Iceland

Images from the 2012 photography tour to Iceland

Iceland photography tour – Strokkur geyser and Gullfoss waterfall

Posted by on 27. June 2012 in Blog / Journal, Iceland | Comments Off on Iceland photography tour – Strokkur geyser and Gullfoss waterfall

Iceland photography tour – Strokkur geyser and Gullfoss waterfall

The second day of the tour to Iceland was filled with great photography opportunities just a short drive from Reykjavik. Tim took us to the Þingvellir National Park on Reykjanes peninsula, a remarkable geological site with a rift valley that separates the Eurasian and North American plates. This geological formation is part of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, a tectonic plate boundary along the floor of the Atlantic ocean that forms the longest mountain range in the world. The two tectonic plates still separate from each other at a rate of 2.5 cm per year, a constant source of earthquakes and active...

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Iceland photography tour – Reykjavik

Posted by on 20. June 2012 in Blog / Journal, Iceland | 1 comment

Iceland photography tour – Reykjavik

I just returned from a two-week photography trip with a group of friends to Iceland. The tour was led by photographer and guide Tim Vollmer. It was an incredible experience and I will share a few photo moments from the trip in upcoming posts. Tim is a great guy, accomplished photographer and an excellent tour guide. The first day we had a brief introduction to Reykjavik and it’s main attractions. We were housed at the Sunna Guesthouse, 10 minutes walk from the city centre. From the balcony of  my room I could see the imposing tower of the Hallgrimskirkja Cathedral. At 74.5 m, the...

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There is life on Mars

Posted by on 15. June 2012 in Blog / Journal, Iceland | 1 comment

There is life on Mars

I have spent the last few days on Mars photographing strange geological formations. While exploring the rock deserts of the Red Planet, I noticed footprints in sand left behind by a large bipedal creature. Although I have a definitive proof that there is life on Mars, I could not find any indication whether this was a sign of the presence of an intelligent life...

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