Over-photographed: Jökúlsárlon

Part one in our on-going series which explores how to think differently and create something unique in popular photography spots.

In a world of easy travel it’s not surprising that some highly photogenic locations feature heavily in the media, on photo workshop itineraries and photo competitions. This visibility in turn attracts more photographers to get the shot, often the same shot. In this series we look at some of these places and explore ways to photograph them differently, starting with Jökulsárlón glacier beach in Iceland.

Where is Jökulsárlón ice beach?

On the south coast of Iceland, about a day’s drive from the capital Reykjavik, just off the Ring Road that encircles the island.

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By Diana Jarvis

Diana is a writer and editor at Eye for the Light. She has a BA in History of Art and an MSc in Environment and Sustainability and has worked in travel publishing for 18 years as a photographer, book designer and writer for a wide range of publications. She’s also the Publishing and Photography Director at the British Guild of Travel Writers and undertakes travel and tourism photography commissions. You can see her work at www.dianajarvis.co.uk.