Hengifoss (Hanging Falls) is a spectacular 120m waterfall set in a magnificent gorge. The red stripes in the basalt and sandstone rock are fossil layers. It is located in Fljótsdalur in Eastern Iceland. November 2011.

Vertical panorama, 4 sets of 3 landscape exposures from a Canon 5d Mark II on tripod, EF16-35 2.8 L II and Lee filters. Processed with Raw, Photomatix and Photoshop. (634 views as of May 22 2012)
Featured in European Every Day Life, Lakes and Inland Waterways, Photomatix HDR, Stunning Scapes, All About Water, All Water in Motion and Reflections in Water, HDRI No Holds Barred, 5D Mark II, Volcanoes, Earths Geology & Atmosphere, DeeZ 5c’s Awards.

1/4s +/-2, f18, iso100, 35mm.


  • Yhun Suarez
    Yhun Suarezabout 3 years ago

    great stuff Roddy!

  • Thank you very much Yhun!

    – Roddy Atkinson

  • Darlene Lankford Honeycutt
    Darlene Lankfo...about 3 years ago


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  • Thank you very much Deez, image now added and sorry for the delay!

    – Roddy Atkinson

  • tunna
    tunnaabout 3 years ago

    Fantastic work Roddy

  • Many thanks!

    – Roddy Atkinson

  • dvande1
    dvande1about 3 years ago

    Well done indeed!

  • Thank you kindly!

    – Roddy Atkinson

  • Rémi Bridot
    Rémi Bridotabout 3 years ago

    Superbe !!!

  • Thank you!

    – Roddy Atkinson

  • Mieke Boynton
    Mieke Boyntonabout 3 years ago


  • Thank you so much!

    – Roddy Atkinson

  • GerryMac
    GerryMacabout 3 years ago

    Fantastic capture!

  • Many thanks Gerry!

    – Roddy Atkinson

  • Eden R. Knizacky
    Eden R. Knizackyabout 3 years ago

    This is awesome! Amazing capture Roddy!

  • Thank you very much Eden!

    – Roddy Atkinson

  • Maggie Hegarty
    Maggie Hegartyabout 3 years ago

    Featured 13th January 2012
    Stunning work Rory.

  • Thank you so much for the feature Maggie!

    – Roddy Atkinson

  • Luis Ferreiro
    Luis Ferreiroabout 3 years ago

    Beautiful image and processing…

  • Thank you very much Luis!

    – Roddy Atkinson

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