Colourful slopes. Geothermal colour along Námaskarð (pronunciation: now-maa-skaar-the) pass near Krafla, north Iceland.
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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 […]
Unearthly. The Valagjá fissure in the south-central Highlands of Iceland is part of the Hekla volcanic system. These photos were taken on two different occasions. Both the times I had to contend with gale-force winds which made holding the camera steady very challenging. This is an alien world, the strangeness accentuated by the splash of […]