Photo showing Godafoss waterfall in Iceland during sunset, shot by landscape photographer José Ramos

The Wonders of Awe

If a man forgets what beauty looks like, will an image ever be able bring him back? I usually do not include human figures in my images, as my main quest lies in searching for the beauty of an untouched …

Landscape photo showing the massive Háifoss waterfall in Iceland, shot by landscape photographer José Ramos

Standing Among Giants

Once again the unique and unforgettable experience of feeling infinitely small and engulfed by a landscape which is bigger than rational comprehension. Háifoss is the second tallest waterfall in Iceland, being 122 meters high. It´s located in the south of …

Secret Canyon photo made in Iceland, shot by landscape photographer José Ramos

Power and Fragility

Some of the most incredible places on earth are also paradoxically the most fragile. When I saw the first photos of this place I was obsessed with witnessing it in person, as it looked like the ultimate landscape design project …

Long exposure night photography showing the Northern Lights over Godafoss, in Iceland, shot by landscape photographer José Ramos

Channeling the Gods

The almighty Northern Lights above the Godafoss waterfall, shot during the September 2015 Iceland trip. Drizzle rain and waterfall spray kept pouring during the whole shooting session, and after three hours I had to return to the car as I …

Long exposure landscape photography depicting the West side of Dettifoss waterfall, in Iceland, during sunrise, shot by landscape photographer José Ramos from Portugal

Death Falls

Death Falls Massive amounts of extremely turbulent waters suddenly meet the endless abyss of Detifoss, with liquid chaos ensuing right after the fall. The Universe seems to have its strange ways of always creating order out of chaos, and witnessing …

Long exposure landscape photography in Kirkjufell mountain, also depicting Kirkjufelfoss, in Iceland, shot by landscape photographer José Ramos from Portugal

Synchronicity II

“Synchronicity II” | Kirkjufell, Iceland When all elements combine on a single landscape, photons start creating music, and visual dreams suddenly become real. My second published Kirkjufell sunset shot. After sleeping inside the rental car in Keflavik (the plane arrived …

Long exposure waterscape photography in Seljalandfoss waterfall, located in Iceland, shot by landscape photographer José Ramos

A Thunderous Silence

“A Thunderous Silence” | Seljalandfoss, Iceland Doing a longer exposure image right behind the Seljalandfoss impact zone is an almost mystical experience. Witnessing the thunderous sound of water crushing the earth, as it is converted into an ethereal landscape, reminds …

Long exposure waterscape photography in Seljalandfoss waterfall, located in Iceland, shot by landscape photographer José Ramos

Perpetual Motion

“Perpetual Motion” | Seljalandfoss, Iceland The gorgeous Seljalandfoss waterfall in Iceland. Another difficult photographic challenge. This is a single long exposure, with a 3 stop ND Grad soft filter. I had to rotate the filter 45 degrees to the left, …

Long exposure waterscape photography in Skogafoss waterfall, located in Iceland, shot by landscape photographer José Ramos

Sublimation

With the unique ability of being at the same time one of the most powerful waterfalls in Iceland, as well as certainly the most elegant, Skogafoss is one of the best examples of natural sublimation, where the thunderous water is …

Long exposure waterscape photography in Godafoss waterfall, located in Iceland, shot by landscape photographer José Ramos

The Falling Gods

“The Falling Gods” | Godafoss, Iceland This is the almighty waterfall where the Pagan Gods were discarded and abandoned, yet forever remembered as one of the foundations of the Icelandic collective unconscious. This photo was made on the third day …