Midnight sun at Grundarfjörður, Snæfellsnes

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Grundarfjörður is a small town, situated in the north of the Snæfellsnes peninsula in the west of Iceland. The town is situated in front of an impressive mountain range which has a slightly alpine look. On the sea side, there is a beautiful mountain called Kirkjufell which is a diverted piece of the mountain strip Mýrarhyrna. The mountain forms a small peninsula.

The town itself is a charming, quiet, nice fishing village. Another awesome hidden corner in Iceland.

This one was shot at 1.30 a.m., with the sun pointing at North, lighting all the town and the mountains nearby. It was quite cloudy, so, again, a long exposition would spread that fantastic light through the image.

Grundarfjörður, Snæfellsnes, Iceland. 2010.

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Grundarfjörður es un pequeño pueblo, situado en el norte de la península de Snæfellsnes en el Oeste de Islandia. El pueblo está situado justo en frente de una impresionante cordillera y a su lado, hay una bonita montaña llamada Kirkjufell, que forma una pequeña península.

Grundarfjörður es en sí mismo un encantador y tranquilo agradable pueblo pesquero. Otro rincón escondido e increíble de Islandia.

Ésta foto fue hecha a las 1.30h de la madrugada, con el sol apuntando al Norte, iluminando todo el pueblo y las montañas cercanas. Estaba bastante nublado, por lo que, de nuevo, una larga exposición extendería esa fantástica luz a lo largo de la imagen.

Grundarfjörður, Snæfellsnes, Islandia. 2010.

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  1. pixilpame 41 months ago | reply

    Wow, Wow, Wow!!
    Fantastic!

  2. Lance Warley 41 months ago | reply

    Stunningly, incredibly beautiful.

  3. una cierta mirada 41 months ago | reply

    The color range is spectacular. Beautiful image

  4. Enrikerfca 40 months ago | reply

    Amazing!! Impresionante, vaya colores!! Salu2!

  5. emilien.soulat 40 months ago | reply

    Tout simplement magnifique ..

  6. LizaVega 40 months ago | reply

    The colors are amazing!! The place as well!!! Love it

  7. razorlaugh 39 months ago | reply

    another great photo.

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  9. Piekuakami ♬ [deleted] 38 months ago | reply

    Great work!

  10. alexandra björk 38 months ago | reply

    My beautiful old hometown! I love the colors from the sunset and the reflection from Kirkjufell :) just stunning!

  11. tornado.ck 38 months ago | reply

    Wonderful shot ! Congrats!

  12. Atomox 35 months ago | reply

    Such colors. The lights reflected from there rocks are beautiful!

  13. LauraYagami 33 months ago | reply

    excelent, i loved

  14. Adrie5 33 months ago | reply

    All i can say is Wow

  15. gcardenas.450412 31 months ago | reply

    BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!!!!
    Bravooooo!!!!!!

    Seen in FACEBOOK

  16. Darvin Atkeson 30 months ago | reply

    Stunning color. Very well done.

    Cheers,
    Darv

  17. Effings 26 months ago | reply

    Beautiful colors!

  18. Cafarnaom 19 months ago | reply

    Blue and red, a nice mix :)

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