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Vatna Glacier, Iceland

Posted by
Ian Bramham (Manchester, United Kingdom) on 26 November 2012 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

One of the many glaciers that come down to the coastal plain off Vatnajökull and the Skaftafell National Park. This particular one was right next to our hotel.

The Vatna ice cap covers nearly 10% of Iceland.

NIKON D800 1/400 second F/8.0 ISO 180 200 mm (35mm equiv.)

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omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice & wonderful!

26 Nov 2012 6:06am

@omid: Thanks Omid!

JacklineG from Béarn, France

L'ambiance et les contrastes sont de toute beauté ! Bonne journée

26 Nov 2012 6:12am

@JacklineG: Thanks Jackline!

Soheil from Tehran, Iran

very well framing
nice shot

have a nice day ;)

26 Nov 2012 6:24am

@Soheil: Thanks Soheil!

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

The mist and the dark rock at the right create some feeling this place not being so hospitable.
Beautiful composition.

26 Nov 2012 6:57am

@Gérard Beullac: Thanks Gérard!

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Wonderful image. Have a nice day.

26 Nov 2012 7:31am

@Aubélia: Thanks Aubélia!

Anita from Redon, France

Un N&B qui a du caractère et de la force

26 Nov 2012 7:50am

@Anita: Thanks Anita!

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Excellent composition which helps to suggest flow and movement.

26 Nov 2012 8:16am

@Curly: Thanks Curly!

Ian Smith from London, United Kingdom

Amazing scene. Fantastic photo!

26 Nov 2012 10:13am

Annierita & Annisabelle from New Delhi & Belle Ile, India

Sky and earth, snow, mixed, where we can feel the texture in the photo; Annierita

26 Nov 2012 12:44pm

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

The mystery, the tension, the drama... this is awe-inspiring Ian! I'm overwhelmed! Your POV and compo make this such a powerful expression! Bravo!

26 Nov 2012 1:59pm

Adrian from Wakefield, United Kingdom

beautiful work

26 Nov 2012 2:10pm

Veronique from France-and-, Switzerland

I'll put it in French : une avalanche est sur le point de tourner le coin; une blancheur très impressionnante.

26 Nov 2012 2:35pm

Tinx from Kuressaare, Estonia

Well done!

26 Nov 2012 2:38pm

Denise from granby, québec, Canada

An almost supernatural atmosphere! Wonderful picture!

26 Nov 2012 2:40pm

Hans ter Horst from Dippach, Luxembourg

Stunning capture of this fabulous country!

26 Nov 2012 3:09pm

VisuElle Photography from Entre Bretagne et montagnes, France

The fog that descends from the glacier adds a little frightening atmosphere to your picture. It is very well done and impressive

26 Nov 2012 3:17pm

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

beautiful atmosphere in great B&W !

26 Nov 2012 3:56pm

Eric C. from Ivry sur Seine, France

Great b&w !

26 Nov 2012 4:50pm

Tataze from Bourgogne, France

Beautiful landscape

26 Nov 2012 7:25pm

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

excellent composition and superb contrast between the bright ice and dark rocks!

27 Nov 2012 2:34am

Stefan from Thiersee, Austria

..i love this shot!

27 Nov 2012 3:27am

Roland Theys from Gerpinnes, Belgium

Wonderful image!

27 Nov 2012 10:11am

mehdi from tehran, Iran

Nice photo

28 Nov 2012 7:07pm

Daryl Johnson from Worcester Park, United Kingdom

I like the solidity of the rock on the right side, and the real sense of the glacier 'flowing'.

28 Nov 2012 10:31pm

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

tempted to strap a pair of skis on?

30 Nov 2012 10:29pm

tom from Germany

Impressive! Iceland is on my list of countries to be visited.

3 Dec 2012 6:56am

Jeff from Honolulu, United States

Top notch composition and tonal range.

5 Dec 2012 4:28pm

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

You are the master in landscape photography! :) I always admire your work

8 Dec 2012 4:47am

1/400 second
ISO 180
200 mm (35mm equiv.)