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Award Winning Photo Guides
Sharpen your skills behind the lens
Our tours and workshops are led by award-winning, professional landscape photographers, ensuring your opportunity to capture the very best of Iceland’s nature. Learn from the best to contribute valuable, prize-winning photographs to your portfolio!
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Travel in Comfort and Style
With enough room for your equipment
Our dedicated custom-built fleet of 4x4 super trucks will safely transport you and your equipment to photographic sites across the land of ice and fire, and are able to venture to locations inaccessible to normal vehicles, providing you with rare and stunning photography subjects. Each guest is provided with two seats.
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Free Video Tutorials
Continue to develop your talents
All of our guests receive a free collection of post-processing video tutorials—worth over $1500—from our award winning photographers. These tutorials will help you maximise the photos taken throughout your trip, from development to editing and colour correction.
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Glacier Gear Included
Plant your feet firmly on the ice
Iceland Photo Tours provides crampons and rubber boots for free to all our guests throughout the tour. Ever on the lookout for the perfect shot, this makes clambering up glaciers, or deep into ice caves, that much safer for eager landscape photographers.

Camera & Gear Reviews

We’ve all had the importance of backing up our photos drummed into our heads. Perhaps that’s why taking an extended trip such as a landscape photography tour to Iceland can make us feel not just exc...
You’re feeling the incredible rush of adrenalin as you weave between the icebergs at the Ice Beach in Iceland. The beautiful icebergs resemble diamonds, glittering on the black sand beach after wash...
Camera technology is always improving. As landscape photographers, we find ourselves keeping a constant eye on the market for new developments and gear that may be useful to help us realise our crea...
Most landscape photographers will tell you that you should invest in a good set of filters if you want to really harness your creativity in-field. But how will you know which filters are the best fo...
Night photography is one of the most challenging skills for amateur photographers to master. That’s because you need not only a solid foundation in photography, but also the correct tools. Besides a...
One second, you’re happily shooting at Gullfoss waterfall on the Golden Circle in Iceland, getting completely drenched by the spray as you huddle in the snow. Your hands are numb from the cold and y...
One of the most valuable tools in landscape photography is the Graduated Neutral Density (GND) filter. While they may seem innocuous, these essential pieces of camera equipment can help you to expre...
When starting out in wildlife photography, deciding which lens is going to be the best for you can be quite confusing, especially nowadays with all the available options on the market. Should you bu...
Ah, the beauty of brilliant blue ice caves, the elusive Northern Lights dancing overhead, majestic mountains, glorious glaciers and other amazing wonders of nature. Once you’ve developed the wanderl...
Wide angle lenses are a must-have for landscape photography in Iceland, as they give you the ability to include the foreground, middle ground, background and sky simultaneously in your photos – whic...
Iceland is well-known for being one of the most spectacular natural destinations in the world, where a multitude of diverse and intriguing photographic opportunities abound. It is also known for its...
The weather during summer in Iceland can be unpredictable and conditions can change in an instant. Although the temperature isn’t that different between winter and summer in Iceland, you can expect...
If you’ve been browsing landscape photos of Iceland, then it’s very likely that you’ll have seen some incredibly fascinating scenes, from silky waterfalls to drawn-out clouds and even mirror-like gl...
We have all been there. You want to take your pictures to the next level by trying to enter in the “magical” world of post-production, but you really don’t know from where you should start. So you b...
A polarising filter is an essential item in the camera kit of any serious landscape photographer who wants to take beautiful photos of Iceland. This useful tool changes the way that your camera sees...
If you’re reading this, then it’s too late. You’ve probably been sucked into the world of photography and it will now take over your life. In the best kind of way, that is. You've probably just purc...
Let’s be honest: one of the main problems, especially when we are just starting out in the photography world, is how to take our photo equipment around with us. As soon as you buy your first DSLR or...
What is focal length? Technically, in terms of camera lenses, it is a complex measurement that you will need to study optical engineering to fully understand. Thankfully, you won't have to go back t...
