Homage to the Queen. Aerial views of Herðubreið as we circled around it. The first installment is here.
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Looking down on the Queen. Herðubreið (“broad shouldered”), Queen of the Icelandic Mountains, is set in the expanse of the Ódáðahraun (“Lava of Evil Deeds”) lava field in the northern Highlands. The table mountain took shape in a subglacial eruption around 20,000 years ago. The desolate Ódáðahraun terrain truly feels like an alien world. It […]
Photolithography in Nature. Glacial river geometry of the Icelandic Highlands photographed from the air. The sun was out intermittently creating transient moments of these stark patterns from my vantage point in the aircraft. Note that the first two images below are not black and white conversions.
Filigree in sand. Recently I took a special flight over the southern Highlands of Iceland in a Cessna 207 equipped with open windows. I got very lucky with the conditions: diffused light of the high clouds interspersed with glancing sun beams. It will take me some time to sort through the photo shoot. For now, […]