Iceland: Born Of Lava Chiseled By Ice

April 14, 2021|
Iceland: Born Of Lava Chiseled By Ice by Arnold Zageris
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Iceland has an alien quality that defies expectations. Its interior is lifeless and bare with volcanic formations that are reminiscent of what the earth must have looked like in Archean times. Hot geysers, deep mountainous fjords, and glaciers that carve their way into the lowlands are just some of the features that are compressed into this small island nation. It is just such compelling and unfamiliar landscape that makes visiting here an ultimate trip.
My focus was not on the iconic hotspots that made Iceland famous but the less visited and undiscovered features that had their own intrinsic values in texture, form and colour. With each of my five visits I discovered much more by limiting myself to explore and familiarize myself with a small select unknown area becoming more an opportunistic photographer depending mostly on luck to find something that merited my attention. Whether I was climbing for days in the highlands of the interior, skirting calving glaciers, crossing a moonlike landscape or wandering a weatherbeaten shore, Iceland is a photographer's paradise.

Arnold Zageris - photographer - was born in Germany in 1948 to a Latvian father and German mother. At the age of two and a half years, the Zageris family immigrated to Canada and settled in the remote northern mining town of Rouyn—Noranda, Quebec. Here he was exposed to the vast Canadian frontier, and as young man fully took adva...
Title:Iceland: Born Of Lava Chiseled By Ice
Product dimensions:332 pages, 10.75 X 11.25 X 1.2 in
Shipping dimensions:332 pages, 10.75 X 11.25 X 1.2 in
Published:April 14, 2021
Publisher:Fitzhenry & Whiteside
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781554554775

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