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Einar Runar Sigurosson photographs the ice caves in Iceland’s Vatnajokull glacier

Posted in 2015 with tags , , , , on February 15, 2015 by theboldcorsicanflame

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The stunning ice caves of Iceland’s Vatnajokull glacier appear in a kaleidoscope of colours as the light and conditions change in these remarkable photographs by local guide Einar Runar Sigurosson.

About 200 British tourists annually brave the network of caves in Europe’s largest glacier mass found in the south of Iceland where Einar runs tours for keen photographers throughout the winter, the only time visitors can go inside.  

The ice takes on the form of giant teeth or huge waves trapped in suspended animation in the maze of interconnected frozen chambers and they can be a luminous blue as they enhance the sky’s reflection or near fluorescent oranges and reds when a fire is lit inside.

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