Reykjavik ~ Iceland


A panoramic shot of Reykjavik the capital of Iceland from the top of a church tower on a cloudy day

This is Reykjavik, the awesome capital of one of my favorite countries in the world: Iceland.

It was taken from the top of Hallgrímskirkja, a church rising proudly on a hill overlooking the city.

I fell in love with Reykjavik. The place is laid back, with friendly people, many art galleries and a beautiful location. The weather was a bit chaotic as usual but it didn’t prevent me from exploring around.


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I like this picture. It’s not just well framed and has good lighting, but it also portrays two of the most charming features of the city: the multicoloured houses and roof tops, and the mountains that encircle the capital area.
I hope you enjoyed your stay in Iceland, it’s a place that has a lot to offer for photographers ;) Have you been there often? Ever been outside of the south-west corner?

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