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 big plans. This morning we woke up after only 5 hours of sleep since we had been photographing puffins in the midnight sun in Grimsey. The arctic terns are always a challenge to photograph, and on thi...
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. The plan was to get a shot of birds in moving water with a silky and dreamy effect. The original goal of this video was just to go out there with the cameras and long lenses and make a video about whate...
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 fight! This is taken on a trip to the island of Grímsey, which is at the Arctic Circle. It is early May and we were hoping to get some puffin action in the snow. The trip turned out to be a great adv...
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...

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

 


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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...

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...

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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...

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...
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