North of the wall

North of the wall

North of the wall Gullfoss Canyon BUY PRINT Up the canyon This is the extra ordinary view towards the Gullfoss waterfall from the middle of the canon. The colour of the water is stunning and cold. The snow clad rocks on the canon walls give tremendous detail and depth...
Ice beach delight

Ice beach delight

Ice beach delight Iceland photo holidays This lone piece of ice doesn’t represent the whole truth of the time and place. This photo was taken on the ice beach at Jökulsarlon during our October Iceland photo workshop. In truth, the beach was very crowded with...
Aurora Mountain

Aurora Mountain

Aurora Mountain Northern lights surprise This was the first night of our October workshop last week. The forecast was for heavy rain in the evening and we had been treated to better-than-forecast weather on the South coast earlier that day. We had dinner at Hali...
Svartifoss Square

Svartifoss Square

Svartifoss Square BUY PRINT Svartifoss Waterfall Svartifoss waterfall s the highlight of the Skaftafell National Park in South East Iceland. This was a wet September day long before they constructed viewing platforms and bridges at the Svartifoss waterfall. We were...
Crystal Corner Abstract – Jökulsarlon Ice Beach

Crystal Corner Abstract – Jökulsarlon Ice Beach

Jökulsarlon Ice Beach Crystal Corner Abstract BUY PRINT See more on a photo tour Many visitors to the ice beach at Jökulsarlon will miss shots like these. This was taken on a rainy day when the regular visitors clambered from the tour bus down to the glacier ice on...
Night of Ghosts – auroras at Jokulsarlon

Night of Ghosts – auroras at Jokulsarlon

Northern Lights at Jokulsarlon Night of Ghosts Aurora reflections When you do this all the time it is common to experience a few reality checks. You get used to being at Jökulsárlón and you get used to seeing Northern lights. Let’s face it, when you have been to...
Volcano & Auroras at Jökulsárlón

Volcano & Auroras at Jökulsárlón

Volcano Northern Lights Glacier Lagoon Volcanic eruption The orange glow in this Northern Lights photograph was from the Holuhraun Volcanic eruption in 2014. The eruption was Iceland’s largest fissure eruption for over 200 years. The lava flow was happening just...
Northern lights – Ice beach

Northern lights – Ice beach

Northern Lights Ice Beach Long photo trip This was a 3 day Jokulsarlon photo tour in February 2014. We had a great session in the ice caves in the morning and after a great day with the landscapes near Vestrahorn, we were treated to a fabulous display of Northern...
Vestrahorn – long exposure photography

Vestrahorn – long exposure photography

Long Exposure Photography Horn Wash Vestrahorn Mountain Vestrahorn Mountain is close the the town of Hofn in South East Iceland. The jagged peaks and black sands make this one of the best beach – mountain combinations and one of the top photo locations in...
Lómagnúpur Mountain

Lómagnúpur Mountain

Landscape photography workshops Lómagnúpur, Iceland Lómagnúpur Mountain Lómagnúpur Mountain is in the South East Iceland between Kirkjubæjarklaustur and Skaftafell National park. It is named after the Lómag – a bird that frequents the cliff face. Several huge...
Cotton ball sky

Cotton ball sky

Crazy sky over the sea stacks at Vik on the return leg of our 5 day Winter workshop. Shot with 135mm from the sea cliffs at Dyrholaey.

Magic carpet – Aurora

Magic carpet – Aurora

Northern Lights photo tour Magic Carpet Jökulsárlón Northern Lights This magnificent display over the Glacier Lagoon at Jökulsárlón is one of 2 reasons why we created the Jökulsárlón Multi-day photo tours. The glacier lagoon is stunning in most conditions during the...
Blue stream Ice

Blue stream Ice

Ice beach photo tour Long exposure photography This long exposure photo was far from a matter of being still. The main piece of ice was surrounded by a wall of ice chunks like a pig in a pen. The wash of ocean was filling the ice-pen regularly so I had to keep jumping...
Ice slice – Jökulsarlon photo

