Mount Kirkjufell and its reflection at sunrise in iceland
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Location: Iceland, 2016.


About Kirkjufell:

This is probably the most photographed landmark in Iceland.

When I arrived at Grundarfjörður, which is a small town next to Kirkjufell, the weather was pouring, cold, and miserable. I was in despair but not surprised as the forecast had predicted poor weather all week. Nevertheless, I got up before sunrise the next morning. The rain had stopped, I thought I could see a patch of clear sky between the clouds. Feeling slightly encouraged, I drove out to Kirkjufellsfoss to try my luck.

The sky gradually brightened up as I was driving. I could see light peeking through the mountains in the distance. The clouds were clearing and I knew at that moment the odds were in my favour.

I walked around the waterfall and found this spot away from the crowd where there was a lake mirroring Kirkjufell perfectly. From there, I watched as the sunrise unfolded fully. It was the most stunning sunrise I have ever seen in my life.

I felt lucky. It was the perfect view to wake up to every morning. 


Prize Sizes: Sizing Guide Page

Small / Artist Print 12” x 8” (+0.5” border) 150
Medium / Studio Print
24" x 16” (+0.5” border) 150
Large / Gallery Print
36” x 24” (+0.5” border) 25
Extra Large / Gallery Print 60” x 40” (no border) 15


About Yaopey:

Born in Malaysia, I was bitten by the travel bug at a young age. My interest in exploring off the beaten tracks has led me to places such as Tibet, Iran, and Pakistan. While it’s nice to see new places, I have enjoyed the cultural experience of traveling more. I would bring home a piece of local culture from every place I visit, mainly in the form of wall art. 

Maybe you have been to places I have photographed, or seen them elsewhere. I hope, through my work, I can bring a piece of memory or add an artistic touch to your living space.

The Print:

Printed on Hahnemühle Photo Rag, a fine art paper with a subtle texture that gives a luxurious feel in your hand. The museum-quality print is fade-resistant with colors that will last for 100+ years. Each print is accompanied by a certificate with hologram, signature, and edition series.