The Grassy Roof in the Central Icelandic Farms

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    If you want to see how I made this (and how you can too!), visit my HDR Tutorial. I hope it gives you some new tricks!

    While driving from one side of Iceland to the other in what was supposed to be winter, I spent a fair amount of time in the grassy inlands where some sort of heat inversion kept the ground green and fertile. I came across a few of these homes with these thick peat grassy rooftops.

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    1. 45street | 85 months ago | reply

      Fantastic. Beautiful picture. Brilliant composition.

    2. acidsulfurik 85 months ago | reply

      its so hard to find a place like this in malaysia..
      wait til i get back to sabak bernam.. what can i see there..
      as for this one! WOWWWWWWWWW!!!!!

    3. /*dave*/ 85 months ago | reply

      Excellent HDR. Beautiful colors!

    4. Goldschleife 85 months ago | reply

      Very impressive. But why the housebuilders have set these thick rockwalls beside the huts? Is it due to harsh storms or avalanches or what?

    5. Finecrafted by Nori 85 months ago | reply

      Beautiful! Fabulous color.

    6. filstalblitzer 85 months ago | reply

      This is a marvelous inspiration!

    7. Entons 85 months ago | reply

      Great quality, look amazingly sharp even in original size!

    8. gahenty 85 months ago | reply

      very nice and moody image.

      Seen in my contacts' photos

    9. fotique 85 months ago | reply

      It is a HDR and it is not overdone like most, it's done right!

    10. Andres_age 85 months ago | reply

      Absolutely impressive!!!

    11. Samantha Forsberg 83 months ago | reply

      this would be a lovely place to live

    12. sigfus.sigmundsson 82 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Exploring Iceland, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    13. Muddy LaBoue 79 months ago | reply

      Beautiful composition. Lovely houses. Great shot!

    14. Ngầu 77 months ago | reply

      Maybe you never have time to look at this comment of mine, but I do want to express my gratitude to your generosity in freely providing high resolution beautiful pictures that you took. This particular photo is a perfect desktop wallpaper for me, giving me a peaceful feeling whenever looking at it. I have it on my double PC screen at work, take the stress off my head!

      You should be proud of the good work you are doing! Have a nice day!

    15. Louis Abate 70 months ago | reply

      This is great. It reminds me of the map, "outskirts" in COD5

      -- (?)

    16. Taron Curtis 51 months ago | reply

      I noticed your
      wonderful photograph!
      Please join our group...
      Farming Life
      ...and add your beautiful photo to our group's pool. Thank You.

    17. jaymasood 38 months ago | reply

      Thank you for sharing this under Creative Commons license. I have used it in my non-profit, ads free blog - Travelogue of an Armchair Traveller and have given due credit to you.


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