While I sort through the many pictures from the Azores and try and organise them into some kind of coherant and meaningful order, I thought with the temperatures unusually for this time of year reaching 80°f outside, I’d dip back into some winter pictures from Iceland.  This one was taken in February 2015..

Blizzard in Iceland by Adrian Theze26mm f/11 1/100 Sec. ISO-50

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34 responses

  1. Sue

    Love it!

    May 12, 2016 at 5:50 pm

    • Thank you Sue!

      May 12, 2016 at 6:08 pm

  2. Great, very much appreciated, Chillbrook!
    Looking forward to hearing about your times in Iceland whilst exploring Norfolk. :-)
    Greetings from 3/4 Fab Four in Cley
    and our Dina in Norway

    May 12, 2016 at 6:10 pm

    • Thank you very much Klausbernd. I too am looking forward to spending time in Norfolk with you all. Have a great weekend the three of you! I have a comment from Dina so I will wish her a great weekend separately! :-)

      May 13, 2016 at 3:26 pm

      • Yes, Dina is in Norway and will come back in June.
        Have a happy weekend too, here the sun is shining :-)
        We are looking forward meeting you in Norfolk as well :-)

        May 13, 2016 at 4:24 pm

      • :-)

        May 13, 2016 at 7:54 pm

  3. Lovely to look at but not to be in.

    May 12, 2016 at 7:38 pm

    • Not so bad if you’re wrapped up warm Lou or to just, as in this case, get out of a warm car just to take the photo. Thank you very much for you commet! :-)

      May 13, 2016 at 3:27 pm

  4. Beautiful image, Adrian. I think I prefer not to be in that cold though. :)

    May 12, 2016 at 8:21 pm

    • Thank you Sylvia! It’s a tough job but someone’s got to do it! ;-) I think on balance I too prefer a warmer climate but it is so beautiful in Iceland I’m willing to put up with the cold to capture scenes like this one. :-)

      May 13, 2016 at 3:29 pm

  5. Beautiful shot!

    May 13, 2016 at 1:04 am

    • Thank you very much Karen!

      May 13, 2016 at 3:29 pm

  6. So beautiful in its simplicity!

    May 13, 2016 at 1:06 am

    • Thank you Laura! Much appreciated! :-)

      May 13, 2016 at 3:29 pm

  7. Just amazing! Love that wall of snow advancing.

    May 13, 2016 at 3:17 am

    • It was a pretty amazing scene Carol. We were driving north and could see the snow advancing from the sea. It made us a little uncomfortable to be honest as we had quite a few miles yet to drive to reach our accommodation. It was one of those white knuckle drives when the snow reached us but we made it through. Thank you for your comment. :-)

      May 13, 2016 at 3:33 pm

  8. Absolutely gorgeous! Like a serene weil covering me and my ears. I can hear absolutely nothing, as if I’d cotton balls in my ear.

    May 13, 2016 at 10:08 am

    • Thank you Dina! That silence when the snow is falling heavily is absolutely sublime. Have a fabulous weekend in Norway! :-)

      May 13, 2016 at 3:34 pm

  9. leecleland

    Just love these minimalistic images, thanks for posting Adrian.

    May 13, 2016 at 11:59 am

    • Thank you Lee! I’m so glad you’re enjoying them. :-)

      May 13, 2016 at 3:34 pm

  10. Black Lightness

    I love it…it is simply, but strong…

    May 13, 2016 at 4:51 pm

    • Thank you very much! :-)

      May 13, 2016 at 7:54 pm

  11. Absolutely poetic.

    May 13, 2016 at 9:47 pm

    • Thank you so much Elena!

      May 25, 2016 at 7:52 am

  12. I love this one. It leaves much for the imagination to play with.

    May 14, 2016 at 2:25 am

    • Thank you Gunta! It was pretty impressive watching the snow storm make landfall from the sea! :-)

      May 25, 2016 at 7:53 am

  13. Ah, the feeling of a white-out as summer falls upon us ~ very well done Adrian. Looks a little chilly, and something tells me you got swept up in the wind and whiteness…you photographers never learn :-)

    May 14, 2016 at 1:45 pm

    • Thank you very much Randall. It was very cold indeed but like you say, we photographers never learn, I didn’t feel how cold I was until I got back in the car! :-)

      May 25, 2016 at 7:51 am

  14. …and the curtain descends…perfectly done, Adrian!

    May 16, 2016 at 12:47 am

    • Thank you ever so much Lynn! It was a pretty impressive show although a little worrying given we had quite a few miles yet to do to reach our apartment for the night. Visibility descended to near zero but the markers at the edge of the road allow you to keep moving even in white out conditions.

      May 25, 2016 at 7:55 am

  15. One more of those “empty” images from Iceland that one just have to love. With these images you have really created something special.

    May 16, 2016 at 1:15 pm

    • Thank you very much Otto! I’m so glad you like this series of photographs. As I said to you before, I was a little unsure about posting these but have been so glad that people ‘get’ the pictures.

      May 25, 2016 at 7:56 am