Category Archives: Iceland

Akranes Boat Wreck

Akranes Boat Wreck The wreck of the fishing boat Sigurdur AK17 sits on the beach next to a boat yard at Akranes in western Iceland. Sally, John and I spent a couple of hours here shooting this and the pair of nearby lighthouses in May last year. At that time of year in Iceland, you […]

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Stokksnes Lighthouse | Iceland

Stokksnes Lighthouse in Iceland Stokksnes is a headland just to the east of Hofn and is reached via an unmade up road from route 1 next to the western end of the Almannaskard Tunnel. The lighthouse is next to a radar station, which was once a NATO base but is now used for commercial air […]

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Ice Age | Jokulsarlon

Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon Jokulsarlon is a large glacier lagoon in the south east of Iceland, on the edge of the Vatnajokull National Park. The lake formed when the glacier started to recede from the coast and has grown four times larger in the past forty years. It is more than 248 metres deep and regularly […]

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Reynisfjara

Reynisfjara, Iceland Reynisfjara is a black pebbled beach on the south coast of Iceland, near Vik. It was a particularly grey morning when we visited and spent a couple of hours dodging the rain. The weather meant that there wasn’t a lot of colour in this long exposure photograph, so black and white processing was […]

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On the road to Hofn in Iceland

Abandoned house on the road to Hofn Sally, John and I were driving to Hofn, on the eastern side of Iceland, when we came across this scene at the side of the road. Abandoned buildings next to the road are fairly common and so are the horses. If you stopped every time you saw a […]

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