Finding abstract forms and arty subjects in nature is a challenge. In this video, we are taking photos in the geothermal area Þeistareykir. We share a few photo tips and show what methods we use to get closeups of clay, mud, and amazing patterns earth has to offer. We really enjoyed photographing the Þeistareykir geothermal area. It is a little-kn...
Around the middle of July last year, we spent two days photographing the Skútafoss waterfall in East Iceland. We had a great time working the scene around the waterfall. Finding new compositions can be tricky, but we had a great time. Sorry to say this, but there are plans to build houses for tourists and a small power plant in Þorgeirsstaðarda...
This time we are photographing landscapes and wildlife at the Glacier Lagoon (Jökulsárlón) in Iceland. Every year, we try to spend a few days there photographing. Choosing between photographing landscapes or wildlife can be a hard choice. At least we always have fun when going to the Glacier Lagoon.
Our audio recording problems and solutions Recording audio for wildlife videos is not as simple as it sounds. Audio is very important for nature and wildlife videos and in this video, we try a few microphones and share our experience using audio recorders. This is not meant to be an audio expert video about the best way to record audio in the f...

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

Finally – our e-Book version of Photographing Iceland – A Photo Guide to 100 locations is available.

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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.

Iceland: Wild at heart is a best-seller. It is available in all bookstores in Iceland and our online store.

Grimsey: The Arctic Wildlife Wonder is our latest book about the wildlife and nature of Grimsey. It is only available in our online store and in the Gallery in Grimsey.

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.

Fine Art exhibition: Timeless moments

We are preparing an exhibition at Gallery Fold in Reykjavik. It will open on November 5th at 14:00 and ends 19th of November. The theme of this exhib...

Photographing a very special puffin

On the island of Grímsey - north Iceland - lives a group of extraordinary birds. They are amongst the most beautiful yet clown-looking birds on ea...

Photographing the volcano eruption in Meradalir

A new volcano eruption started in early August in Meradalir near Fagradalsfjall in Iceland. We went there to photograph the eruption and had a great ...

Sleepy bird photography

A relaxing morning of great bird action photography As some of you know, our videos are mostly about what we do in our photography. We don´t make ...

Bizarre Bird Art Photography

Some days are more productive for bird photography than others. We have spent a long time trying to capture sharp photos of birds in moving water. Th...

Short video about our bestseller book Iceland - wild at heart.

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Early Bird Action Photography in Grímsey

We wanted to capture the behavior of the puffins when they started to prepare the burrows in Grímsey. It turned out the peaceful puffins do sometimes...

Photo tips at the Dettifoss waterfall

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 typ...

Long lenses at the Selfoss waterfall

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...

ICELAND – The photographer’s paradise

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...

An eBook version of Photographing Iceland – A Photo Guide to 100 Locations is ready

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 po...

Review about Photographing Iceland – A Photo Guide to 100 Locations

It is really making us proud when we hear that traveling photographers have used our book when photographing Iceland. Alexandre Siqueira a profes...

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...

Photographing Northern Lights – Your Guide for Iceland (ePUB book)

Be prepared when the northern lights start dancing We just published our first eBook. We have received many inquiries about how to take photos...

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-...

A beautiful evening of bird photography during the golden hour

We spent a few days on the island of Grímsey photographing birds, mostly puffins during the golden hour. Grimsey is our favorite location for wildlif...

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 ...

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...
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