Stuck In Iceland

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    I'm not one of those Flickr self-portrait kinda dudes, but I went ahead and made one because I found sort of a cool place. Also, my sister likes it when I post pictures of myself. Bianca, you can see I am wearing inappropriate shoes for the snow in Iceland. If I was in the middle of a 10K in Texas, those Nike paper-thin shoes would come in handy.

    This is out in the wiles, and I mean the wiles, of Iceland. I have no idea why anyone built this building here in the middle of nowhere, but they did, and it appeared to conform to the rule of thirds, so I could not resist.

    This is in the most seismically active area of Iceland, where the Eurasian plate separates from the North American plate. In the distance, you can see the mid-Atlantic ridge.

    tlindenbaum, Xilia, leaders, and 181 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. Rachel.Ellice.Photography 115 months ago | reply

      Great shot! I love the self portrait part, and the landscape off on the right is beautiful as well!!! Really well done!

    2. Pixelin Pictures 115 months ago | reply

      Muy bueno el HDR. Lo que más me gusta de todo son los relejos de la habitación en el cristal, me recuerdan en cierto modo a Minority Report.

    3. ~M [deleted] 115 months ago | reply

      Nice take on the self-portrait concept! I'm just learning about the rule of thirds. Looks mighty cold but you got an excellent photo out of it.

    4. Dappers 108 months ago | reply

      What a beautiful shot... a great self portrait. Love that light and those color tones.

      Would be a good addition for the Three Worlds group!

    5. Benedikt Finnbogi 105 months ago | reply

      This is a great photo from Iceland! Please make it one of the 1000 reasons for travelling to Iceland!
      Please add this photo to
      Please add your photo and comment on other

    6. brandonfwilson 102 months ago | reply

      Very cool building. No one was around when you were there? Did it look like a residence or an office building? I just got done reading an article about Iceland in N. Geographic and they were talking about how desolate it is outside Rekjavik. Surprising this is out there.

    7. Ashenzil 101 months ago | reply

      amazing! i'm going to Iceland this summer, i can't wait!

    8. Nyidia 95 months ago | reply

      It's like a futuristic film... don't you think? ;-)

      Thanks for explaingin all the story about the photo... it makes me feel closer to the idea and the wide sensation...

      Iceland... great country... one daty I hope soon, I will travel there :-D

    9. faith goble 90 months ago | reply

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

      The wilds have their wiles. Great shot!

    10. Álvaro Sendra González 87 months ago | reply

      I'm no HDR-fan, but I like it this time.

    11. Luis pe 86 months ago | reply

      Awesome portrait!!!!

    12. p_dude 84 months ago | reply

      Great Country & great self-portrait :)

    13. klem@s 82 months ago | reply


    14. gigibiru_kukunings 82 months ago | reply

      superb.. the best

    15. diwan 81 months ago | reply

      This is a wonderful idea and an amazing photo!

    16. deborahmj2 78 months ago | reply

      You have amazing work and vision. Thank you for the tutorial! AWESOME.

    17. piscochile / Hugh Honeyman 77 months ago | reply

      Great self-portrait and of course cool location!

    18. Alicia Youngken Photography [deleted] 73 months ago | reply

      This image is so stunning! I had seen it originally in your blog, and still... it is just such a powerfully memorable image. Love it!!!

    19. phrase! 63 months ago | reply

      great selfer, just bought two of ur books and they are 10/10. cheers.

    20. RawryTheRacingCar [deleted] 52 months ago | reply

      This is worthy of the front page and it's amazing work.

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