A few favourite places..

I’ve been so busy the photographs needing to be processed and catalogued are stacking up.  This afternoon I spent an hour or so going through some of the photographs from my last trip to Iceland.  These are a few I picked out for processing this afternoon.

I’m due in Iceland again at the end of January. With one of Iceland’s largest volcanos threatening to erupt, I’m hoping it’ll just simmer down and behave.  Katla has historically erupted twice a century and with cluster earthquakes suggesting rather unwanted activity, the authorities are monitoring the situation very closely.

Click on the images for a sharper, clearer view.  I hope you enjoy the images as much as I enjoyed taking them.. :-)

The Road to Stykkisholmur

The Road to Stykkisholmur by Adrian ThezeSony A7R 24mm f/8 1/250 sec. ISO-100

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Kirkjufellsnes24mm f/4 1/250 sec. ISO-100

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56 responses

  1. Great post, great photos.

    December 26, 2015 at 7:15 pm

    • Thank you Victor! :-)

      December 26, 2015 at 7:53 pm

  2. What a fantastic beautiful landscape

    December 26, 2015 at 7:25 pm

    • THank you very much Lou! Iceland really is a very beautiful place to visit. The light can be exceptional! :-)

      December 26, 2015 at 7:54 pm

  3. Reblogged this on Królowa Margot.Striptiz.

    December 26, 2015 at 7:42 pm

  4. Lemonpath

    Stunning photographs and landscape!

    December 26, 2015 at 8:22 pm

    • Thank you very much! It’s a landscape I really love! :-)

      December 28, 2015 at 7:12 pm

  5. Really impressive phoytography, Adrian, seeing forward for your next steps on this beautiful island, which I have, unfortunately, never visited, yet. Merry Christmas, by the way!”

    December 26, 2015 at 10:11 pm

    • Thank you so much Bente! I hope you get to visit at some point. I hope you had a fabulous Christmas and I hope you have a fabulous new year! :-)

      December 28, 2015 at 7:14 pm

  6. Absolutely beautiful pictures. Thanks for sharing.

    December 26, 2015 at 10:40 pm

    • Thank you Isabel! I really appreciate your comment! :-)

      December 28, 2015 at 7:15 pm

  7. Ah, just marvellous light and colours. Have a great trip this time as well!

    December 27, 2015 at 12:11 am

    • Thank you Leya. Much appreciated. I’m looking forward to the next trip very much! :-)

      December 28, 2015 at 7:16 pm

      • I bet you do.

        December 28, 2015 at 7:22 pm

      • :-)

        December 28, 2015 at 7:32 pm

  8. Stunning… I’ve always wanted to visit Iceland.

    December 27, 2015 at 12:13 am

    • Thank you Amelia. I hope you get to visit at some point. It’s a truly fabulous place to visit! :-)

      December 28, 2015 at 7:16 pm

  9. MK

    Iceland has been on our list to visit for quite some time. Because I live in Southern California, at least the trip would not be as lengthy as one to Europe or the U.K. Every time I look at your Iceland photos, I keep asking myself why I haven’t visited yet.

    December 27, 2015 at 2:54 am

  10. I really want to witness places like this. One day….

    December 27, 2015 at 9:46 am

    • I hope that you do! Thank you! :-)

      December 28, 2015 at 7:18 pm

  11. Wonderful!

    December 27, 2015 at 12:06 pm

    • Thank you Soli! :-)

      December 28, 2015 at 7:19 pm

  12. Stunning as usual Adrian.

    December 27, 2015 at 9:29 pm

    • Thank you Edith! :-)

      December 28, 2015 at 7:20 pm

  13. Stunning as usually Adrian. I’m jealous your going back to Iceland but I know we’ll have some gorgeous images to look forward too.

