Skarphéðinn Þráinsson

Sometimes it takes a native to guide you around the very best photography spots that Iceland has to offer. Luckily, Skarphéðinn Þráinsson is Icelandic to the core.

Skarpi approaches photography with natural Icelandic hunting skills, a keen eye and great artistic instincts. He has a passion for many incredible landscapes to and experience in Iceland, and specialises in getting the best shots of ice, night and the Aurora Borealis. Skarpi has enjoyed success and exposure in several worldwide publications, while also contributing to Icelandic stock photography agency “Arctic Exposure”.

When it comes to leading photography tours, Skarpi is as experienced a guide as you could wish for. For many years he’s worked with the biggest names on the Icelandic photography scene, and has run expert workshops for many top tour companies.

When not busy being one of the finest Aurora photographers in Iceland, Skarpi is a happy father who loves to go fishing and hunting with his boys.

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