The South-West will surprise you with the glorious greens, the waterfalls and the cliffs where the birds fly.
Reynisdrangar, Reynisfjara Beach and the Troll Rocks. Nikon D810, 70 mm (24-120.0 mm ƒ/4) 1/60 sec ƒ/16 ISO 64
Dyrholaey is a naturally formed arch that gives its name to the cliff on the southernmost point of Iceland near Vik. Nikon D750, 38 mm (24-120.0 mm ƒ/4) 1/1600 sec ƒ/8 ISO 400
The lighthouse at Dyrhólaey stands on a 120-metre high promontory. Nikon D750, 55 mm (24-120.0 mm ƒ/4) 1/1600 sec ƒ/8 ISO 400
Kirkjufara coast, the black sand beach and the rock near Dyrhólaey where the puffin nest in summer. Nikon D810, 85 mm (24-120.0 mm ƒ/4) 1/200 sec ƒ/8 ISO 64
On Saturday Nov 24, 1973 a United States Navy Douglas Super DC-3 airplane was forced to land on Sólheimasandur’s black sand beach where it still lays. Nikon D810, 34 mm (24-120.0 mm ƒ/4) 1/80 sec ƒ/5.6 ISO 64
We picked-up Paul and Leo on the road one rainy morning on our way eastwards and they have taken us company for a couple of days. Nikon D810, 40 mm (24-120.0 mm ƒ/4) 1/80 sec ƒ/5.6 ISO 64
Seagulls fly by the falling water, enjoying the haze and the ascendig air. Nikon D750, 400 mm (80-400.0 mm ƒ/4.5-5.6) 1/500 sec ƒ/8 ISO 400
At the eastern side of Skógafoss, a hiking and trekking trail follows the river and a series of fascinating subsequent waterfalls. Eventually, the trail leads to Þórsmörk and continues to Landmannalaugar (see part 5 of our tour). Nikon D810, 120 mm (24-120.0 mm ƒ/4) 1/1000 sec ƒ/8 ISO 400
Located on the Skógá River, Skógafoss is one of the biggest waterfalls in the country with a width of 25 metres and a drop of 60 m. Nikon D810, 24 mm (24.0 mm ƒ/1.4) 1/160 sec ƒ/16 ISO 400
A bucolic landscape often intertwines with a disturbing volcanic rock. But the greens are glorious. Nikon D810, 62 mm (24-120.0 mm ƒ/4) 1/1000 sec ƒ/8 ISO 400
Seljalandsfoss is the first waterfall that we encountered in the water-rich south. Nikon D810, 24 mm (24.0 mm ƒ/1.4) 1/200 sec ƒ/8 ISO 400
L’impatto con il Sud è sorprendente, a causa delle tonalità di verde che si trovano solo qui, per il numero e le dimensioni delle cascate e per le scogliere che ospitano gli uccelli.
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