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December 18th, 2013

Behind The Shot: ‘Aurora Borealis over Glacier Lagoon’ by Jarrod Castaing – Jökulsárlón Lake, Vatnajökull National Park, Iceland

Posted By David Alexander Willis
Bulb long timed exposure of aurora borealis over Jökulsárlón lake along Iceland's south coast colors
Iceland in winter is a photographers dream. The sun rises around 11.30am and only gets high enough for the light to change from pink to gold before setting just 4 hours later. A back-to-back sunrise and sunset. What about the other 20 hours? Well, it’s dark, cold and not a bad time to hunt the …
September 10th, 2013

Wonders of Iceland: Dettifoss

Posted By Ian Plant
"Dettifoss by Twilight" - Iceland
(© Ian Plant) It seems that Iceland has a large waterfall around every bend, but one clearly stands out from the rest—Dettifoss, located in Vatnajökull National Park in northeast Iceland, is the most powerful waterfall in Europe. Standing above the falls, looking down into the churning abyss below, this is not hard to believe. These …