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Selfoss waterfall (11 metres (36 ft) high) in river Jökulsá á Fjöllum in the north of Iceland. This glacial river originates as melt water from the Vatnajökull glacier. A few hundred meters downstream of the Selfoss, the Dettifoss waterfall is situated which is the most powerful waterfall in Europe. There the river falls 44 metres (144 ft) over a width […]

Northern Lights over Kálfastrandarvogur bay in Lake Mývatn. Kálfastrandavogur has unusual lava formations, both off- and onshore. These rocky outcrops are named Klasar and Kálfastrandarstrípar. Shot on a winter workshop in February 2015 with the Nikon D810 and Zeiss Distagon 21mm lens. The Ziess is an amazing lens and really shines when it comes to […]

Strandir in Northwest Iceland is part of the country that is little traveled by photo tours or workshops. The district is sparsely populated and totally abandoned north of the Ingolfsfjord.

Skagafjörður in North Iceland is know for its horse breeding. The Icelandic horse is a unique breed developed from ponies taken to Iceland by Scandinavian settlers in the 9th and 10th centuries. The Icelandic horse displays two gaits in addition to the typical walk, trot, and canter/gallop commonly displayed by other breeds. They are also […]

The Snæfellsnes Peninsula offers a great variety of subject matter. And in the right weather conditions the light changes really fast, like on this autumn day. I often find myself leaving the tripod behind in the car at this location, to be able to work and explore at a faster pace. This image of grass and […]

The Goðafoss waterfall is located in the Mývatn district of North-Central Iceland. The water of the river Skjálfandafljót falls from a height of 12 meters over a width of 30 meters. In the year 999 or 1000 the Lawspeaker Þorgeir Ljósvetningagoði made Christianity the official religion of Iceland. After his conversion it is said that […]

The Landmannalaugar area is a popular tourist destination and hiking hub in Iceland‘s highlands. The area displays a number of unusual geological elements, like the multicolored rhyolite mountains and expansive lava fields, not far from the service center. The many mountains in the surrounding area display a wide spectrum of colors including pink, brown, green, yellow, blue, purple, black, […]

Jökulsárlón is a large glacial lagoon in southeast Iceland, on the borders of Vatnajökull National Park. Situated at the head of Breiðamerkurjökull, it evolved into a lagoon after the glacier started receding from the edge of the Atlantic Ocean. The lake has grown since then at varying rates because of melting of the Icelandic glaciers. The lagoon now stands 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi) […]

Aldeyjarfoss waterfall is situated in the north of Iceland at the northern part of the Sprengisandur Highland Road which means it is to be found within the Highlands of Iceland. One of the most interesting features of the waterfall is the contrast between the black basalt columns and the white waters of the fall. The […]

Mudpools at Þeistareykir, North Iceland.  Sadly this area is being developed for harnessing energy for a geothermal power station. The first phase of the development involves the construction of a 45 MW station. The further expansion of the station is under consideration as the National Energy Authority has issued a power production licence for a 100 […]