Iceland View Through Birds-Eye (11 Photos)


Iceland – a real dream for the geologist. In addition to the volcanoes in this small island country is the glaciers and rocky coastline, amazing geysers, hot springs and other wonders of nature. But not necessarily for geologist to lace up boots to explore the landscape of this amazing country. Recently, an Italian photographer Sandro Santioli made a series of photographs of Iceland with a bird’s-eye view.



The river, with its strange Hviutau palette of colors and unusual landscapes. It looks like a tree. (Sandro Santioli, Solent News & Photo Agency)

Naumafyatl, Iceland – a place of high thermal activity. These photos are like from another planet. (Sandro Santioli, Solent News & Photo Agency)

Photos from the air has always been my inspiration. These landscapes and land seem impossible, but with a bird’s-eye view they are simply stunning – says the photographer. – I especially like places such as seas, lakes, mountains and volcanoes. ” In the photo: Landeyyasandyur. (Sandro Santioli, Solent News & Photo Agency)

During the work I have encountered many challenges. First, the weather, I had to fly in a tiny plane, which is constantly shaking due to air currents. ” In the photo: the river Tungnaa. (Sandro Santioli, Solent News & Photo Agency)

All this was made worse by the fact that the windows had to be kept open for the majority of the flight. (Sandro Santioli, Solent News & Photo Agency)

“Especially in the cold it was glacial.” In the photo: Glacier Skaftarekyull. (Sandro Santioli, Solent News & Photo Agency)

In the photo: the area of ​​the river Tungnaa. (Sandro Santioli, Solent News & Photo Agency)

“One of my favorite pictures – Blue Lagoon – says Sandro. – It’s Lagoon hot springs, surrounded by lava, where some people come. From the top looks just gorgeous. ” (Sandro Santioli, Solent News & Photo Agency)

During the implementation of this project, the Italian photographer spent 70 hours flying. Colorful lake in Iceland. (Sandro Santioli, Solent News & Photo Agency)

Skeydarrsandyur, Iceland. (Sandro Santioli, Solent News & Photo Agency)


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