1. For those interested where these places shot with exact gps coordinates and much more, here is an iOS application I made:

    Iceland Photo - Photography Guide


    Please watch in full screen with sound on for best experience. This film is available in 4K - click the HD button and select 4K to view in 4K. Enjoy!


    A timelapse video is a form of storytelling, without placing “borders” that words might do. It brings out the magnificence of nature, creating strong emotions to the viewer.

    Iceland is said to be the Mekas landscape for photographers. It is considered as the country of fascinating contrasts. Broadly known as "The Land of Fire and Ice", it is home to both a portion of the biggest ice sheets in Europe, and probably the most active volcanoes on the planet.

    Iceland is the place where there is light and dimness, where long summer days with almost 24-hours of daylight are counterbalanced by short winter days.
    Icelandic scenenery still remains for all intents and purposes untouched by human progress.

    Places: Vik • Reykjavik • Grotta Lighthouse • Reykjanesta • Sólheimasandur Plane Crash • Dyrholaey • Black Sand Beach • Glacier Lagoon • Vesturhorn Mountain • Godafoss Waterfall • Lake Myvatn • Kirkjufellsfoss Waterfall • Arnartapi • Malariff Lighthouse


    Media & Awards

    "Time-lapse photography at its best" - Camera Zeiss Lenses

    "a 4K timelapse masterpiece" - Sony Alpha Universe

    "Whispering Iceland adds a dimension of drama that helps make it unique. Fast camera motion mixed with rack zooms and quick cuts work together to show Iceland as equal parts beautiful and desolate, a landscape that is somehow welcoming and inhospitable at the same time" - Digital Trends

    Winner - V edition of the International Timelapse Festival - muestratimelapses-en.socumo.es/official-selection-2017

    Winner of "Best Time-Lapse" at Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards - laiffawards.com/january-2017-winner.html

    Winner - Best of the Month - Hollywood International Independent Documentary Awards - hiida.com/january-2017-winners.html

    Winner - Europe Film - European Cinematography Awards - e-ca.eu

    Winner - Award of Excellence - Timelapse Photographer & Music Score - Hollywood International Documentary Awards - hiida.com/january-2017-winners.html

    Winner - Award of Recognition - Holywood International Moving Pictures Festival - himpff.com/march-2017-winners.html

    Winner - Prize of the Press - Moving Pictures Festival - movingpicturesfestival.be/screening/mpfedition03.html

    Winner - Award of Excellence / Special Mention - Best Shorts Competition - bestshorts.net

    Winner - Best Cinematography - Global Shorts International Short Film Competition - global-shorts.net

    Winner - Award of Excellence - Global Shorts International Short Film Competition - global-shorts.net


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    Music score: zero-project.gr


    Hardware used:

    Software used:
    After Effects

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