It can be overwhelming, to say the least, when you enter into the magical world of photo editing software and apps – especially if you don’t have a clue about what features you should be looking for...
Sony cameras are popular these days. More and more people switch, or are thinking of switching from their traditional DSLR to a mirrorless system, often choosing Sony. Weight, portability, technolog...
Nowadays, it can be quite overwhelming and confusing if you're in the market for a new camera, especially if you are just starting out in photography. Until a few years ago, the choices were limited...
There is a certain mystery that surrounds the use of fisheye lenses. Those who have them swear by their creative purposes, while others may view a fisheye as more of a toy lens than a tool for serio...
While one of the hallmarks of landscape photography is the use of a wide angle lens to capture the expansive grandeur of nature and to create a sense of depth, there are times when opting for a long...
If you've been looking at booking a photography trip to Iceland, then no doubt that you will want to focus what camera gear to bring. If you want to take home print and contest-worthy photographs, t...
“The times they are a-changin'", like Bob Dylan would say. That’s what is happening at the moment in the photography world. In the last decade (or even less!), we have seen the rise of “mirrorless”...
If you want to start a debate, then mention lenses. Yes, if there’s one thing that photographers both love and loathe to discuss, it is camera lenses. Which lenses we like, which we don’t and why yo...
Photography as we know it today is a product of unbridled mutation. From the very beginning, it has seemed that one breakthrough in the art and science of making pictures would lead to another break...
Landscape photography is a genre that takes on many different forms. That’s because it spans all the way from intimate and abstract images to expansive panoramas. To be a successful landscape photog...
It is a longstanding “duel” that we are all aware of and which may have begun well before some of today's photographers were even born. Nikon and Canon have always been the most important names (if...
When I was about 18 years old, I saved up $265 to buy my first camera. It was gorgeous; a sleek, silver and black beauty. I was in love. It was a 35mm film SLR and for me, a person who had – up unti...
Once you have your camera and lens, it is time to look into the DSLR accessories that will aid you most with your photography. Whether you are turning your eye towards street, portrait or landscape...
The wide angle is possibly one of the most attractive types of lenses that a photographer can buy. If properly used, the incredibly wide perspective will create a huge depth of field and consequentl...
A tripod is often considered by photographers to be an unnecessary piece of equipment. However, I'm here to tell you that it is a fundamental and even life-changing part of your toolkit that will mo...
The digital revolution has been the biggest thing to hit the world of photography. Since the advancement of  technology, digital photographers have been able to see the fruits of their labour withou...
Whilst the majority of photographers have shifted to using digital cameras these days, the truth is that film isn’t dead! Just like record turntables, film photography is making a comeback. Explore...
I believe it was Sir Arthur C. Clarke who proclaimed with his Third Law that “Any advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” Now, you might be thinking that you’ve maybe stumbled across t...
There’s no arguing that film photography has experienced somewhat of a Renaissance in the past few years. More and more photographers have been turning to non-digital means of making photographs. Th...
One of the most common dilemmas in the photography world is whether you should buy your camera equipment as new or compromise by looking for a cheaper and older version on the secondhand market. Whi...
There is something incredibly satisfying about seeing your photos printed up large and hanging on the wall. It’s a great way to show off your photography skills and memories of particular moments in...
Sunglasses. Sunshades. Whatever you happen to call them, why do you wear them? The obvious answer is to shade your eyes from the sun. But why? Concerns about UV damage notwithstanding and without be...
Have you ever thought about purchasing second hand camera gear? Used cameras and lenses can be a great investment, whether you are seeking to save some money or to plunge into the world of old and r...
The on-camera flash is a useful way to add light to your scene. These types of flashes are useful for many reasons. They keep your ISO low for event photography such as weddings, freezing movement i...
You’ve probably done it before; misplacing your camera manual or losing it isn’t a new thing for anyone. Perhaps you’ve purchased a second hand camera which didn’t come with the box, let alone the m...