Northern lights at Godafoss waterfall.

Aurora hunting at Godafoss waterfall

The aurora forecast mentioned strength level 10 out of 10 maximum. This made it tempting to go out and find some motives. When driving from Akureyri to Godafoss waterfall which is a 30 min drive the sky was green and glowing in the Eyjafjordur area. On the way I saw many tourists gazing at the …

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Haförn, Sea-eagle

White-tailed eagle photography

Birds are in general difficult models. Some more difficult than others. Few years ago when me and Gyda, my wife planned to photograph Sea-eagles we did not really have any idea of what we where getting into. We had good experience with most bird species in Iceland, including the gyrfalcon which is very shy. But …

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Staring into a new day at Kirkjufell.

The power of photography

I have been lucky to have been driven by passion in my photography career. I believe it´s only healthy to stop once in a while and consider where we are heading and ask why we do what we do. What makes photographers run or climb to the end of the world for a photo? As …

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Vestmannaeyjar, Elliðaey and Bjarnarey.

Landscape photography is action photography

In all the landscape photography frenzy going on in Iceland it seems like Vestmannaeyjar (Westman islands) have not gotten much attention. I spent four days there early in July. Arriving there with the ferry from Landeyjahöfn which took about 40 minutes I noticed much fewer tourists than in the south of Iceland. Coming from the …

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