Iceland in infrared.

Photos: Iceland in Infrared

Visiting Iceland for the first time, photographer Andy Lee decided to try a new technique when taking pictures of the landscape, making it more dramatic through infrared photography. The results were published on

Northern lights at Þingvellir National Park.

Photos: Northern Lights in Southwest Iceland

Iceland Review editor and photographer Páll Stefánsson took these images of the northern lights at Þingvellir National Park last night. With the Icelandic Met Office forecasting level-9 northern lights on a scale of 0-9, people flocked to observe the spectacle.

Iceland Inspires Photographer to Ignore Forecast

While most landscape photographers can be found trawling forecasts and making sure they are prepared for the conditions they are about to take pictures of, Iceland has taught one of them to trust to fate and go out without expectations.

Blind Photography Competition Launched

A new Icelandic photography competition was introduced at lunchtime today. The main requirement for entry into the competition is that the photographer must be legally registered as blind or vision impaired.

Páll Stefánsson at Holuhraun eruption

IR Editor Named Sony Ambassador

Iceland Review editor and photographer Páll Stefánsson has been named Sony Country Imaging Ambassador for Iceland, made official on Sony’s website in the last few days. He is one of 17 Country Ambassadors and 11 Global Ambassadors for Sony worldwide.

Photos: Glowing Lava Fall in Holuhraun

A lava fall has formed in Holuhraun in the northeastern highlands. A branch of the lava river flowing from the crater has reached the edge of the new lava field in the north and cascades like a red-hot waterfall over the edge and down to the sand plains below.

The lava river in Holuhraun.

New IR Photo of Holuhraun Lava River

Iceland Review editor and photographer Páll Stefánsson flew over the volcanic eruption in Holuhraun, the northeastern highlands yesterday. It was Páll’s fifth trip to the eruption site. He observed a red hot river of lava flowing through blackened lava fields.

The ice tunnel in Langjökull.

Photos: Ice Tunnel in Langjökull Nearly Finished

A 200-meter (656-feet) ice tunnel has been dug into Langjökull in West Iceland, Iceland’s second-largest glacier. Last weekend, lighting was established. The project is being carried out by tour operator Ice Cave, which plans to offer tours into the glacier as of next summer.

Timelapse Video of Northern Lights

Guatemalan photographer Ivan Castro recently published this timelapse video of the northern lights and glow of the Holuhraun eruption from Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon.


World Premiere of Eruption Drone Video on Tuesday

Tomorrow night, Tuesday October 28, at 19:30 the video Roundtrip to Hell, documenting our latest trip to Holuhraun, by Italian photographer Elisabetta Rosso made in cooperation with Iceland Review will be shown on for the very first time.

TeamGym2014 women's final.

Photos: Magic in the Air at TeamGym 2014

There was certainly excitement in the air in Reykjavík’s Laugardalshöll arena on Saturday with gymnasts often leaving spectators stunned with their skills. While loyally supporting their teams, people couldn’t help but cheer for all contestants as they performed near magic.