Like being on the Moon

When you drive north of the volcano Hekla towards the area of Landmannalaugar you almost feel like being on the Moon. However I’m not completely sure, because I’ve not yet been to the Moon ūüėČ

Like being on the Moon
Like being on the Moon

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Camera Maker: SONY
Camera Model: DSC-RX 100
Exposure Time (sec): 1/320
F-Number: 4
Focal Length (mm): 28
Lens: Carl Zeiss Vario Sonnar (RX100)
ISO: 125

View over Eystri-Rang√°

During the day the weather was mostly cloudy and rainy, however in the evening the sun came out and shone over the river Eystri-Rang√°.

View over Eystri-Rang√°
View over Eystri-Rang√°

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Camera Model: DSC-RX 100
Exposure Time (sec): 1/1250
F-Number: 4.5
Focal Length (mm): 28
Lens: Carl Zeiss Vario Sonnar (RX100)
ISO: 125

Standing behind Seljalandsfoss at sunset

This panoramic image was stitched from 5 images in landscape orientation. Taking the pictures was a challenging task, as it was a windy day and I had to clean my front lens several times before I had enough “clean shots” of the waterfall.

Standing behind Seljalandsfoss at sunset
Standing behind Seljalandsfoss at sunset

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Camera Model: SLT-A99
Exposure Time (sec): 1/250
F-Number: 7.1
Focal Length (mm): 35
Lens: Minolta 28-70mm/2.8
ISO: 100

Panoramic image of √ďf√¶rufoss

This panorama was stitched from 5 images in portrait orientation. The projection is rectilinear. I used a neutral density filter with 10 f-stops to get an exposure time of 8 seconds.

√ďf√¶rufoss
√ďf√¶rufoss

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Camera Model: SLT-A99
Exposure Time (sec): 8
F-Number: 7.1
Focal Length (mm): 150
Lens: Sony 70mm-200mm/2.8 G(D)SSM
ISO: 200

√ďf√¶rufoss in Eldgj√° Canyon

This panoram shows √ďf√¶rufoss in Eldgj√° canyon which is not easy to reach. You better have a 4×4 at hand because it is far away from Iceland’s main road! It can only be reached by an F- road and then by foot.


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Camera Model: NEX-6
Exposure Time (sec): 1/200
F-Number: 7,1
Focal Length (mm): 7,5
Lens: Walimex 7.5mm/F3.5
ISO: 100

Stranded Iceberg at Jökulsárlón

J√∂kuls√°rl√≥n is a lagoon in Iceland and the place where the Brei√įamerkurj√∂kull ends. Small icebergs from the Vatnaj√∂kull can so reach the sea. However depending on the winds they sometimes strand on the beach like this one.


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Camera Model: NEX-6
Exposure Time (sec): 1/1600
F-Number: 7,1
Focal Length (mm): 7,5
Lens: Walimex 7.5mm/F3.5
ISO: 100