Vestur Serpent

Image # 66
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Beach photography

This photo shows Vesturhorn from the beaches of Stokksnes. This corner of the beach has interesting rocks and some very large swells. This is because the sand is so flat that the ocean is very shallow for about a mile out to sea. I had to be a real wave dodger as I ran down to the rock between wave surges and had about 10 seconds to compose and shoot before the next big wave.

Magic Cloth

I am shooting with a 24mm prime lens and a 6 stop ND filter so that I could get a longer exposure. I managed 6 seconds at f/11. The sky would have had only a half second exposure as I was using the Magic Cloth.

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.

Canon EF 24mm f/1.4L II USM Lens
Canon EF 24mm f/1.4L II USM Lens
ZEISS Planar T* 50mm f/1.4
ZEISS Planar T* 50mm f/1.4
Canon EF 135mm f/2L
Canon EF 135mm f/2L

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