Dettifoss is a waterfall in Vatnajökull National Park in Northeast Iceland, and is reputed to be the most powerful waterfall in Europe. Nov. 2011.

Panoramic stitch, 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.
2s +/-2, f18, iso100, 21mm.


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  • Maxwell Campbell
    Maxwell Campbellabout 2 years ago

    Sensational Roddy

  • Thank you very much Maxwell!

    – Roddy Atkinson

  • Evelina Kremsdorf
    Evelina Kremsdorfabout 2 years ago

    I’m going back there in May :) I already have arrangements. Wanna come? :)

  • Oooooh very tempting, let me get back to you on that!

    – Roddy Atkinson

  • Stuart Chapman
    Stuart Chapmanabout 2 years ago

    Moody, agnificent and a real masteriece Roddy. Love the gritty sky with clash of colour and the water movement through the moody scene is superb.

  • Thanks very much for the kind words Stuart!

    – Roddy Atkinson

  • Evelina Kremsdorf
    Evelina Kremsdorfabout 2 years ago

  • Thank you very much Evel Ina! :o)

    – Roddy Atkinson

  • Russ Styles
    Russ Stylesabout 2 years ago


  • Thanks Russ!

    – Roddy Atkinson

  • Kip Nunn
    Kip Nunnabout 2 years ago

    whites have great tonal range. gee gloomy ..Thanks:-)

  • lol your right, had to race to this place on very bumpy roads to make it before the sun went completely!

    – Roddy Atkinson

  • berndt2
    berndt2about 2 years ago

    excellent shot – beautifully taken!

  • Many thanks!

    – Roddy Atkinson

  • Arfan Habib
    Arfan Habibabout 2 years ago

    What a ripper shot Roddy! Well done mate.

  • Thank you very much mate, appreciated!

    – Roddy Atkinson

  • loiteke
    loitekeabout 2 years ago

  • Very much appreciated, thank you Meeli!

    – Roddy Atkinson

  • Giles Clare
    Giles Clareabout 2 years ago

    Fantastic shot, Roddy!

  • Thanks very much Giles!

    – Roddy Atkinson

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