The church at Narfeyri on Iceland‘s Snæfellsnes peninsula dates back to 1563; the current structure was built in 1888. Here lived the farmer and mathematician Vilhjálmur Ögmundsson (1897-1965).

Narfeyri church, Snæfellsnes. Iceland

5DS, 100-400L IS II

Narfeyri church, Snæfellsnes. Iceland

5DS, Zeiss ZE 50 f/2 MP


Across the fjord is the colourful rhyolite mountain Drápuhlíðarfjall.

Drápuhlíðarfjall, Snæfellsnes, Iceland

Drápuhlíðarfjall and Brennistaðir farm
5DS, 100-400L IS II


Crater lake.

Taken from a Cessna 207 in the Veiðivötn area, central Highlands of Iceland. The glacial plain of the Tungnaá river is seen at the bottom of the frame.

Skyggnisvatn near Veiðivötn, Iceland Highlands

5D Mark III, 24-105L

  • Jon - April 11, 2017 - 10:13 pm

    How do you get such sharpness taken from a moving airplane. It is stunning.ReplyCancel

    • Rajan Parrikar - April 21, 2017 - 11:00 am

      Jon – a very high shutter speed is needed to combat the aircraft vibrations.ReplyCancel

  • Mervyn - March 21, 2017 - 8:21 pm

    Looks more like a drawing than a picture. Nature astounds at every corner. Nicely captured, Rajan.ReplyCancel

  • Premanand Lotlikar - March 20, 2017 - 4:24 pm

    That blue! Beautiful!ReplyCancel

Faces of Goa.

She’s named after the Aabolem flower (Crossandra infundibuliformis), dear to Goans.

Abolem Velip in Cajumol near Agonda, Canacona, Goa

5DS, 100-400L IS II

Abolem Velip of Cajumol near Agonda, Canacona, Goa

Aabolem Velip, cowherdess in Agonda, Canacona
5DS, 24-70L f/2.8 II


An ongoing series.

All the posts on this theme are collected here.

Hvestudalur in Arnarfjörður, Iceland

Hringsdalsnúpur on Arnarfjörður
5D Mark III, Zeiss ZE 50 f/2 MP

Pylons in Reykjaheiði, Iceland

March of the pylons, Reykjaheiði
5D Mark III, 100-400L IS II

Belt of Venus over Höfn, Iceland

Belt of Venus, Höfn
5D Mark III, 70-200L f/2.8 IS II

Tálknafjörður, Iceland

Mountains, Tálknafjörður
5D Mark III, 100-400L IS II