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Iceland Landscapes and Aurora
Photo Workshop

October 23 - November 2, 2019

$ TBD (should know by October)

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The Land of Fire and Ice. While waterfalls and great landscapes will be found daily, the main goal is to capture some incredible shots of the Aurora Borealis at some specially chosen locations to accentuate water, ice and other great foregrounds.

This is a feature-packed trip to this beautiful country that is alive with some of the most magnificent waterfalls and wonderful landscapes. At every stop the opportunities will astound, whether it be at a powerful waterfall or a surreal glacial lagoon. You will experience it all on this trip. Iceland is one of the last hidden treasures on our planet and this trip is guaranteed to create a sense of awe.

Add to this the journey into the night to photograph the northern lights at some specially chosen amazing locations and you will go home with images and memories that will not soon be forgotten.

Unlike many Iceland trips, where it's one night and gone at every stop, there are choice stops with multiple night stays in hopes of caturing the aurora as the schedule and route was chosen for optimal stops for shooting this amazing phenomenon.

iceland blue bubble

iceland ice crystal on beach at sunrise

iceberg in glacial lagoon jokalsarlon

Also at this time of year, there is a very good chance of some beautiful fall color at several of the stops, including a hidden waterfall and at the Skogar Living History Museum. There is also a chance of finding some arctic terns before they take off on the long migration to Antarctica.

The day to day schedule is fully tentative right now but the following towns are where we plan to stay and the highlights near them.

POTENTIAL SCHEDULE (subject to change until trip is finalized)
Night 1, 2 - Vik: Basalt Cliff Beach, waterfalls
Night 3, 4, 5 - Hali Country Hotel: Jokulsarlon (Glacial Lagoon), Crystal Beach
Night 6 - Fludir: Geysir, Gullfoss
Night 7 - Reykholt: Hraunfoss
Night 8 - Hellnar: Snaefellsness Peninsula
Night 9, 10 - Stykkisholmur: Kirkjufell waterfall, Flatey Island

All along the way there will be lots of churches, port towns, waterfalls, rivers and scenic landscapes along with a glacier or two.


* Hotel, ground transportation and all meals included in cost
* Pick-up and drop-off from designated airport
* Hands-on help in the field and in-room digital instructional programs
* Hand-outs related to the particular trip as well as other photo tips and information
* Our aim is to help you capture great images in a relaxed atmosphere and teach
material that will help you take better photos the next time you go into the field

iceland chuch with sunstar at sunrise

iceland blue lagoon photo

iceland waterfall and fall color skogarfoss rainbow photo iceland