 6d

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kaylapotterbaum Drinking in the rich photography wisdom and tricks of the trade that photographer @garyschapman and @thatvivian have brought to our photo course this week here in Ålesund. Also enjoyed getting to show them Geirangerfjord last Sunday. What a week! #grateful 2w

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kaylapotterbaum Know someone planning an epic wedding in 2016? I still have a few wedding photo openings in both the summer and fall. Shooting beautiful weddings worldwide. PM or email me for more photo package info! 3w
  •   res_fred Wooow 3w
  •   vichaa @larsstandal noken gifta sej på Strandafjellet mæ 😛 3w
  •   natepiapaulsen Skulle visst det litt før😕 vi giftet oss på en fjelltopp 4 desember '15. Første i historien i sykkylven. Hadde vore kult om du hadde vore der å knipset 3w
  •   kaylapotterbaum @natepiapaulsen ahh well gratulerer med bryllupsdagen! Sounds like you had a beautiful wedding! Great to make history in Sykkylven on mountain tops. :) 3w
  •   ecschramm Stop!! This is stunning!!! 3w
  •   kaylapotterbaum @ecschramm thanks so much Emily! It was a dream to do a shoot up there. :) 3w
  •   sarahrosvik So beautiful! (Makes me want to get married all over again with you as our photographer!️) 3w
  •   kaylapotterbaum @sarahrosvik aww well if you ever want to do a random shoot, just let me know! And hey, I'm back in town from traveling! Would love to meet up with you sometime. :) 3w

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kaylapotterbaum Here's a rare shot of myself captured by the wonderful @portlandfresh in Montana a few weeks back at glacier national park. In this photo I am trying not to break her vintage Hasselblad camera that she let me try out! It was so much fun. Now I'm back in Norway and surrounded by even more fresh white snow. 3w

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kaylapotterbaum Safely home in Norway after photographing a beautiful wedding in Congo. Excited to share photos from that trip soon. For now, here's my welcome home view in #Ålesund this evening. So blessed to call this place home in this season. 🇳🇴 4w

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kaylapotterbaum It's up up and away for me today as I fly from Oslo to Pointe Noire, Congo to photograph a Norwegian/Congolese wedding! Excited for the adventures the week holds. I may be off the grid for a while but when I return I'll be sure to post a some shots from the trip.
This shot is from our day trip up the Glacier National Park in Montana last week with @portlandfresh (that's her and her awesome cameras in the photo). It was amazing to shoot in the beautiful, white conditions in the park. Christiann and her brother @Garrettkoepke were so much fun to venture out into the elements with. #glaciernps #montana
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kaylapotterbaum Just left this epic location. Glacier National Park never disappoints no matter what season of the year. So excited to share more shots with you guys. For now, here is this iPhone snap from Lake McDonald.
Thanks again to @portlandfresh and @garrettkoepke for the wonderful adventure and day of shooting!
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kaylapotterbaum It's been an incredibly beautiful white Christmas here in Montana. Easily one of the most beautiful I've ever experienced. So grateful for this time with my family. Here's an iPhone snap of Flathead lake as seen from Bigfork, MT. #Montana 1mon

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kaylapotterbaum Merry Christmas and god jul from Montana everyone! I hope you all are having a wonderful time of celebration with your family and friends. I am enjoying being snowed in and hanging out with my family whom I haven’t seen in a year!
Here’s a shot from Lake McDonald in Glacier National Park shot one year ago. Really excited to get back up into the park this next week with the very talented @portlandfresh. Check out her work, it’s fantastic!
Also, be on the lookout for news regarding a fun camera accessory giveaway I’m putting together in the coming days. Really excited to give away some great gear to one lucky winner!
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kaylapotterbaum I can't recall ever posting a portrait here on Instagram. I think it’s mainly because I focus more on landscape shots within my feed, but today I will happily change things up to showcase this Norwegian stunner (my bestie)… @irenelovund. This girl turns 31 today and I can’t begin to say just how thankful I am for her friendship. She’s an incredible friend, not only to me, but to so many others.
This photo shows her more serious side, but the truth is, I have yet to meet someone that encapsulates more freedom, courage, and joy than Irene. We’ve been friends for nearly 10 years and have traveled to 16 countries, and 44 US states together. We’ve also lived in 3 countries together. We have laughed till we cried and cried until we laughed. It’s because of her that I made it to 30 countries by 30. And largely because of her that I moved to Norway in the first place. I could go on and on about this girl, but I will cut to the chase…
You see, one thing I can’t wrap my mind around is how the heck an amazing guy hasn’t swept her off her feet yet. I mean, look at her.. She’s gorgeous! She also cooks incredible food, loves Jesus, studies marketing & leadership, and has a super fun personality. She’s a fantastic photographer, and speaks perfect American English in addition to her native language of Norwegian. She’s well traveled (30+ countries), super adaptable and full of LIFE. And that’s just scratching the surface.
So here’s the thing (if you’ve read this far)… I thought I’d use this chance to ask you, my Instagram followers, if you know any incredible, Christ-following, single, good looking guys between the ages of 28-35 that might be up for getting to know Irene more. Yes, I’m basically advertising her amazingness right here. On her birthday. She may kill me for doing this, but at least I’ll go down with a good cause…

