Valentine’s day

Valentine’s day

Arctic Storm

I have spend many morning taking landscape photographs on the Glacier Ice Beach, but this was the worst weather I had seen at this beach. The terrific winds were blasting sand at the backs of our necks as we struggled with our cameras. We lasted long enough to get about 3 photos each. This photograph was a surprise. I had set the shutter for a 10 second Magic Cloth exposure, but just 2 seconds into the exposure that wave came racing to the shore. All I could do was cover up the lens for the rest of the exposure and make a hasty retreat. This decapitated, long exposure resulted in a very workable image. I was just grateful that all the right chunks of glacier ice were in focus.

Fourteenth February

The day of this horrendous storm just happened to be 14th February. This is the day when lovers celebrate their love. Therefore, this photograph from the glacier ice beach is dedicated to lovers everywhere. Love must be in the air!!

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Landscape Photography Beginner Guide

Landscape Photography Beginner Guide

Taking photos of Landscapes is such a cool activity that connects you to the nature and helps you forget negative thoughts. If your photography is good, then your viewers will benefit in the same ways. Here are a few thoughts on what landscape photography is, and how to develop your landscape photography skills.

My prime lenses

The photographs on Iceland Aurora were taken with these 3 prime lenses. 90% were taken with the Canon 24mm f/1.4 USM L Prime.
ZEISS Planar T* 50mm f/1.4 ZE Lens

Key Features
EF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
Aperture Range: f/1.4 to f/16
ZEISS T* Anti-Reflective Coating
Manual Focus Design

Canon EF 24mm f/1.4 l

Canon's 24mm Prime L lens was all I used for many years.  It is responsible for over 80% of the photos on icelandaurora Sharp from corner to corner.

Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM

One of Canon's sharpest lenses! The best Landscape Telephoto and great for portraits and wildlife.

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