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-worthy photos and the day after we woke up to the song of seven great northern divers and a black-throated loon. Probably the only black-throated loon ever seen in Iceland. This channel is all about...
We spent a few days on the island of Grímsey photographing birds, mostly puffins during the golden hour. Grimsey is our favorite location for wildlife photography. Here we share how to capture the puffins in the midnight sun conditions. These were relaxing and nice evenings doing what we love: bird photography.
A photography tour took a surprising twist when we had a great time exploring abstract art provided by natural forms in Hljodaklettar. Finding abstract art in basalt columns or strange rock formations sometimes offers surprising subjects. We hiked to the Hljóðaklettar area in North-Iceland. The hike is about 40 minutes from our mobile car, but it´s worth it. This was...
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 chocolate in Iceland. It was not our intention, it just happened. We had been waiting for the right conditions so we could retake photos we shot a few years ago. The photos are today used...

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

 


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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.

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...

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 our...

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

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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...

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...

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 day and we...

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...

Photographing the volcano eruption

We have now made two trips to the volcano eruption. In this video we focus on photographing the volcanic eruption in Iceland during the...

Crazy Photography at the Iceland Volcano Eruption

We were ready to go photographing when the Geldingadalsgos volcanic eruption started. In this video, we hike to Geldingadalur on the first day of...

Photographing the Volcanic Eruption in Iceland

We were moments away from diving into a hot-tub with our friends after a nice dinner when Gyða´s mother called. The eruption had started....

A short video about our new book – Photographing Iceland: A...

Are you planning a photography trip to Iceland? Our new book: Photographing Iceland: A Photo Guide to 100 locations is intended to be the...

Surprising subjects and our Super Productive day of Photography – A...

In this video we go to Lake Myvatn in North-Iceland for some landscape- and wildlife photography. Our photography gear freezes over when we stop...

Our Biggest Photo Project

In this video we print huge images. Probably some of the biggest photos ever printed in Iceland. One of them 113 m2 and one...

Surviving Photography in Iceland

Our Interesting Photography Projects in 2020 YouTube possibly saved our sanity and the few photography projects we got in 2020 possibly saved our photography as...

The Crazy Colors of Winter Photography in North-Iceland

This video was shot 8th of December 2020. There was no way to know what to expect when Einar went out with Nikon D850...
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