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February 15th, 2016

Photo Of The Day By Conor Barry

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Photo by Conor Barry
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Vortex” by Conor Barry. Location: Jökulsárlón, Iceland. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Your Favorite Places and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the OP website homepage and several images from the Assignment Gallery are picked to be …
February 10th, 2016

Behind The Shot: “Blue Ice, Black Sand” By Kate Garibaldi— Jökulsárlón Glacial Lake, Iceland

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
"Blue Ice, Black Sand" by Kate Garibaldi
I love Iceland. Nowhere else that I know of can you hike a glacier, watch a geyser erupt, swim in a geothermal spa, see puffins fishing, tour a lava field from horseback, go whale watching and then stand at the edge of the most powerful waterfall in Europe all in the same trip. Then, depending …
July 25th, 2014

Behind The Shot: “Homo Borealis” by Mark Alberhasky – Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon, Iceland

Posted By David Alexander Willis
Long exposure of man in Jökulsárlón, Iceland against backdrop of northern lights and aurora
I became interested in photographing the northern lights during December of 2013 after reading an article and seeing some wonderful images. I began doing research and found the prospect of seeing the aurora was both location and season dependent. While many U.S. photographers choose Alaska as their destination, I discovered that Iceland was a viable …
February 20th, 2014

Photo Of The Day by Tim Williams

Posted By Christopher Robinson
Aquamarine by Tim Williams
Tim Williams’ striking image from an ice beach in Iceland is today’s Photo Of The Day. Williams submitted this image to the Snow & Ice Assignment.
September 23rd, 2013

Wonders of Iceland: Jökulsárlón

Posted By Ian Plant
"Fire and Ice" - Jökulsárlón, Iceland
Some say the world will end in fire, Some say in ice. From what I’ve tasted of desire I hold with those who favor fire. But if it had to perish twice, I think I know enough of hate To say that for destruction ice Is also great And would suffice. —”Fire and Ice” by …
September 9th, 2013

6 Tips for Beating Bad Weather

Posted By Ian Plant
(© Ian Plant) I recently spent two weeks in Iceland—which should probably have been named Rainland instead—with entirely predictable results. Yep, I got rained on . . . a lot. The sun didn’t often peek through the clouds, and appearances were typically fleeting. Needless to say, my trip was less than 100% productive. Of course, …