Being here is a study of sharp contrasts. All four basic elements – earth, air, fire and water – are demonstrated by this land in extreme ways. Steam escapes the earth’s crust between lava rocks in barren fields; active and inactive volcanoes rise from empty, treeless horizons; towering waterfalls indiscriminately punch their way through moss green rock walls in glacier-cut fjords; icy roaring rivers race to the sea while white ocean waves lap lazily against black sand beaches. Continue reading Iceland Workshop
We landed in Reykjavik, Iceland two days before our workshop and booked a stay at The Silica Hotel adjacent to The Blue Lagoon. We sat transfixed looking out the window at an endless black lava field covered with sage green moss. No trees, no bushes, nothing but a barren landscape reminding us we were in the land of volcanoes. Continue reading Ah…..The Blue Lagoon
Terry has wanted to go to Iceland for three years. We went for an eight day photography workshop. I began to write our post describing our experiences using words and phrases like otherworldly, stunning, wondrous , dream-like, and lunar landscape…but I failed to put into words the vastness, the beauty and why our breath was taken away by this land. Continue reading Why Iceland?