werol September 16, 2015
great!
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Ayersphotography September 16, 2015
You have an awesome gallery!
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ryanbuchanan September 30, 2015
Thanks a lot!
 
craigcoleran September 17, 2015
Stunning image
 
icemanphotos September 26, 2015
Excellent image!
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ryanbuchanan September 30, 2015
Thanks, not sure why it's displaying so horribly here.
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CaptureLife77 October 01, 2015
You find all the stunnin' places !! :):) and the color of the water, well done!
 
heavenlyraine October 01, 2015
Wow! Just beautiful!
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wildorchidphotography October 02, 2015
Amazing!
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acglock November 13, 2015
Congratulatiobs on the well-deserved Challenge win! There are not enough superlatives to describe Iceland... your scouting, vision, dedication and skill came together beautifully!
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ryanbuchanan November 13, 2015
Thanks Anita! Appreciate your feedback!
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CherShot November 27, 2015
WOW!!!
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kathyk_abq June 06, 2016
This is awesome! I've been to this waterfall in the rain. It was hard to get to and even harder to shoot. Bravo! :)
 
DavidPriymak December 28, 2016
your work is very inspiring man! Keep it up, cant wait to see more content.
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BrianBasson Feb 22
Simply stunning.

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The elusive Bruarfoss waterfall in Iceland. This place is not exactly easy to find—but I was not going to miss it. It is located in the very small town of Brekkuskogur on a main route from Thingnellir to Gullfoss… After searching for hours and finding the coordinates (64.264305, -20.515338), I was able to look on google satellite maps to pinpoint exactly where to turn, park and hike to the falls (message me if you want the details). I made one stop there in the morning to scout out the place and on my way back from my long day trip, I couldn’t pass up the sunset glow that was now breaking through the cloud cover.

This was a 26mm shot from the bridge—enough to fit in the nice swirling pool of water at the bottom and still capture some sky. I took a few 1 second exposures at f/16, ISO100 to make sure I caught a few swirls that I liked. In post, I used multiple luminosity masks to adjust tones and contrasts throughout. Had to avoid doing much to the water, as it is already incredibly blue in person. All in all, this is a shot we’ve all seen before, but I’m glad I captured it in these conditions.

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