Photographs capture mirror-image of icebergs slowly melting in Iceland

October 26, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

These amazing photographs perfectly capture the mirror-image of icebergs as they slowly melt into Iceland’s picturesque Jökulsárlón lagoon.

Photographs capture mirror-image icebergs slowly melt in Iceland

The awe-inspiring shots show the shrinking icebergs cast their reflection on the glass-still lagoon which is created naturally by the meltwater from Vatnajökull, Europe’s largest glacier.

Photographer Mark Humpage snapped hundreds of icebergs which float in the crystal clear water which, combined with the blue sky, gives the giant ice sculptures near-perfect symmetry.

The lagoon, situated 240 miles east of Icelandic capital Reykjavik, is regarded as one of the nation’s most impressive tourist attractions.

Photographs capture mirror-image icebergs slowly melt in Iceland

Professional photographer Mark said: ”It’s quite scary taking the trip but you get a massive adrenalin buzz.

”You get up really close to these massive icebergs which are like floating four-storey buildings.

”But despite their size they still look fragile as you can see them melting, they are a truly amazing, spectacular sight.”

The lagoon has been used regularly in popular culture – most famously featuring in the 2002 James Bond film ‘Die Another Day’.

Photographs capture mirror-image icebergs slowly melt in Iceland

Photographs capture mirror-image icebergs slowly melt in Iceland

Photographs capture mirror-image icebergs slowly melt in Iceland

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