arrow left arrow right
photo contest slideshow
The Maldhari girl
Her Eyes Held Galaxies
Wishing and Hoping
Nesting stork
Cloche De Brume
Girl
King penguins reflected in a stream on South Georgia Island
Blue Beauty
Mr. João
On the road.
Dawn at Many Glacier Hotel
Geothermal area near Myvatna lake, Iceland.
Photographing the landscape
Al- Fath Mosque
Coot scooting to his nest
Alligator on small island
London sky-line
The colors of Pakistan.
Afternoon of reading on vacation
Clay tile rooftops of Prague
What does make these train passengers anti-social?
A Hint at Poineer History
The Mother Nature Show
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Geothermal area near Myvatna lake, Iceland.

The landscape of organic forms in Iceland, where I was living for few months didn't cease to fascinate me. I was waiting for the sun and the touch of rough textures with spikes. The moss-lined lava fields stretch for miles. On the rocks, you can see the trails left by crustaceans. The moon can look like this rock lava fields. Somewhere in the distance, the single mountains, sprinkled with millions of small stones, and their peaks, like overlapped hats, create complicated geometric structures. The brown-yellow earth is boiling, and the air of sulfur emits a very irritating odor. The wind can blow so hard that you can not get out of the house. An all-encompassing, transcendent thought comes to man who feels this captivating landscape. In Iceland, the proximity to the universe can be felt exceptionally. A sacred temple of nature. The lonely island landscape and the power of the elements can, however, carry fear and concern.

TAGS: Iceland, Land, Mud, Soil

photographer avatar
Podkowa Lesna, Poland
Member since 2017
Photo Information
Copyright:
© Katarzyna Lukasiewicz.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: transparency
Date Taken: 08.2017
Total Views: 37
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2017, 8:43 a.m.
Camera Make: NORITSU KOKI
Camera Model: EZ Controller
Report This
SMITHSONIAN.COM COLLECTIONS