If you know of someone… either tag them in this post, or send them directly to her page. Don’t be shy guys, she’s incredibly nice. :) Gratulerer så masse med dagen Irene! Jeg er kjempe glad i deg! 🏽️
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kaylapotterbaum Who would you dare to jump into 8 degrees Celsius ocean water with?
This was shot in Lofoten, Norway this summer just after photographer @hamishmelville bravely took a plunge into the water. #norway #Lofoten
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kaylapotterbaum Just a couple more days in Nashville then I jump in a truck for 30 hours all the way upto snowy Montana for Christmas with family. 🌲 This photo was shot right beside #trollstigen this past summer in Norway. You never know how the light or clouds will land in this area. I have grown to love the unpredictable conditions of Sunnmøre. 2mon

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kaylapotterbaum It’s hard to describe just how amazing it is to be back in the states on this trip! I’m having a blast connecting with family, friends and the great team over at @lonelyplanet. Dreaming into new projects and feeling very grateful for the season I am in, and the season ahead. Currently in Nashville, and headed to Montana on Sunday.
This photo was shot in #Lofoten this summer during my 3 days of exploring these incredible islands. Norway has a lot to offer, but this place in particular did something deep inside of me that I am still processing. #Norway
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kaylapotterbaum It's been just over a week since I returned home from one of the most special and significant trips I've ever been on. On Saturday morning the 21st of Nov I was taking 2 of my friends to our tiny island airport near Ålesund where they were scheduled to fly out bright and early... Little did I know that many of my friends and family had teamed up to put me on a plane with 3 of my dear friends at the same moment which would take us to Vienna, Austria and then by train to Slovakia where I would complete my goal of hitting 30 countries by 30 years old... Just 2 days before turning 30.
What is so significant to me is the fact that I had tried to reached this goal on my own in recent months, but was stuck at 28 countries and had ran out of time (I thought) to complete the goal. I laid down the idea of this dream becoming a reality before my birthday so when my friends came together and made this happen, it meant the world to me.
I spent the whole flight there reading the handcrafted card that had words of encouragement and birthday greetings from the nearly 40 friends and family that made this dream happen.
A huge reason this happened at all was because of my dear friend @irenelovund who made this dream a reality by gathering the funds, planning the trip, gathering the encouraging notes then making the card (plus a whole lot more). I'm telling you guys.. Through this process, I realized once again that the most priceless thing in life are relationships. Invest in them and protect them. You never know when it's those priceless friendships that will make your dreams a reality when you can't find a way to do it yourself.
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kaylapotterbaum Is this even real life?? I'm still in awe every time I go up to Fjellstua and look out over this beautiful town!
This photo, along with 24 others are currently featured on my online print sale happening now! Link in bio 🇳🇴 From now, until tonight at midnight Norway time, all print orders over $100 or 1000 NOK are 50% off with the use of the promo code: HALFOFF
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kaylapotterbaum Our 3 short days in Lofoten this summer were a dream... Can't wait to go back! This photo, along with 24 others from the year are currently featured on my online print gallery! 😎

From now, until tomorrow night at midnight Norway time, all print orders over $100 or 1000 NOK are 50% off when you use promo code: HALFOFF
Prints starting at $10 USD/125NOK! Link in bio to see the whole gallery!
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kaylapotterbaum It’s been an amazing year of exploring beautiful Norway with my camera in hand! Here’s a shot from the Lofoten islands in the summer.
For those of you on the hunt for unique Christmas gifts I have just launched a print special featuring 25 of my fav landscape images from the year (with the swing photo thrown in). These professionally crafted prints and canvases (lerret) are available for both US/Canadian and Norwegian/European clients.
Prints starting at $10 USD/125NOK! Link in bio to see the gallery!
From now, until tomorrow night at midnight Norway time, all print orders over $100 or 1000 NOK are 50% off with the use of the promo code: HALFOFF
Cheers and happy Thanksgiving weekend everyone. There is so much be thankful for!
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