Iceland, ranking third in the World Happiness Report and housing a small population of under 350,000, is home to some of the most photogenic landscapes in the world. With an abundance of volcanoes, huge glaciers, and an unpredictable climate, the country is a highly popular destination amongst photographers who take amazing and beautiful photos.

You may have heard of the waterfalls Gullfoss and Dettifoss, or maybe Jokulsarlon, the beautiful glacial river lagoon, in the Vatnajokull National Park. These are just a few of the aforementioned photogenic subjects located within the country and, if you haven’t actually heard of them, it is highly likely that you’ve at least seen pictures of them.

Housing such beautiful landscapes, Iceland never fails to impress when in front of a camera, and there’s always a fresh collection of amazing photographs shared by exceptional photographers of these for your inspiration.

1. Goðafoss, Iceland Waterfall

Waterfall located in the Bárðardalur district of North-Central Iceland.
Photographer: William Chu – Flickr Profile
Goðafoss, Iceland Waterfall

2. Haifoss, Iceland Waterfall

Waterfall located near the volcano Hekla in the south of Iceland.
Photographer: Emy De Lema – Flickr Profile
Haifoss, Iceland Waterfall

3. Seljalandsfoss, Iceland Waterfall

Waterfall located in the South Region in Iceland.
Photographer: Brandon Kopp – Flickr Profile
Seljalandsfoss, Iceland Waterfall

4. Kirkjufell, Iceland Mountain

Mountain on the north coast of Iceland’s Snæfellsnes peninsula, near the town of Grundarfjörður.
Photographer: Kjetil Palmquist – Flickr Profile
Kirkjufell, Iceland Mountain

5. Þingvallavatn, Iceland Lake

A rift valley lake in southwestern Iceland.
Photographer: Odell_rd – Flickr Profile
Þingvallavatn, Iceland Lake

6. Jökulsárlón, Iceland Glacial Lake

A large glacial lake in southeast Iceland, on the edge of Vatnajökull National Park.
Photographer: Pand – Flickr Profile
Jökulsárlón, Iceland Glacial Lake

7. Húnaflói, Iceland Sunset (Huna Bay)

Located between Strandir and Skagaströnd in Iceland.
Photographer: Kolla Viggós – Flickr Profile
Húnaflói, Iceland Sunset

8. Skaftafellsjokull, Iceland Northern Lights

A preservation area located in Öræfi, southeast Iceland.
Photographer: Richard McManus – Flickr Profile
Skaftafellsjokull, Iceland Northern Lights

9. Black Beach, Iceland

Reynisfjara shore, near the village Vik in Myrdalur on Iceland’s South Coast.
Photographer: Steve Weston – Flickr Profile
Black Beach, Iceland

10. Jökulsárlón, Iceland Glacier Lake

A large glacial lake in southeast Iceland, on the edge of Vatnajökull National Park.
Photographer: Moyan Brenn – Flickr Profile
Jokulsarlon, Iceland Glacier Lake

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