Posts Tagged "Iceland"

January 18, 2012

Bjorn Arnason

Bjorn Arnason is a photographer based in Reykjavik, Iceland who has mastered the law of thirds. His work plays with space and balance in an interesting way. I appreciate how he takes large landmarks/objects and makes them feel small by focusing more on the atmosphere rather than centering the subject in the shot.

Check out more of his work here.

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April 15, 2010

BEAUTIFUL DISASTER: ICELAND ERUPTS

On Wednesday, April 14th, the volcano under the Eyjafjallajokull glacier in Iceland erupted. It was dormant for 200 years and yes, you read that first part correctly. A glacier with a volcano underneath it. Word, Earth? If you were trying to fly anywhere besides NYC to Orlando or something, your flight was probably delayed or cancelled due to the steam and smoke wafting over and under flight paths along with the ash that has the ability to knock out jet engines. FOR REAL. This flickr set, curated by Yahoo! Editors’ Picks (who?) showcases some of the most heart-wrenchingly beautiful natural disaster images I have ever seen.

And that’s all I’m going to say about that.

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March 24, 2010

Maggi Noem

Maggi Noem is a designer + illustrator from that same rad place as Bjork… Iceland. He has a real talent for illustrative typography. The shading and perspective really works well and makes his work stand out.  To add to his “skillz to pay the billz” list, he also is in a band called Sometime where he mainly does live visuals.

Knowledge Dropped: Greenland has more ice than Iceland and Iceland has more green than Greenland.

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