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 time. The hike to the eruption took just over two hours one way and was worth it. We used DJI Mavic 3 and Mini 3 Pro, plus the Nikon Z7ii. This eruption is a continuation of the eruption in Geldingadalir last year, and since scientists now believe this will be a series of eruptions in the Reykjanes peninsula, they are coming up with the name Fagradalsfjallseldar. The name suggests both the general location of the eruptions, since Geldingadalir, where the eruption was in 2021 and the eruption now in Merardalir belong to the Fagradalsfjall mountain. Both eruptions are valleys in the Fagradalsfjall mountain, hence the name “Fagradalsfjalls fires.”
Our Books About Iceland
PHOTOGRAPHING ICELAND – A Photo Guide to 100 locations
A must-have if you plan to visit Iceland. It is an excellent guide to Iceland and the book we wish we had read years ago when we started traveling in Iceland. The book is the result of a vast undertaking that took more than a year. It is available in all bookstores in Iceland and our online store. Now also available as an e-book.
The printed version is: 21×14,5 cm and 352 pages.
ICELAND: Wild At Heart
Our beautiful bestseller. Available in all bookstores in Iceland and our online store.
Hardcover large format: 26,5 x 22,5 x 2cm and 160 pages.
GRIMSEY – The Arctic Wildlife Wonder
This is a must-have if you plan to visit Grimsey. It is currently only available in our online store and the Gallery in Grimsey.
Hardcover: 24,5 x 17,5 cm and 120 pages / 7000 words
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