Skarphéðinn Þráinsson is Icelandic born & bred. The son of a printer and a lifelong photographer, Skarpi uses his keen eye and hunter instinct to get the best shots. Skarpi has a passion for the variety of landscapes available to photographers in Iceland. With a specialty in Ice, night and aurora and a sense of light you wont go far wrong with Skarpi. Skarpi has been published worldwide in international newspapers and magazines. Skarpi is also involved with Icelandic stock photography agency “Arctic Exposure” and sells calendars, postcards and souvenirs as well as photo prints.
Skarpi is a well experienced photo tour leader and has worked with some of the top names in the Iceland photographic scene and has guided workshops for many top name photography workshops. When he is not being one of the best Aurora photographers in Iceland, Skarpi is also a proud father and likes to take his sons hunting and fishing.
Skarpi in action.
Skarpi’s main vehicle.
Hverir by Skarpi
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Summary issued 13th June 2018 Strong wind and rain warning in North and East Iceland tomorrow (Thurs). Sleet expected on mountain roads until Friday. Some routes into Landmannalaugar and Fjallabak are open.
Solar storm warning issued 14th Feb 2017According to NASA, a solar storm is on it's way to Earth after a mass ejection on the Sun's surface on Sunday Night. This could produce aurora displays if the sky is clear. The storm is expected to hit the Earth in the small hours of Thursday morning.Aurora forecast […]
Beginners welcome Many people ask if our photo tours are suitable for beginner level photographers. The answer is always “Yes, absolutely”. This article attempts to explain why beginner photographers are not only very welcome, but actually get better value from our Iceland photo tours. The main reason we are so positive about welcoming beginners on […]