For the last 25 years, photographer RAX (Ragnar Axelsson) has accompanied the farmers in Landssveit when they have gone to collect their sheep in the annual autumn roundup in the Landmannalaugar area.RAX at work with his Leica Monochrome.
RAX recently published a large coffee table book, Fjalland (Behind the Mountains in English) through Crymogea publishing house.
Born in 1958, RAX is Iceland’s leading photographer, best known for his black and white documentary Leica photography. His latest book is his first with images only from Iceland.
RAX also launched a photo exhibition with images from the book yesterday. The exhibition, being held at Harpa concert hall, runs until September 18. Admission is free.