    December 27, 2015 at 9:31 pm

    • I’m very much looking forward to my next trip Edith. The weather is really quite severe at the moment with a lot of snow. I’m hoping it settles down a little although not too much! :-)

      December 28, 2015 at 7:28 pm

  14. YOWZA. That is all. :-)

    December 28, 2015 at 3:37 pm

    • Thank you Frank! :-)

      December 28, 2015 at 7:29 pm

  15. Great photos…you are freat photographer…

    December 28, 2015 at 4:13 pm

    • Thank you very! :-)

      December 28, 2015 at 7:30 pm

  16. Aurélien

    Tes photos sont magnifiques, j’espere un jour pouvoir en faire de si belles. Bravo !

    December 28, 2015 at 9:09 pm

    • Je vous remercie, vous êtes très gentil :-)

      December 28, 2015 at 9:39 pm

  17. Beautiful and colourful. :)

    December 29, 2015 at 7:10 am

    • Thank you Mekela, much appreciated! :-)

      December 30, 2015 at 9:09 pm

  18. It is a great pleasure to view these pictures.

    December 29, 2015 at 10:28 am

    • Thank you so much Shimon! :-)

      December 30, 2015 at 9:08 pm

  19. It’s obvious why you’re hooked on Iceland :)
    Depending on timing you could get some pretty impressive pictures of Katla – but it’s definitely one of those occasions to be careful what you wish for! …. so I’ll stop thinking about the possibilities!

    December 30, 2015 at 3:50 pm

    • Thank you Noeline. Yes Katla is a worry but could also be a huge opportunity. Rather like this dreadful flooding, there is beauty to be captured out there while for others, it’s just devastating.

      December 30, 2015 at 9:08 pm

  20. Fantastic photos, Adrian! I really love the ‘Kirkjufessnes’. It looks quite surreal. Enjoy your trip back to Iceland again. I hope the volcanoes are on their best behaviour. :)

    December 30, 2015 at 4:13 pm

    • Thank you Sylvia. The Kirjufellsnes photo was taken with my drone which I’m sure has added to the surreal quality you mention! :-)

      December 30, 2015 at 9:05 pm

  21. An exceptional trio of images, Adrian.

    December 30, 2015 at 6:29 pm

    • Thank you Andy! Iceland is a gift to photographers! :-)

      December 30, 2015 at 8:49 pm

  22. Beautiful series, and what a great feeling it must be knowing you will be returning to this magical place again. Your work with the drone is incredible…wish you safe travels :-)

    January 2, 2016 at 4:48 am

    • Thank you Randall. I’m very much looking forward to my next trip to Iceland in a few weeks. The drone is proving to be a very useful addition to my kit! :-)

      January 11, 2016 at 9:12 pm

  23. Glorious images.

    January 3, 2016 at 10:35 am

    • Thank you once again Rachael. I’ve really appreciated your comments over the last year. I’m very much looking forward to seeing more of your outstanding work in the year ahead! :-)

      January 11, 2016 at 9:09 pm

  24. very strong work :)

    January 5, 2016 at 8:45 am

    • Thank you very much Joshi! Happy New Year! Thank you very much for your comments over the last year. I’m very much looking forward to seeing more of your outstanding work in the year ahead! :)

      January 11, 2016 at 9:06 pm

  25. The picture of Kirkjufessnes is so gorgeous ! You are lucky to go back there :-)

    January 15, 2016 at 10:41 am

    • Thank you Gin!

      January 22, 2016 at 6:16 pm

  26. Beautiful landscapes they all look like paintings! The second one is mind blowing.

    February 6, 2016 at 3:52 pm

    • Thank you very much! I’m so glad you enjoyed these pictures!

      February 8, 2016 at 5:55 pm

  27. Crazy beautiful! Oh that light!

    February 10, 2016 at 9:10 pm

    • Thank you so much Karen. The light really is very special! :-)

      February 11, 2016 at 8:14 pm

  28. Marvelous, marvelous photography! Those are some of the most stunning shots of Iceland I’ve ever seen anywhere in the blogging world. Keep up the great work!

    February 11, 2016 at 8:31 am

    • Thank you very much Indeed! That’s quite a compliment so thank you for that and thank you for your visit!

      February 11, 2016 at 7:21 pm