This is without a doubt one of my favourite images from our September 2019 Iceland trip.
We visited the fabulous 1 region on a day trip from Reykjavik, leaving very early, and getting back at around midnight.
The day was quite overcast, largely with a soft, kind of boring sky.
With our guide, Kaspars Dzenis, we set out to climb one of the mountain trails, up a peak known as Blahnukur.
The rhyolite of the ranges around Landmannalaugar was magnificent, and so we focused on some more intimate landscape imagery, ignoring the sky.
We noticed two hikers approaching a trail on one of the adjoining ridges, and set up and waited for them to get further along the trail.
I love the way the hikers provide not only a sense of scale, but also a sense of mystery – I can only wonder where they are going, and where the trail leads.
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- C: Panasonic Lumix DC-G9
- L: Panasonic Lumix G Vario 45–150mm f/4.0–5.6
- E: Lightroom CC