Icelandic Midnight Sun

Monday, February 13, 2012

I've always adored Iceland but after spotting those photos and watching the incredible video below, my heart is set on this spot! This gem of a short time lapse film was shot by Michael Lévy in June 2011, during the breathtaking phenomenon called Icelandic Midnight Sun which occurs in the summer months north of the Arctic Circle where the sun never fully sets and remains visible 24 hours a day. I had no idea about this, did you? Also, during the Arctic summer the sun sets at midnight and rises at 3 am but it never gets dark enough for the stars to fully come out.

For 17 days, Michael travelled solo shooting tons of images while falling totally and utterly in love with this place. Swoon! Aren't those photographs breathtaking? The colours totally blew me away. xo

P.S: Here is the video. Hope it makes your morning dreamy:)

(video by SCIENTIFANTASTIC via Double Takes & photos by Joe Capra)

13 comments:

Anonymous said...

How interesting and I did not know about that. Some of those images look straight out of a fairytale. Happy Monday. Love, Amy

Diana Mieczan said...

So true, Amy:) Happy Monday to you too.

Ana Degenaar said...

Beyond magical, darling!

Sandy a la Mode said...

amazing photos!!

Anonymous said...

I just watched this video and I want to go to Iceland right now. I didnt know that its that beautiful. Cheers, Grace.

E. Charlotte said...

Those are remarkable pictures!!

Diana Mieczan said...

Oh me too, Grace. I totally want to go there this summer:)

Christianna said...

This is amazing! Those colors are so bright and wonderful!

Annie said...

these are breathtaking Diana!!! xo

Amber said...

my goodness those photos dont even look real they are so beautiful.

Patricia Villamil said...

I've always felt a pull towards the Artic Circle and its atmospheric phenomena, there's something celestial and ethereal about it. I've love to visit the area one day.

Punctuation Mark said...

These images are simply stunning... i'm mesmerized by those colors!

Diana Mieczan said...

I totally agree, Patricia!

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