There are a few key questions we ask ourselves when the plan is to visit and photograph the Dettifoss waterfall in Iceland. Are we aiming for the typical photo of the waterfall or a more artistic, abstract, closer look? What lenses to use? Do I go to the east, or the west- bank? Is the spray going to the east or west? - and finally, is the road op...
Finding landscape motives with long lenses is challenging. After a long day of photography, we spent an evening at the Selfoss waterfall trying to be creative. At least we had a great time photographing. This video is shot in North-Iceland at the Selfoss waterfall. It is located about 700 meters upriver from the Dettifoss waterfall. Selfoss is ...
Photo-tours in Iceland and photography-related travel is one reason why Iceland´s tourism has risen so quickly. Here we give an inside look into some of the fantastic locations Iceland has to offer for travelers and why our new e-book version of Photographing Iceland - A Photo Guide to 100 locations can help to make travel plans for Iceland.
Finally Photographing Iceland - A Photo Guide to 100 Locations is also available as an eBook. We have been working hard to make it as practical as possible for those on the road. It has taken time to design the eBook so it will look great on all screen sizes. The eBook is a reflowable EPUB, meaning it offers the flexibility and portability real...

Einar and Gyda are landscape and wildlife photographers living in Iceland. They are the authors of three books about Iceland.

 


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Photographing Iceland is the perfect travel companion for anyone visiting Iceland with a camera. The book is available in our online store (www.ggart.is) with worldwide shipping – and in all major bookstores in Iceland. Check out our video about the book.

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The photographers map of IcelandWe created this map of Iceland based on our book Photographing Iceland – very useful for photographers. Use the map on your phone and read the book for information, pro photography tips and time saving information.

14 Photography tips for capturing birds in flight

Photographing birds in flight and capturing sharp photos takes practice and proper technique. In this video, we share 14 photography tips about how t...

Floating bird hide photography

Photographing birds is what we love to do. This was a surprising and productive day of bird photography in a floating hide. We captured few showcase-...

Grímsey – The Arctic Wildlife Wonder

This book was years in the making and is our attempt to show Grímsey – this little-known gem to the world. The island of Grímsey has a special place ...

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Exploring Abstract Photography in Hljóðaklettar

A photography tour took a surprising twist when we had a great time exploring abstract art provided by natural forms in Hljodaklettar. Finding abstra...

Photographing The Golden Puffin Castle in Grimsey

This nice evening of landscape photography at Borgin in Grimsey, a.k.a The Golden Puffin Castle, turned into a kind of plug for our favorite chocolat...

Photographing Bird Behavior

In this video we look behind the scenes when we went to Lake Myvatn to photograph horned grebes. Bird photography is sensitive when the photography i...

A Productive day of Landscape Photography at Rauðanes

The conditions for landscape photography have never been the same when we have hiked to the Rauðanes peninsula in north Iceland. We had a great day o...

Great day of landscape photography at Gatanöf

Creating a good photo composition in landscape photography is the subject of this video. We had a great time working the scene, trying to create a pr...

2 Days of Bird Photography in Bad Conditions

Enjoying a touch of bushcraft and tackling windy conditions at the Rauðinúpur Cape We spent two days of bird photography, mostly focusing on g...

A Relaxing Day of Bird Action Photography

The conditions promised a productive day of bird photography in Grímsey. The plan was to try to get a shot of Arctic Terns with reflection and re-cre...

Grimsey – The Arctic Wildlife Wonder

Grimsey in north-Iceland is well known to wildlife photographers. We have spent years photographing there and this video is a shameless promotion of ...

Amazing Sounds Of Lava

We often get the question: How does lava sound? In the past videos about the volcano eruption we have done our best to record environmental sounds, b...

Abstract Lava Photography

For the first three trips to the erupting volcano, we did not bring a drone. We prioritized our cameras over the drone since that´s where our bread a...

Volcano photography in bad weather conditions

This photography trip to the Fagradalshraun volcano eruption in Iceland offered us challenging conditions. The weather changed five times during the ...

Interview feature in the N-Photo magazine about our photography

It is an honor to be interviewed by Keith Wilson, a legend, writer and journalist in the field of photography. In the past he has interviewed som...
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