Vespertine calm. The popular, fetching – and clichéd – view of Vesturhorn is the one from the east. Here we see a less common view of the mountain, from the southwest direction across the waters of Skarðsfjörður.
Category Archives: Landscape
An orographic study. Two iconic mountains: Vaðalfjöll in the West and Þóristindur in the south-central Highlands of Iceland. Like so many other mountains in Iceland, these present markedly different profiles depending on the viewing direction. In the image below, can you descry the two human figures atop Vaðalfjöll?
Forlorn terrain. Close to the Arctic Circle, the far-flung Langanes peninsula on the northeastern corner of Iceland is a world unto itself. Not in Langanes the visual drama found elsewhere in Iceland with its cast of mountains, fjords, volcanoes, glaciers, waterfalls and geysers. Instead, there is a subtle, staid beauty on offer here. The headland […]
Among the living giants. A few frames from a quick excursion through the magnificent Sequoia National Park in California. We were here with my nephew and nieces from India, to introduce the kids to the wonders of this part of the Sierra Nevada. I did not carry my camera bag, but the iPhone X is […]