Accidental Babies


So, I got my first glimpse of an aurora, but unfortunately, it wasn't visible from the naked eye. This photograph was a total accident. I was actually shooting the base of Kerlingarfjöll at night, in the middle of a rain storm, when I saw that there was a green, wavy glow in the photo. Talk about …

The Road to Grundarfjordur


We decided to trek north, towards Grundarfjordur (pronounced: grundansdjnflskncjwenfj) - I have no idea how to pronounce most of the Icelandic names words. Unfortunately, the weather turned pretty rough, with roads completely covered with a sheet of ice over an inch thick, and wind gusts that would literally move our car while it was parked. Even …

Blue Lagoon


Our first stop after picking up our rental car was the Blue Lagoon. Here's the first group of photos from that area: More posts coming soon! Today we plan to trek farther north, towards Snæfellsjökull. Map of the Blue Lagoon: …

Goose Bay


Today we flew on a plane named after a shield volcano, or something like that. Iceland air names their planes, an idea I actually really enjoyed. It's a really quick way to transport yourself to another world, where the gods and heroes are a close part of society. The pilot mentioned that while over Greenland, we …

Flight plan


My flight to Reykjavik takes me through Boston. Then the return flight is direct back to Dulles. Apparently, there was no line at TSA Pre Check, so I'm just hanging at the gate, listening to Serial (podcast). …

Equipment List


I'm starting to get everything together for the upcoming trip and, in doing so, have decided to catalog the equipment I'm going to be hauling around with me. Most of my photography will be of landscapes and nightscapes, but there will be the random portrait / telephoto shot as well. Pictured above: 1. Canon 7d DSLR 2. …

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