Iceland is a land of contrasts - a realm of dark and light, hot and cold, shades of grey and vibrant colours, where barren landscapes juxtapose verdant ones, and cacophonous sound is set against hushed silence. Photographers Orsolya and Erlend Haarberg have captured these contrasts and the results are showcased in their book Iceland in All its Splendour, published by FORLAGID.
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Erlend Haarberg / Sunlit ridges against volcanic scree beneath a low cloud. Eyjafjallajokull, Iceland, April 2010. Highly commended in Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2011 competition, Wild Places category.
Wild Wonders of Europe / O Haarberg / Northern gannet (Morus bassanus) colony on a sea stack, Langanes peninsula, Iceland, May 2008
Erlend Haarberg / Northern lights and the Strokkur Geyser, Iceland, March 2011
Erlend Haarberg / Steam vents at night with northern lights, Hverir, Namafjall, Iceland, February 2011
Erlend Haarberg / Red Knots (Calidris canutus) on migration rest on coastal rocks as waves wash across the coastline. The Sn?llsnes peninsula, Iceland, May. Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition 2011, runner-u...
Orsolya Haarberg / Glacial ice floating in the Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon. Iceland, September 2010
Erlend Haarberg / Abstract patterns of mud by the river Jokulsa a Fjollum, Iceland, August 2010
Orsolya Haarberg / Hot spring in Hveravellir, Iceland.
Erlend Haarberg / Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla) in flight over beach, Iceland, May
Erlend Haarberg / Blahver hot spring, Hveravellir, Iceland, May 2010
Erlend Haarberg,Erlend Haarberg / Aerial view down river to the east of the Hofsjakull glacier and west of the Sprengisandur upland desert. Innumerable rivulets flow from beneath the glacier in this area of tundra which abounds in pon...
Wild Wonders of Europe / O Haarberg / Rhyolite / Rhiolite mountains, Landmannalaugar, Iceland, June 2008