Jokulsarlon Beach Sunset 2

Jokulsarlon Beach Sunset 2, Skaftafell National Park, Iceland

I’ve been intending to add some new images from my trip to Iceland, but have had a lot going on the last week.  I was pretty underwhelmed by the photos that I’d seen of icebergs stranded on the beach in front of Jokulsarlon before my trip, so this location was not a priority for me to shoot.  I scouted this location a few times in the middle of the night, but the clouds and light were terrible.  I either did not shoot any pictures or deleted most of them once I got home.  However, I created this surprisingly beautiful photograph at 12:30am on my last night at Jokulsarlon.  I love the color that the clouds reflected from the midnight sun.  This translucent piece of ice made a nice foreground, as well as the repetition patterns of the larger icebergs behind it.  This was also as dark as it got during my entire 15 day visit, which was great for shooting but not for sleeping.

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