Iceland also called the land of fire and ice is full of wonderful and surprising sceneries and landscapes including mountains, volcanoes, black sand beaches, ice caves, and glaciers. The diversity of land features in Iceland attracts a lot of photographers, tourists, and travelers to this small island.

People visiting there has a lot of places to visit in Iceland and many things to do in Iceland including a visit to the blue lagoon, to see northern lights, hiking glaciers, visit ice caves and glacier lagoons, etc.

Your tour can become even memorable if you photograph all the nice and attractive places in Iceland you visit on your tour to Iceland. Some of the photography places in Iceland are given below:


Vik is situated in the south of Iceland and is the perfect place for photographers to stop and capture its beauty in photos. Due to its great shoreline having a collection of sea stacks called Reynisdrangar and attractive church on its north, Vik is a wonderful place for photography. You will come across a lot of lupins grown in the surroundings of church and other parts of the Vik in summer months.

Skogafoss Waterfall

Seljalandsfoss waterfallSkogafoss Waterfall is one of the well-known destination for tourists and also the photography location for travelers. It is easy to access as it is just 2 to 3 hours drive from Reykjavik on the south coast of Iceland. The time to reach there depends on the speed of your car and the frequency of stops you make during whole your journey. You can photograph the Skogafoss Waterfall at different angles.

Seljalandsfoss waterfall is located in the southeast of Reykjavik i.e. 120 km away. Its closeness to Reykjavik means that it gets much attention. Despite its fame, it still remains quiet and calm at the time of sunset and you know it is the best time to photograph a scene.

Around the waterfall, there are too many diverse points from where you can capture photos. Before going to the waterfall make sure that you are wearing a waterproof jacket and trousers to avoid water splash over you. Don’t forget to protect your camera from water as the mist from the waterfall relentless.

Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon

The Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon is a highly attractive spot for the tourists and its beauty can be seen at all times of the day and captured from each and every direction by photographers. There are chances that you come across a scene that seals are swimming in the water of Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon.

So keep your eyes open and enjoy the scene and obviously capture in your photos. The nature of this Glacier lagoon is always changing and it lets you capture unique each and every shot as the icebergs continue to come and go and always in a process of change.

Vesturhorn Mountain

Vesturhorn Mountain is awesome natural scenery situated around 7 miles away from Hofn town. If you are searching for an incredible and unique place for photography, there is nothing better than visiting Vesturhorn Mountain during the winter.

You will see the wonderful mountains covered in snow along the unique black sand beach below. There will be bunches of grass growing on the black beach on the shore that will add more beauty to the scene.

You will have many beautiful places to visit in Iceland and a lot of your favorite things to do in Iceland but photography will be another outstanding adventure for you and these photos will make your memories strong. The exclusive and varied landscape is really one of the best parts of Iceland photography.