This image is from the Snæfellsnes Peninsula in West Iceland. I saw this view on the way from the northern side of the peninsula to the southern — after driving through a snow-covered mountain pass, this beautiful sight awaited me.
Printed at a large size, the intricate details of this photo instantly become visible. Along the road, for example, are the beautiful, neon-orange pylons that dot Iceland's landscape. Just look at the crop below:
Also, do you see the sheep?
It is possible to create a sense of grandness — of depth and scale, of sheer enormity — by leaving the centermost area of a composition empty. The weighty top half of this photo balances on the dark base at the bottom, but the open space in the center leaves room for beautiful, snaking details to catch the eye. My aim with this photo was to convey the vastness of Iceland, the most surreal place I have ever visited.
If you wish to order a print of "Windswept Valley," you have four purchasing options:
8x12, ready-to-hang foam backing
12x18, ready-to-hang foam backing
16x24, matted, framed, signed
Archival Hot-Press Rag Paper, Matte finish
To order any of these sizes, just contact me through the "Purchase" button at the bottom of this page. For the subject of your message, type "Windswept Valley." For the body of the message, copy and paste the option that you choose. If you would like a custom-made print, please describe your specific requirements in the body of the message. Payment is through PayPal or check. International shipping is billed at cost — I will pay for shipping within the continental United States.
See the example below: