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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 […]

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 […]

Photographer Andrew Hancock exploring an ice cave in Breiðamerkurjökull glacier, Southeast Iceland. I travelled for a week with Andrew, Brad and Diana focusing on the south coast and southeast Iceland. Among the things Andrew wanted to shoot were ice caves and northen lights. He actually lucked out big time on the northern lights before our tour started […]

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) […]

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 […]