Surreal Photos of Icelandic Ice Caves

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Icelandic photographer Skarphedinn Thrainsson (or just Skarpi) has captured a series of astounding photographs of his country’s ice caves. The images whith their translucent, blue forms can surprise even those familiar with Iceland’s uniquely rugged landscapes. The photographer’s work, which mostly features scenes from the country’s landscapes ranges from volcanoes and waterfalls to incredible Aurora Borealis shots.

All images courtesy of Skarphedinn Thrainsson.

Via Skarphedinn Thrainsson and MyModernMet.… Read the rest

Kite mounted Camera Captures unusual Aerial Photographs

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We’ve previously featured several aerial photography projects on Epistrophy (here, here and here) but Gerco De Ruijter’s images caught our attention with their beautiful simplicity and attention to subtle detail. Attached to a kite or a large fishing rod, the shots are taken from a vantage point similar to what a bird flying low would see while looking down onto the earth’s surface. The aerial photographs were all taken in the stark landscapes of Iceland and some … Read the rest

New Aerial Photographs by Marino Thorlacius

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Icelandic photographer Marino Thorlacius took these aerial photographs above the stark landscape of his home country. Apart from the unique colors of the geography, his imagery takes a different approach to this type of imagery – they take on and celebrate flatness. This way the photographs provoke two ways of understanding at the same time – as three dimensional spaces and as flat, subtle patterns on a 2d plane.

Be sure to also check out Marino’s other projects which all … Read the rest