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Seljalandsfoss is one of the best known waterfalls in Iceland and it's possible to walk behind it, but I gotta tell you the mist coming from it doesn'...
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Seljalandsfoss is one of the best known waterfalls in Iceland and it's possible to walk behind it, but I gotta tell you the mist coming from it doesn't make it that easy at all to take a picture! It's pretty crazy! But the feeling you get when you get out of there all wet from head to toe with your gear is amazing!
This waterfall of the river Seljalandsá drops 60 metres over the cliffs of the former coastline.
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47 Comments |
RedMidlander
 
RedMidlander May 04, 2016
I've been to Iceland twice, winter and summer, so I understand the difficulty with the mist. A beautiful capture that brings back beautiful memories. Thank you :)
Rodrigueelhajj
Rodrigueelhajj May 05, 2016
Thank you for the kind words :)
nornots Ultimate
 
nornots May 05, 2016
Wonderful photo.
jerzyrowinski
 
jerzyrowinski June 09, 2016
lovely shot, great atmosphere , well done :)
antonyessam
 
antonyessam June 10, 2016
Stunning... I need a holiday.
carmen2016
 
carmen2016 June 12, 2016
Wow great picture welcome to VB
siegart
 
siegart June 14, 2016
wow. wonderful view. great light and wonderful framed
laurenkaymyers
 
laurenkaymyers June 18, 2016
This is absolutely stunning! Congrats on your awards.
AnotherDayisNOW Ultimate
 
AnotherDayisNOW June 20, 2016
Amazing photo that gives the urge and true inner voice saying: 'Whatever else I do in my life I want to experience a place like this!
Congrats on all the praise. Great achievement and inspiration!
cenksarvan
 
cenksarvan June 27, 2016
Excellent
jackhall_9918 PRO+
 
jackhall_9918 August 15, 2016
Great shot! It makes me want to go to Iceland. Perfect exposure and composition as well.
dianegrenier PRO+
 
dianegrenier September 07, 2016
fantastic
rbean01
 
rbean01 September 20, 2016
Great capture. Just got back from Iceland...beautiful country.
kariwatkins PRO+
 
kariwatkins September 24, 2016
absolutely stunning!
JacobPenzak
 
JacobPenzak January 13, 2017
I'm going to Iceland soon and this is just beautiful!
bathsalt
 
bathsalt February 24, 2017
Amazing photo!!
bathsalt
 
bathsalt February 24, 2017
Amazing photo!!
Jaxxlynn
 
Jaxxlynn February 27, 2017
My kind of view, kudos!
stephenmorrison1973
 
stephenmorrison1973 April 05, 2017
Amazing photo!
elisaj
 
elisaj April 24, 2017
Wow! This is fantastic
stephaniegoodin
 
stephaniegoodin May 15, 2017
Stunning!!
paulcorpus
 
paulcorpus July 30, 2017
awesome shot!
ZHIYU
 
ZHIYU August 31, 2017
But all of hardworking for capturing this picture seems like 'Worth'. This is very beautiful photo I don't know how you get the angle of picture? Congratulations
SVPhotos
 
SVPhotos September 29, 2017
great shot!
garymintz
 
garymintz October 24, 2017
Just WOW. Great capture
Natural17 PRO
 
Natural17 November 12, 2017
WOW! Totally Awesome Capture!!!!!!
JEverittPhotography
 
JEverittPhotography January 17, 2018
oh my goodness! This is mesmorizing, excellent work!
JMKEPhotography
 
JMKEPhotography January 17, 2018
Freakin love this. Going here in May and will be visiting this location. Is all your post processing through PS or LR?
HerrLard
 
HerrLard February 17, 2018
great work
lednuke
 
lednuke March 08, 2018
Really nice shot!
Alwolfe Platinum
 
Alwolfe April 16, 2018
Awesome capture!
JmDreams
 
JmDreams August 24, 2018
Lovely
Deiderz
 
Deiderz January 29, 2019
Please come join my challenge called Tunnels or Unique Rocks
erinmcnulty
 
erinmcnulty February 11, 2019
Breathtaking
SandraJoTroupe Platinum
 
SandraJoTroupe April 12, 2019
Beautiful
6747_2923 PRO
 
6747_2923 April 14, 2019
Such an amazing photo!
Katnott
 
Katnott July 13, 2019
Awesome photo I love it! nicely done
Katnott
 
Katnott July 13, 2019
Awesome photo I love it! nicely done
BiggShots Ultimate
 
BiggShots July 22, 2019
Wow, this is an amazingly beautiful shot!! Definitely on my bucket list.
Rodrigueelhajj
Rodrigueelhajj July 22, 2019
Thank you!
Happy_Hippy
 
Happy_Hippy October 22, 2019
beautiful shot
Rodrigueelhajj
Rodrigueelhajj October 22, 2019
Thanks!
catherinethompson PRO+
 
catherinethompson November 22, 2019
Beautiful.
Rodrigueelhajj
Rodrigueelhajj November 22, 2019
Thanks!
Cairnphoto Ultimate
 
Cairnphoto December 22, 2019
Lovely!
Rodrigueelhajj
Rodrigueelhajj December 23, 2019
thank you
Sandre
 
Sandre March 20, 2020
Amazing shot
Rodrigueelhajj
Rodrigueelhajj March 20, 2020
Thanks!
dougplume PRO+
 
dougplume August 04, 2020
Amazing image, wonderful work
Rodrigueelhajj
Rodrigueelhajj August 04, 2020
Thank you Doug
Bellesphotography
 
Bellesphotography October 14, 2020
beautiful
Rodrigueelhajj
Rodrigueelhajj October 15, 2020
Thank you!
hayleywarriner
 
hayleywarriner October 30, 2020
such a lovely shot
Rodrigueelhajj
Rodrigueelhajj October 30, 2020
Thank you :)
briangillies PRO+
 
briangillies March 08, 2023
Spectacular
Eric-Callahan Platinum
 
Eric-Callahan September 21, 2023
Wow
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Behind The Lens

Location

I took this photo in Iceland. This is seljalandsfoss, one of the best known waterfalls there.

Time

It was sunset, during golden hour

Lighting

I chose to take this shot during sunset coz at sunrise the sun rises behind the waterfall. So at sunset I got all that beautiful light over the rocks

Equipment

I used a samyang 12mm f2.8 on a Canon 6d. No tripod, I barely have few seconds to take the shot due to the mist coming from the waterfall! It's crazy! And no flash either all natural light.

Inspiration

I wanted to do something a bit different than all the seljalandsfoss photos over the net

Editing

I did a bit of post process. No sky replacement or anything like that, just few tweaks for shadows and highlights, bit of saturation and stuff like that

In my camera bag

In my bag u'll find a Canon 6d, a gorilla tripod, Canon 24-105mm f4 L, samyang 12mm f2.8, sigma 35mm f1.4, a lens cleaner tissu, a charger, Hoya 1000ND filter for my Canon lens, extra batteries, headlamp and a GoPro

Feedback

Iceland is a beautiful place, the environment changes all the time there! My only advice is plan a head before you go, Check the place, Check when the position of the sun suits you for your shot. I use an app called PlanIt on Android where u can do all that and much more! And of course be careful when u're in the field it could get dangerous sometimes, watch where u're stepping or positioning ur tripod.

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