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Shooting a Waterfall in the Rain

One of the things I had learned during the last decade is that image making is a pursuit that involves a healthy amount of plastic bags and gaffer …

Viewfinders

When Puffins Dance

We were driving home from the central highlands, and since road quality gets worse every week I didn’t want to stop or slow down (one trick to …

Canon Eos

Performance is a Key Kuuvik Capture Feature

Since I took over Kuuvik Capture last year, one of my top priorities is to provide the fastest, highest performance tool possible. While the original …

MacBook

Looking Through

Windows are one of my favorite architecture subjects. I can’t help it, I photograph them everywhere I go. But its a rare occasion to have two windows …

Viewfinders

Polishing in Progress

Oceans are the great stone polishers. They start with rough cliffs and grind them into perfectly round pebbles. But I find the middle of this process …

Canon Eos

It’s All White in the Beginning

All glaciers start out as a spotless pure white blanket, gaining more – darker – colors as they proceed downhill. The result is a rich variation of …

Canon Eos

The Choice

From time to time travelers had to make a choice. From the outside, from the surface, it may look like simply taking the bright path or the dark …

Canon Eos

Exploring Iceland

with Artist's Viewfinder and Kuuvik Capture<p>Laszlo Pusztai's code and user interface design lies beneath all our apps. He's also an avid photographer, …

Chaos of a Sandur

Sandur – the plain at the foot of a glacier built from sediments interwoven with thousands of meltwater river branches. Endless forms and variations. …

Photography

Living in a Cave

Cave-dwelling bacteria decorate the walls of lava tubes in the Snæfellsnes peninsula.<p>Living in a Cave<p>Since we went there with a regular tour, there …

Canon Eos

Layers

It’s eye-opening to experience how my relation to Iceland evolves over time. I’m here for the fifth time, now spending the entire summer in the …

Dark Mountains

It’s not over until it’s over – this is a golden truth in photography. We were driving the whole afternoon for nothing. It rained, and the waterfall …

Roadside Sunset

Sometimes great photographic opportunities present themselves in unexpected situations. But as the saying goes, luck favors the prepared.<p>We were …

Mark II Artist’s Viewfinder 4.7 Released

My Mark II Artist’s Viewfinder app is now available on the App Store.<p>The major new feature is the ability to create a custom wide converter, on which …

Glacier Hiding

Glaciers are almost always surrounded by clouds. Is it because the water vapor entering the air when ice melts? I think so. Nevertheless, parts of …

Cloudy Highland Evening

Weather is ever changing in Iceland. The forecast said partly cloudy (my favorite) for the highlands, but during the two hours it takes to drive from …

Yet Another Puffin Portrait

I can’t help it – I like to shoot puffin portraits. Over time you see so many different faces, different personalities, different, but untold …

Geysir – In a Different Way

I prefer to be alone (or with a few friends at most) when photographing. Which gets increasingly hard in Iceland. The number of tourists had already …

Custom Wide Converters in Viewfinder 4.7

My Mark II Artist’s Viewfinder app has a unique feature from day one. Something that no competitor managed to copy: real-time distortion correction …

Timeless Mountains

Mountains exist on a different time scale than we humans live our fleeting lives. Only if they could tell all those things they witnessed. Maybe that …

Gullfoss in Pink

On the evening the image below was made we originally planned to go to the highlands of Iceland. But just a few kilometers into road F35 I noticed …

Canon EOS-1D X Mark II Review – Part 2

This is the second installment of my ongoing EOS-1D X Mark II review. You can read Part 1 here. My other posts comparing effective reach of the 1D X …

Canon

The Volcano Dreams

Snæfellsjökull is dormant for the last 2000 years or so. But on warm summer evenings it dreams. And sometimes the waggish sky revels these dreams.<p>The …

A New Days Begins in Fjallabak

Driving the Ladmannalaugavegur and the Fjallabaksleið north in the morning can be quite a challenge. The Sun shines right into your face in several …

Bláhnúkur Sunset

Unlike several things in Iceland, Landmannalaugar changed very little over the last decade. Well, the road seemed a bit worse (more washboards), …

Eldey Blue Hour

While waiting for the car’s coolant leak fixed, we’re limited to exploring areas closer to Reykjavík. But there are a couple of interesting places in …

A Witty, Sarcastic Look on Us Photographers

We, the people behind the camera, know our world quite well. But have you ever wondered how our habits, rituals and priorities are perceived from the …

A Year with the Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM

I’m using the “new” 500mm Canon for slightly more than a year now, so it’s time to share my opinions on it. During the last year I had posted a bunch …

1D X Mark II or 7D Mark II for Reach?

This was an important question for me. But let me rephrase it more precisely: given the Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM lens and 1.4x III and 2x III …