Ice slice – Jökulsarlon photo

Jökulsarlon Photo Workshop Jökulsarlon trips This beautiful scene is on the Jökulsarlon Ice beach in South East Iceland. We had thick cloud all night and which gave us no hope of Northern lights. We were wondering if we would have any sort of Sunlight at all on this 2...
Scarlet Aurora Photo

Scarlet Aurora Photo

Northern lights photo workshop March Northern Lights This colourful Northern Lights display was taken on a Winter photo workshop. This was a custom photo workshop with great locations in the South and West of Iceland. This nights was St Patrick’s night and...
Comet – Northern lights photography

Comet – Northern lights photography

Northern lights photo tour Comet Night photography This Northern Lights image was taken one evening on a long trip to Jökulsárlón in April 2013. We could simply go out when the skies cleared because the hotel was close to Jökulsárlón. This was a moonless night and...
Line up – Ice Beach photo

Line up – Ice Beach photo

Ice Beach Photo Tour Line Up Ice beach Many of our longer trips have good opportunities for photographing the ice on the ice beach. The beach is often different in the evening compared with the morning so although it is possible to see the ice beach on a one day tour,...
Dragon fire – Northern Lights

Dragon fire – Northern Lights

Northern lights photo tour Dragon Fire Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III Lens: EF24mm f/1.4L II USM Settings: ƒ/2.8 24.0 mm 15sec iso1600 Taken on March 16, 2016 Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon This burning night sky is over Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon in South East Iceland. We...
Djúpalónssandur Snæfellsnes

Djúpalónssandur Snæfellsnes

Snæfellsnes Photo tour Djúpalónssandur Snæfellsnes This is the beach at Djúpalónssandur on an early August tour of Snæfellsnes peninsular in West Iceland. The Djúpalónssandur bay in on the Southern shore of the Snæfellsnes peninsular and quite close to Snæfellsjokull...
Southern Aurora

Southern Aurora

Southern Aurora photo tour Northern lights This Aurora photo was taken on one of the evenings on a 3 day Joulsarlon photo trip when the skies cleared revealing thousands of stars. The mountain is called Fell and is only a 10 minute drive from our celandic hotel....
Crazy Ice Beach

Crazy Ice Beach

Crazy Ice beach photo tour Long exposures This long exposure photo, from our ice beach trip, shows the interaction of elements as the North Atlantic waves hit the crowded ice beach. The crystal beach at Jokulsarlon is often littered with chunks of glacier ice that...
Godafoss North Iceland

Godafoss North Iceland

Godafoss North Iceland Photo Tour North Iceland trip These beautiful light conditions can be found in North Iceland during the Summer. The reds go so deep when the sun and clouds are right and then it happens all over for the Sunrise just a few hours earlier. As a...
Diamond Aurora

Diamond Aurora

Volcano Aurora This incredible Aurora activity was directly over Iceland’s largest Volcano, which lies dormant under Öræfajökull. Öræfajökull is Iceland’s oldest glacier dating back over 3000 years and is also the home of Hvannadalsnukur –...
IceStation

IceStation

Taken on a 3 day Jokulsarlon photo tour – during one of the long evenings. We went down to the lacier lagoon because the skies looked clear and we were rewarded because he Northern Lights had started. This spot was really deep into the lagoon and far from the car park with all the flashlights.

CrystalMorning – Ice cave adventure

CrystalMorning – Ice cave adventure

Ice cave exploring Love these Winter mornings on our photo trips. The ice caves are incredibly beautiful and it can be worth getting down early to the Vatnjokull Ice caves. An ice cave beneath the glacier is one of the best place in the world to photograph glacier...
Aurora – CrestedSky

Aurora – CrestedSky

Aurora Borealis in Iceland Photography Workshop I decided to share this shot from our Feb 2014 workshop at Jokulsarlon. Auroras at this beautiful Iceland location can be incredible. Jokulsarlon is the best place in the world to photograph Northern Lights. We run...
Trip to Dettifoss Waterfall

Trip to Dettifoss Waterfall

Summer photo holiday around Iceland This was a long Summer tour around Iceland anti-clockwise. Dettifoss Waterfall was on the Northern leg of the photo tour. At Dettifoss waterfall there are 2 neigboring waterfalls that are possible to view. The more popular waterfall...
Journey to the ice beach

Journey to the ice beach

This Winter photo was taken on the ice beach at Jokulsarlon on a photo tour at Sunrise. The blue of the glacier ice works well against the black sand and glowing sky. Winter Sunrise occurs out to sea in South Iceland, so we are often greeted with a colourful back drop to the Glacier ice.

