Road to Stykkishólmur

Uploaded: September 01, 2012 05:18:48


Shortly after fixing a surprise flat tire, we were back on the road to catch our car ferry out of Stykkishólmur to the Westfjords.
I loved how the roads in Iceland wind off and shrink into the distance, yet stay visible in the vast landscape.
9/12 Finalist - N&L

Exif: F Number: 25, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 1/60 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 250, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D


Melinda F. Schneider level-classic September 01, 2012

I want to go, too!
Lovely travel image... #1483853

Nikki McDonald level-classic September 01, 2012

Beautiful scene - the composition is like a simple but bold jigsaw made up of roughly triangular pieces. Lovely. #10303208

Dr Silly level-classic September 01, 2012

Wonderful capture, wish I could go. :O)

Joy Rector September 01, 2012

gorgeous shot #10303428

Katarina Mansson September 01, 2012

Superb light, colors, composition, light and tones! #10303664

Marijana Fajgl September 01, 2012

I have visited Iceland 6 years ago and spent 2 best weeks of my life there. Your captures from there remind me how beautiful and perfect it is. #10303986

frank w. degenhardt September 02, 2012

Absolutely beautiful. I just love the way you composed the picture with the side of the hill angled across the page. I enhoy how we see the winding road go up the hill and out of sight. Gorgeous colors and balance. A beauty my friend. #10304836

Chris Budny level-deluxe September 03, 2012

Thanks so much, everyone! I can't wait to return to Iceland... hopefully before too long! #10306541

Connie J. Bagot September 09, 2012

This is wonderful! #10315388

Chris Budny level-deluxe September 09, 2012

Thank you, Connie! #10315430

Renee Doyle September 11, 2012

Great comp, light and pov Chris!! #10317719

Chris Budny level-deluxe September 11, 2012

Thanks, Renee! #10317864

Errick L. Cameron level-deluxe October 01, 2012

totally awesome! #10349555

Chris Budny level-deluxe October 01, 2012

Thank you, Errick! #10349663

Renee Doyle October 28, 2012

Glad to see this one again Chris!!! Congratulations!! #10389010

Lindley Johnson level-classic October 29, 2012

A wonderful image of this fantastic vast landscape, Chris. Congratulations on your terrific finalist. #10390027

JO ANN CLEVELAND October 29, 2012

Congratulations on this awesome finalist

jo ann c. #10390242

Michele Peterson level-classic October 29, 2012

Wonderful!! Loving all of your Iceland photos!! Congratulations! #10391254

Merna L. Nobile October 29, 2012

Receiving an award from Better Photo is just like unwrapping a gift, the thrill is always the same! It is also exciting to be able to send my personal congratulations to each and every one of you and I look forward to seeing the gold though out the galleries. Merna #10392212

Errick L. Cameron level-deluxe October 29, 2012

You know I have liked this one from day one! Congratuations on this superb fianlist! #10392214

Nancy L. Green level-classic October 29, 2012

CONGRATULATIONS Chris on this wonderful finalist, WTG!! <>< #10392377

Ken Smith level-classic October 30, 2012

Bummer on the flat tire, but congrats on your finalist. You're able to see the lines/elements in landscape photography. Nicely done, Chris! #10394078

Linda D. Lester level-classic October 30, 2012

What a beauty!!! Congratulations on your finalist! #10394354

Chris Budny level-deluxe October 30, 2012

Thank you all very much! Hope not too many of you are in Sandy's wake today...! Borrowing electricity & wifi at Starbucks right now... #10394453

Rona L. Schwarz November 01, 2012

Still making my way through the finalists, happy to see one of my favorite Iceland images here! Marvelous composition, Congratulations! #10400319

Chris Budny level-deluxe November 02, 2012

Thanks so much, Rona! I have yet to get through them myself, following our power outages shortly after the time they came out! #10400565

Michael Kelly level-classic November 05, 2012

Love the color and clarity on this one Chris! Congratulations. #10405364

Chris Budny level-deluxe November 05, 2012

Thank you, Michael! #10405509

Aimee C. Eisaman November 05, 2012

Great composition Chris....I really enjoy that road although I could see myself getting care sick! lol Congrats on your finalist! :~) #10405776

Chris Budny level-deluxe November 06, 2012

Thanks, Aimee! The roads get even windier than this one! #10406603

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