Iceland Photo Locations
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This online resource will help you find good info about Iceland’s photo locations with directions and photography tips and techniques. Our Photo Location pages include recommended tours to get you to these locations with a professional photo guide.
The map at the top of the page is interactive. You can zoom in & see exactly where these photo locations are placed. The markers also contain information about each location. You can also find a list of Photo tours that visit these locations. The image on each marker takes you to our flickr page where you can find more info and a link to other photographs from that location.
The listings below are arranged into categories to help you follow your interests. Each photo is a link to an information page where you can read more about the photo location. These pages also include a map with photography tips and suggestions to help you when you are there.
The Vattarnes fjord peninsular is a fabulous Coastline in the Eastfjords of Iceland. The area is the land divide between Reyðarfjörður and Fáskrúðsfjörður.
Kleifarvatn is a fairly large lake by Icelandic standards and it used to be the deepest lake in Iceland until some deep holes were discovered in Jökulsarlon.
Vík is situated on the Southern-most land part in Iceland and is famous for the sea stacks which can be seen from Vik and Reynishverfi.
Dýrholaey was the home of an important character in the Icelandic “Bruna Njalls Saga” (The Burning of Neil). Kari (the singed) was the only person to escape the arson attack.
The National Park at Skaftafell is a kind of green belt between the vast sands of Skeiðarasandur and the vast ice plains of Europe’s largest Glacier – Vatnjökull.
Hornstrandir is a nature reserve in the northern part of the West Fjords. Hornstrandir is perhaps the most remote part of Iceland, and because there are no roads it is not easily accessible.
The Fjaðrárgljúfur river canyon in Iceland is a river gorge in the South East Iceland close to Kirkjubæjarklaustur near Hunkabakka.
This historically significant Mountain and beach combination reflecting in the wet sand at Vestrahorn is a necessity for any photographer visiting Iceland.
Landmannalaugar is a volcanic hotspot in the country’s southern highlands, famous for the multi-coloured mountains caused by the interaction of rhyolite rock and geothermal gasses.
Hvítserkur troll rock Iceland is a famous troll rock which sits just off the shore of the Vatnsness peninsular that looks like a Drinking Dragon.
The Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights is a light phenomenon that occurs as a result of solar winds reaching earth’s outer atmosphere and burning different gases to give a range of different colours.
Puffins can be seen in large numbers in some parts of Iceland. This puffin map will show your where you are most likely to see them
Reykjavik – Iceland: the Capital Area Reykjavik is the capital of Iceland. Many tourists flock here each summer. If you come to Iceland, please don’t spend all your time in Reykjavik! It is ok for one or two …
The hamlet of Buðir lies on the Southern edge of the Snæfellsness peninsular. It had potential as a trading point during the Danish Days as it has a natural harbour and good mountain pass to the Northern side of the peninsular.
One word comes to mind when you mention Latrabjarg … Puffins. although it is not the spot with the largest puffin colony, Latrabjarg has the darkest puffins in the world.