Velvet Beach

Date and LocationCamera settingsEquipment Taken on December 12 , 2010 Location: Ice beach near Jökulsarlon. The beach is the final land based resting place for ice chunks that calve from the retreating Vatnjökull ice cap. The ice eventually melts into the North...

Ice beach method video tutorial

Ice beach method This is a photoshop technique to enhance colours and contrasts in a landscape photograph. The technique uses luminosity masks similar to Tony Kuyper’s technique. Different goals are achieved through blending modes such as; screen, soft-light and...

SouthernStar

Magical Long Exposures It’s a bit naughty giving you a huge version to look at, but this was my favourite from our workshop last week, and it is Christmas (nearly). Thanks for all your support this year Flickr friends. OMG I forgot to fix the horizon! This was...
Colour Jelly

Colour Jelly

Date and LocationCamera settingsEquipment Taken on January 11, 2017 Location: Jökulsarlon diamond beach Camera settings ƒ/6.3 24 mm 2.5 seconds 600 Mode: AV mode with + 2 stops over (compensation +/-). Focus: f/11 hyperfocal mark. This is slightly weighted to the...
Mother of a morning

Mother of a morning

This was a January morning in the South East of Iceland. This was no ordinary morning for our 5 day workshop because the sky was filled with a special kind of cloud. Nacreous clouds are ice particles high up in the atmosphere that catch sunlight long before sunrise....