For those that may be tuning in for the first time, I am Joe shutter: a blogger and photographer based in Iceland. 

I pass on what I learn out here through my  tailor-made photo workshops and tutorials. They can be as long or as short as my clients need them to be, and I always go the extra ten miles (or ten hours) to get the shots and get off the beaten track wherever possible.  

If you are interested in a photo workshop/tutorial in Iceland, get in touch  through my email ( ) or through my Instagram handle @joe_shutter . 

Today, I have very little to say. I swung out one cloudy but peaceful Afternoon with my friend Sahara Rós (Sahara Rose, a desert rose, nice idea don't you think?) Sahara knows this bizarre little spot out in a suburb of Reykjavik and we went there one day recently.

There is also a strange procession of large aluminium sculptures with a path that runs through, each about as strange as the last. A little more research about them certainly wouldn't hurt. It will be updating accordingly.

In the meantime, here the results of that lazy afternoon. I do hope you enjoy.

Photography by Joe Shutter and Sahara Ros

Joe Shutter


Living On The Golden Edge

The sea cliff Dyrhóleay at this time of year was truly magnificent, with the low sun setting in the perfect location for some dramatic, golden raking light across the cliffs. The sparkling glacier in the background adds to the magic.

A dramatic high five was the celebration of choice.

Photography by Joe Shutter and Rock Scissors Taper

For your enjoyment, 

Joe Shutter