photographer Thrainn Kolbeinsson has camped on the Reykjanes Peninsula for the past few days to document the long-awaited Icelandic eruption Fagradalsfjall volcano. consequences an estimated 50,000 earthquakes and nearly 6,000 years after its last event, the landform Wallachadalur, located about 20 miles from Reykjavík, has been transformed into a scorching scene of molten lava, ash, and explosive explosions splashing across the sky – the setting is so dramatic and dramatically threatening that the Internet has even started Compare it to Mordor.
Kolbeinsson says that after a few days of calm, “the earth suddenly opened up and the night sky turned red,” and a blazing mass of lava erupted and rushed through the charred landscape. “While it may look terrifying, it was actually a lovely experience to see the volcano’s fierce spit quickly turn into gentle rivers of glowing lava as New Earth was born. The area has changed every day, and at this rate the entire valley will fill up in about 10 to 20 days, ”he writes.
More pictures and footage from the website can be found on Kolbeinssons Behance and Instagram. You can also find a larger collection of his recordings from all over Iceland his side, and check the available printouts in his shop. (above WE AND THE COLOR)
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