Back to nature.
This is a picture of the solfatares in the Krafla area (Iceland). Scenes of unforgettable nature and geology of Iceland.
You cas see (bottom - up): the hot water coming from the solfatares i.e. water plus mud plus S2. Then you can see the young black lava and in the horizon the obsidienne mount of the past Krafla acid eruption.
Krafla is a volcanic system with a diameter of about 20 km in the north of Iceland in the Mývatn region. Its highest peak reaches up to 818 m.
Part of Krafla is f.ex. one of the two Víti craters of Iceland. The second one is part of Askja. The Icelandic word "víti" means "hell". In former times, people often believed hell to be under volcanoes. The volcano Hekla was also held for hell during the Middle Ages. The crater Víti near Krafla most recently erupted in 1976. In its center is a blue lake.
The Krafla area also includes Námafjall, an volcanic active area with hot springs.
Critiques | Translate
keshu (160) 2006-06-28 12:52
its a beutiful place*
leiju (1697) 2006-06-29 10:47
Lovely lines of colors flowing one after the other on horizontal planes. A lovely POV and strong colors :)
It shows everything from the smallest to the grandest, far back there, in the hills. Nevertheless, perhaps a higher standing point would have not hurt the composition as we could have seen more of the lava field and it's hugeness :D
A lovely sight of Iceland :D
dorte_s_t (2287) 2006-07-03 7:56
Hi , Michel !
I keep coming back to this beautiful photo . Only there is something I can't get right : The uniform blue colour . I suppose it is a river , but I don't understand why the vertical layers are the same blue colour . My mind wants a black or brown colour of the layers ...?
It may be a stupid question , but since I like your photos so much I dare ask you to explain it to me ;-)
I also like your photo of the boats you presented recently !
mightyweed (1292) 2006-09-02 9:40
fenomenal textures and colors, and also your description very interesting and informative...well, by professional :)greetings