photo of the week
Photo of the week October 16-22, 2014
Congratulations to Örvar Atli Þorgeirsson for this masterpiece.
A Great adventurer and a landscape photographer Örvar Atli Þorgeirsson, hailing from Iceland his pictures are serene and grand representation of the raw beauty of Iceland. The Mountains and the wilderness within them have been translated well through Orvar's lenses.
Northern lights, the never ending midsummer sunset of arctic and more wildness from there makes this portfolio much sensational. Winner of numerous prestigious awards and a wonderful vision for mother nature makes Orvar special.
As a mountain adventurer since his teenage years, Örvar, On his many trips to the Icelandic mountains and wilderness, became obsessed with capturing the raw beauty of the places he visited. Over the years he has captured Iceland’s most wild places on his camera from the colorful and never ending midsummer arctic sunset to the inspiring displays of northern lights in winter.
International Conservation Photography Awards 2012 highly commended landscape.
National Geographic Traveller Photograph of the year 2008, Merrid Award.
Astro Photographer of the Year 2011 – Highly commended for the Category Earth and Space.
European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2011 – Highly commended in Natures Studio category.
Profile in Dutch Digi Magazine 2009.
Profile in Italian Alp Magazine 2010.
His photographs of the Eyjafjallajökull eruption where displayed in newspapers like the Daily Telegraph, The Sun, Daily Mail, Daily Express, Independent, Scotish Daily Record and other plus website publication in Fox News and the New York Times.