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Traveltips for photographers in Iceland

Photography tips at Hvitserkur

In this video we share travel tips and photography tips. A photograph of Hvitserkur is on the front cover of our new book: Photographing Iceland - A Photo Guide to 100 locations. Hvitserkur is one of Iceland´s best known landmarks and here we show...

Grimsey – our Wildlife Photography Secret

Soon it will be no secret. Grimsey has for years been our secret when wildlife photography is the goal. Less known is the fact that this small island on the Arctic Circle offers also a landscape worth exploring. We made this short video this...

Photographing Iceland: A photo guide to 100 locations

New Book: Photographing Iceland - A photo guide to 100 locations.
New book: Photographing Iceland: A photo guide to 100 locations We are pleased to announce our new book Photographing Iceland: A photo guide to 100 locations. We really put our hearts into this book. The result of a vast undertaking, the book provides comprehensive coverage...

Searching for symmetry at the Aldeyjarfoss waterfall

Aldeyjarfoss is one of the most majestic waterfalls in Iceland, but rather a challenge to reach since it is in the highlands. It flows into the river Skjálfandafljót around 45 km above the waterfall Goðafoss, on the so-called Sprengisandur route. It takes about an...

Fuglabjarganes in Vopnafjörður

Finding new locations to photograph in Iceland is kind of an ambition for me. Some parts of the country have been photographed from every angle and there is a satisfying pleasure in finding new locations. South-Iceland and Snæfellsnes are probably the hottest photo-locations and...

Puffins seen in a different light in Grimsey

As all photographers know the importance of light can not be overstated. This became obvious when me and Gyda were photographing puffins in the puffin heaven, island of Grimsey. We stayed there for few days with the family which lives there and as usually we...

The less busy locations in Iceland

The area around Melrakkaslétta has always had a interesting appeal to us when we try to travel far from the busyest tourist areas in Iceland. We have been traveling for two weeks in the area and it is quite different from the busy south...

Winter conditions for photography in Iceland

Malarrif, Londrangar and Snæfellsjökull
A good friend of mine told me that pro-photographers only travel to Iceland during the winter. According to the number of photographers we met for the past few days in the Snæfellsnes peninsula there may be some truth in this statement. Many photographers are...

Search for motives in Vestmannaeyjar

Yesterday we sailed to Vestmannaeyjar, sometimes called Westman Islands,  from Landeyjarhöfn harbor. For some reason I have not seen many landscape photos from Vestmannaeyjar Islands. Vestmannaeyjar is a town and archipelago off the south coast of Iceland. We are going to stay there until...