Volcanic crater. Rauðaskál (lit. Red Bowl) is part of the Hekla volcanic system in the south-central Highlands of Iceland. The winds were so ferocious on the top of the crater that a few gusts threatened to toss me off the ground. To obtain an usable photograph I had to be physically shielded and anchored down […]
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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.
Crater lake Víti. I was fortunate to find myself in the northern Highlands of Iceland near Mývatn for the first dusting of snow this season. The crater lake Víti (meaning ‘hell’ in Icelandic) is part of the volcanically active Krafla caldera. The panorama below was stitched from three frames obtained via the ‘Shift’ movement on […]
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, […]