Jökulsárlón might be one of the most photographed locations in Iceland and for all the right reasons. I had a chance to visit this place several times by now and it has never been the same, always presenting photographer with various new opportunities. This time, I had a pyramid iceberg with circle whole in it which is rather unique. I really liked how the iceberg mirrored the shape of the mountain in the background. Not to mention the calm surface that allowed me to take perfect mirror reflection (it is not always that calm!!). I thought that this iceberg was really great and I looked forward to take more shots of it during different times of day... unfortunately it collapsed within few hours.. so it was one of those short windows of opportunities in life.
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II; Lens: 24.00 - 105.00 mm; Focal length: 80.00 mm; Aperture: 14; Exposure time: 32.0 s; ISO: 100
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icesurfer (572) 2012-07-07 15:53
Really an amazing shot: colors are perfectly balanced, and the reflection is simply superb.
Even the overexposed top-right angle adds a nice touch to the overall composition.
CanmoreKevin (2111) 2012-07-07 16:14
Stunning photo. I want to be there! I love that you have managed to have a lot of contrast with limited light and a limited colour pallet. Beautifully composed.
fotoguy22 (4794) 2012-07-07 16:26
Lucie: As you are among my favorite photographers it's nice to see you back again after so many months!
This is truly a fantastic photograph. The hole in the ice, all the blue tones and, of course, your typically perfect composition.
I was actually on the internet this morning looking at flights from Florida to Iceland, quite possibly my next great destination.
Greetings from southwest Florida.........Greg
coolravi19 (549) 2012-07-07 19:40
An amazing panorama,excellent shot,powerful contrasts,strong colors…. This place is just amazing & one would really like to visit this beautiful place ….. Just perfect for a travel guide book.
Sonata11 (33863) 2012-07-07 19:50
Awesome shot!!!! An excellent photo work. This composition is spectacular, amazing view. Wonderfully executed and flawlessly with fabulous splendid colors, sharpness, clarity. Fabulous picture you done. Thanks for sharing.
All the best and have a great Sunday,
HimalAnda (10669) 2012-07-08 1:04
What a strange iceberg... This hole in the ice is amazing.
I like the blue tones of the picture.
sacimar (26287) 2012-07-08 5:20
this is a beautiful picture, I like the composition and the atmosphere you captured here, the visual result is excellent, well done,
kwekwekan (1078) 2012-07-08 8:35
The subtle variations of blue and purple hues really make this picture great. Your composition also highlights the wonderful symmetry between the iceberg and mountain, as well as between the reflections in the calm water. Well done!
lilito (3534) 2012-07-11 1:14
Un monde fijé, froid que ne bouge plus...
telle est la sensation que ta belle image me transmet
chawax (20758) 2012-08-03 2:34
I am close to departure to Iceland (2 days left) and this place is on my planned route ! You wer very lucky catching such a strange iceberg. I love too the atmosphere, with the clouds in the sky and the blue tone colours.
Have a nice day,
livermore (1631) 2012-10-22 2:35
Excellente composition, et les tons bleus son superbes.
kabel (1926) 2012-12-03 8:11
Hello, a very atmosphereic image of the rock with a window. Nice blurred reflection in the water and oveall blue cast throughout. Blue is the color most found in the world. It is great to see you are still here on TE. I have seen your gallery and have admired it.
- Copyright: Lucie CzNLUkKw (lucinka) (9976)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-04-25
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II, Canon 24-105mm f/4 L IS USM
- Exposure: f/14.0, 30 seconds
- Details: Tripod: Yes
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2012-07-07 15:18