Jaw-Dropping Photos of Nature Through the Eyes of an Effects Designer

Thanks to website Cuded, we found out today that photographs captured by a visual effects designer are as jaw-dropping and explosive as we had imagined. Artist David Jon Ogmundsson, who also works as a motion graphics designer, continuously has his eye on the landscape around him during his travels. Several of his incredible photos document the 2010 volcanic eruptions of Mt. Eyjafjallajökull in Iceland. It’s an unbelievable sight. The Reykjavik-based photographer has a flair for the dramatic, evident in his otherworldly compositions, striking angles, and colors. See more amazing photos of nature in our gallery. … Read More

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Gallery: Marcel Musil's Breathtaking Photographs of Icelandic Volcanoes

Czech travel photographer Marcel Musil captures insanely beautiful images of Icelandic volcanoes at rest — or even, from the look of the smoke in one of these, stirring a little bit. We caught a glimpse of his photographs over at But Does It Float, and fell in love with the wild colors, strange shapes and satisfyingly craggy cliffs. The photographs are so distant and strange that they look like landscapes from science fiction novels, and we can imagine basically anything popping out from behind one of those boulders. Click through to see a gallery of Musil’s Icelandic volcanoes, and be sure to visit his website for more international landscape photography. … Read More

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