Uploaded: October 26, 2012 04:05:52


One of the charming homes in the small, picturesque, former fishing village of Arnarstapi, in the northwest of Iceland.
The Atlantic ocean was about 40 yards behind me when making this exposure.

Exif: F Number: 20, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/60 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D


Joy Rector October 26, 2012

gorgeous shot, awesome comp #1494551

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict October 26, 2012

Outstanding image and love the reflection, Chris!

Dominick #10384794

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 26, 2012

Fantastic pov and capture! #10384846

Jack Gaskin October 26, 2012

Ditto everyone else's comments
Your series on Iceland certainly make it appear a delight of a place to visit .

Jack #10384872

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-classic October 26, 2012

FAVE! #10384885

Colette M. Metcalf October 26, 2012

A really beautiful image!! #10384951

Linda D. Lester level-classic October 26, 2012

Love this.....excellent shot! #10385001

Katarina Mansson October 26, 2012

Lovely place, colors, reflection and presentation! #10385009

Bob Cournoyer level-classic October 26, 2012

Fine find! I like the center commp and reflection.. :-) #10385264

Susan Williams October 26, 2012

Outstanding work, Christopher. What a truly magnificent place to be. #10385322

JudyAnn Rector level-classic October 26, 2012

Outstanding setting, Christopher... you captured it beautifully. #10385391

Lindley Johnson level-classic October 26, 2012

Love the reflection and comp in this terrific image, Chris. #10385403

Terry A. Stoa October 26, 2012

All of the above... such a peaceful setting, seen and captured well.

Terry #10385405

Chris Budny level-deluxe October 27, 2012

Thank you all very much! #10386163

Laura E. Swan level-classic October 28, 2012

VERY charming, indeed! I can see children playing there and enjoying the little hill near the front door with their rag dolls and toy airplanes. They kept it simple maybe because of the harsh winters? Here where I live (50 miles east of the Canadian Rockies), we get terrible cold winds and people grow trees galore to protect us from it. It always makes me wonder how chilly homes like this get when and if the wind goes through those boards. I'm happy to see a chimney in the heart of it!!! :D

Great find!
-Laura :D #10387969

Dayna Cain level-classic October 28, 2012

I love the center composition. Bet we see this one again. #10388358

Chris Budny level-deluxe October 28, 2012

Thank you both!
Laura, there are VERY few trees remaining in Iceland - a serious problem, actually, regarding soil erosion. What trees remain generally are scrubby birches. The NW part of the country is much more temperate however, than the rest---the best weather of the entire trip was in this region! #10388441

Laura E. Swan level-classic October 28, 2012

Fascinating!!! #10388479

Leslie McLain level-classic November 19, 2012

Beautiful capture and reflection, Chris. #10425471

Chris Budny level-deluxe November 19, 2012

Thank you both, very much! #10425477

Nikki McDonald level-classic November 20, 2012

Beautiful rich colors and a charming home and setting - all doubled. What more could you want? Good luck with this personal favorite, Chris. #10426541

Chris Budny level-deluxe November 21, 2012

I'll take it! ;) Thanks, Nikki! #10427719

Melinda F. Schneider level-classic November 28, 2012

This one's a dandy! However did I miss it when choosing favorites? #10436198

Donna La Mattino Pagakis November 28, 2012

Excellent scenery, reflections and detail! #10436664

Chris Budny level-deluxe November 28, 2012

Thank you both! The tiny, tiny village of Arnarstapi was just beautiful! #10436670

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