Taking nature photographs on a beautiful Summer morning at Jokulsarlon with some icebergs reflecting in the glacier lagoon.
Northern lights can add an extra dimension to night photography because they add strong colours and depth to the sky. This post looks at processing an Aurora panorama.
This photo was taken early November on a Jökulsarlon tour. I was taking some shots without an ND filter and some shots with. This is one of the shots with the Neutral Density filter – which creates a slight rose tint. This was one of the last photos of the session and everything fells into place when the sky reached it’s best.
Nacreous clouds are ice particles high up in the atmosphere that catch sunlight long before sunrise. They are also known as Polar stratospheric clouds (PSCs) or Mother of Pearl clouds because they glow with a variety of pearl like colours.
It was horrible conditions that brought about this beauty. We were sand blasted and windswept on the black sand beach, day 2 of a 3 day tour.
We caught the tail end of the overnight storm at Jokulsarlon Diamond Ice Beach. The wind & sand created incredible scalloped textures in the fresh glacier ice.
Few Aussie photographers are as busy with their travels, study, blogging and, of course Photography. I first came across Mel on facebook, not sure how we connected, but she was planning a trip to Iceland at the end of 2015. Being the natural travel writer that is at the heart of Mel’s work,
This is one of many shots I took on the ice beach. The formula is basic, but effective. I discuss the importance of ‘Timing’ in landscape photography and how it communicates the 4th dimension.
This article is about Jökulsarlon and the aurora experience, but mostly it is an examination of how we can become complacent in the presence of great beauty.