Summer colour peaks

Summer colour peaks

Summer Night trip Time for some colour on an Icelandic Summer night! I had promised myself some 135mm Magic Cloth for a while. Long exposure telephoto is fun!! Things move across the frame quickly so you don’t need a super long exposure for a long exposure...
Seljalandsfoss Winter Photo trip

Seljalandsfoss Winter Photo trip

Blue waterfalls in Iceland Seljalandsfoss Blue Early Winter light. Blue hour at Seljalandsfoss South Iceland. A favourite waterfall on our South Coast Photo tour. This is a simple scene with a long exposure and 24mm lens. I was happy to have the coloured cloud...
Ice View day trip to Jökulsarlon

Ice View day trip to Jökulsarlon

Ice on the Ice Lagoon Visitors at a cloudy Jökulsarlon on a weekend break. One of the best viewpoints is up on the hill. It is an easy hill to climb unless it is icy. The hill overs views over the glacier ice that floats on the lagoon at Jökulsarlon. It dramatically...
Tunnel View Jökulsarlon sightseeing adventure

Tunnel View Jökulsarlon sightseeing adventure

Glacier Ice from Iceland The is one of many tunnel views at Jökulsarlon. The impressive diamond beach with a view to the North Atlantic. The famous ice beach is often littered with these magical blue chunks!! Check out more Photo Tour Pages:...
Trumpeters Puzzle ice at Jokulsarlon

Trumpeters Puzzle ice at Jokulsarlon

Glacier ice at Jokulsarlon Dilemma, do I stay with the brass or make friends in the wind section? The bronze sunrise on the Ice Beach at Jökulsarlon was a wonderful sight. It was an amazing site for some long exposure photography. “Always seeing something, never...
Ice Station Northern lights at Jökulsarlon

Ice Station Northern lights at Jökulsarlon

Northern Lights photography from the land of ice and fire Earth to space, come in space can you hear us? This was a brilliant night for auroras over the glacier lagoon at Jökulsarlon. There was a lot of ice near the edge of the lagoon. This was challenging to compose,...
Blue Ice Ring

Blue Ice Ring

Glacier Ice from Jökulsarlon the Glacier Lagoon A fresh take at this blue ring of ice, gone but not forgotten. We all got a bit wet trying to get a good angle on this unique piece. Slight crop and some selective desaturation on the black sand and some drama added to...
Black sand Iceland photo workshop

Black sand Iceland photo workshop

Dramatic Landscapes from the land of ice and fire This picture is a 10 for my friend Pepe from Mexico city. I told him I would get a photograph to keep on this morning. This was facing Dýrholaey from the black beach near Vik. Iceland photo workshops Tony Prower is...
HalfMoon Aurora Snake

HalfMoon Aurora Snake

Dramatic Northern Lights photography from the land of ice and fire Aurora Borealis Aurora on our workshop last week. This snake like display was dancing over Jökulsarlon. The glacier lagoon was kind enough to offer reflections. The half moon helped with the exposure....
Kirkjufell Snow

Kirkjufell Snow

Winter Landscapes in Iceland Kirkjufell on a sunny Winter’s day. An alternative composition from the usual and a square crop to challenge the usual views from Kirkjufellsfoss. This composition avoided Kirkjufellsfoss to my left. I aimed to include a variety of...
StarDust Aurora

StarDust Aurora

Northern lights & Ice from Iceland We are billion year old carbon. Yes, we all come from stars. Maybe this is why we love Northern lights and volcanoes so much. Magic cloth and Northern lights photography on the Glacier Lagoon at Jökulsarlon. Magic Cloth The Magic...
VestraHorn

VestraHorn

Dramatic Iceland landscapes More Magic from Stokksness. Strong blues in the sky and sea with great lines from the long exposure. Posted by Iceland Aurora Photo Tours on 2015-03-04 20:09:16 The Magic Cloth Technique involves controlling the total amount of exposure to...

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