Creative Long Exposure Nature Photography

From silky waterfalls to star trails, long exposure photography captures the world in a way we don’t normally see. These long exposure photographs are popular and capture the viewer’s imagination, so it is worth studying long exposure photography to add some unique perspectives to your portfolio.

Pink Panther Returns – Diamond Beach Iceland

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.

Vestrahorn Lights – Northern Lights at Vestrahorn

We found ourselves in East Iceland looking at a northern Lights forecast. Not to be defeated, we decided to head back to Vestrahorn mountain with a view to doing star trails or some form of night photography.

Mother of a Morning – Glacier Beach Iceland

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.