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!
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.
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.
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.

Photography Techniques

There is no better time to experiment with learning new landscape photography techniques than while you’re travelling in Iceland. The scenery is magnificent and the conditions may be unpredictable,
So you’ve booked your photography tour in Iceland and you’re ready to start taking photos but you really want to harness your creativity, rather than returning home with just snapshots. To truly make
One of the most popular questions that we are often asked during our landscape photography tours in Iceland is whether it’s best to be shooting RAW versus JPEG. The answer though isn’t really all th
Are you thinking about leaving your tripod at home during your photography tour in Iceland? Although there are many advantages to using a tripod for landscape photography, sometimes it can be just t
Would you like to know the secrets of photographing sunbursts? Any keen photographer will know this magical effect as the sun peers around an object in the foreground, illuminating everything in its w
Getting the right exposure when you’re practicing landscape photography in Iceland can be difficult, particularly when you’re shooting somewhere that has a high dynamic range (HDR), such as inside a
Let’s talk about exposure. It’s a concept that can be difficult to get your head around, particularly if you’ve already been confused by the numbers and jargon associated with photography! Basically
Leading lines are one of the simplest and most powerful tools for creating high impact landscape photos. They can mean the difference between what is a mundane snapshot versus a truly engaging photo
How many times have you taken a photo of a sweeping scene, only for it to seem like it’s missing something crucial when you view it later on?Without any frame of reference, it is difficult for our b
Composition is one of the most important factors in photography and it becomes even more crucial when photographing the incredible landscapes of Iceland. To create truly stunning photos during your
One of the questions that we always get asked during our workshops at Iceland Photo Tours is what the best aperture is for landscape photography. Unfortunately, it’s not as easy as us providing an i
You may have heard other photographers suggesting that you use the lowest ISO setting possible for landscape photography. Although the lowest ISO setting will work in most situations, there are some
One of the hallmarks of landscape photography in Iceland is the use of extreme wide angle lenses. That’s because they give you a perspective that is perfect for capturing the sprawling vistas so cha
If there is one thing that will really make your photos of Iceland stand out, it is the power of an incredible foreground. In landscape photography, having an interesting foreground for the eye to f
When you’re photographing the landscape in Iceland, chances are that at some point, you’ll come across the problem of image noise. Digital camera noise is a technical issue that can annoy anyone, fr
A lot of the time, when we photograph the landscape, our aim is to capture it in such a way that it appears pristine and untouched. In fact, some photographers go to great lengths trying not to incl
You may have seen a lot of stunning photography of landscapes in Iceland but the truth of the matter is that not all of the magic occurs in-camera. Post-processing is widely misunderstood within the
Aspect ratios are an integral part of landscape photography in Iceland, though they may not initially seem very important at the time when you’re lining up your camera in front of Vestrahorn for a s
Focusing your lens is one of the most important topics in landscape photography and invariably one that comes up a lot during our photography tours and workshops in Iceland. If you don’t set the foc
So you’ve been reading a lot about landscape photography tips and you’ve picked up a thing or two, but they just seem a little basic. Often, these tips are aimed at photographers who are just starti
Travelling to a place like Iceland is usually very high on the bucket lists of landscape photographers all around the world. It’s not hard to see why, as there are spectacular scenes to be captured
As a landscape photographer, wouldn’t it be nice if you could experience hours upon hours of sunrises and sunsets in Iceland, before dipping into a bit of darkness with a touch of the Northern Light
It's known as the great horizontal and vertical picture debate. For landscape and nature photography, should you be shooting horizontally or vertically?Check out these Landscape Photography Worksh