When will I be able to see the Northern Lights in Iceland?
If the weather is clear and aurora activity is forecast, then the Northern Lights (or Aurora Borealis) can be seen in Iceland from late August until the beginning of April. Generally, you will have the chance to see them during any one of our autumn or winter photo tours.
What is the best time to visit Iceland for photography?
It all depends on what you want to photograph – whether that's the Northern Lights, the Midnight Sun and everything in between! Here is some information on the best seasons to travel to Iceland and what you can photograph during those months.
How should I pack for winter in Iceland?
It can get very cold during winter in Iceland, particularly when you are standing around at night waiting for the Northern Lights. Temperatures can range from an average low of around -2 degrees Celsius (28.4 Fahrenheit) to an average high of 3 degrees Celsius (37.4 Fahrenheit). Here is some information on what to wear for winter photo tours.
What should I wear for summer in Iceland?
The weather in Iceland during summer can fluctuate from very warm to very cold. It's best to bring along thin layers which you can change at a moment's notice. Here is a guide on what to wear for a summer photo tour in Iceland.
What camera gear should I take to Iceland?
We recommend that you bring a DSLR camera, several interchangeable lenses, filters and a tripod. Check out our list of the best camera gear recommendations for photography in Iceland.