Fimmvörðuháls

Hiking Iceland: Fimmvörðuháls

As we planned our Iceland vacation the Fimmvörðuháls trail was at the top of our “must do” list. A few weeks have passed since we made the hike, but we talked about it again today and agree that it’s one of the top 4 hikes we’ve ever done. Although fairly long (at 25 km), the elevation gain is very manageable. There’s a tremendous variety to the landscape. And when it comes to waterfalls, Fimmvörðuháls is by far the most impressive waterfall trek we’ve ever done!

Harpa-Reykjavik

Out and About in Reykjavík

Despite the restrictions imposed by our oldest son’s university work term calendar, we squeezed in a two-week summer holiday. We opted for Iceland, even though we knew going in we most likely wouldn’t see northern lights, that ice caves would be off limits and that we would probably be sleeping through golden hour each night…

Atomic-13-Photo-Tips

Photography Tips for Beakerhead’s Atomic 13 Ingenuity Challenge

Aluminum foil has several properties that make it ideal for the Beakerhead Atomic 13 Ingenuity Challenge: it can be crunched, crumpled, ripped, cut, molded, used to wrap, folded, sculpted and even worn. But it also has one property that can make it tricky to photograph: it’s reflective! Read on for tips to make the best possible photographs of aluminum foil creations.