The funny thing is as I was scurrying about this site at about midnight here in Iceland the other night, I didn’t really notice the details. When I processed it, however, I couldn’t help but realize the name and more importantly the date on the stone. At the moment I was capturing this, my only real focus was to get a good composition, level the tripod, rip out a few exposures, and then scurry for the rental car to get out of the cold…. and man, was it cold! It was only until late last evening when I was processing this while listening to some deep music on my headphones….zoning out like I like to do….that I really noticed how young this man was. Someone who I have obviously never met. Someone who most likely meant a lot to a few people was now the subject of my image. It was kinda strange I must say.
More to come!
BTW, even with what has been some severely disappointing lighting conditions, I am filling these memory cards at a rapid pace. I hope to do a wrap up on todays adventures soon. Stay tuned 🙂