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I just returned from leading two photo tours in Iceland. Both were amazing, both were very different - mainly because of the weather.

The weather on Iceland is very unpredictable and it can literally change in just a few minutes. On our first tour we had all the typical Icelandic weather: rain, clouds, snow, and lots of wind. We actually got stuck because of that for a couple of days. On the second tour however, we had no rain, the occasional sunshine, some clear nights, and lots of wind.

Clearly the landscape looks different every time the weather changes, and this is just one of the things that makes Iceland so interesting for a photographer.

This image of two Icelandic horses was shot on last year's tour when we got a few days with menacing clouds. I manually exposed for the sky and just let the horses turn into silhouettes.

If you would like to join me on next year's Iceland tour and learn more about landscape photography and composition, please check out my website for more information:

Squiver Photo Tours & Workshops

Or download the brochure:

Iceland Winter Wilderness (PDF)

Hope to see you there!

Marsel

©2013 Marsel van Oosten, All Rights Reserved. This image is not available for use on websites, blogs or other media without the explicit written permission of the photographer.

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