Ultimate Iceland™ Photo chosen in NANPA Showcase Competition

Greg Duncan’s Iceland Ice Cave image also picked for the cover of 2014 Expressions Magazine

Iceland Ice Cave by Greg Duncan
Photo Equipment/Specs: Canon 5D Mark II mounted on a Gitzo carbon fiber tripod; Really Right Stuff BH-44 ballhead and cable release; 16-35mm L series lens at 16mm, ISO 100, f/18 at 3 sec

Each year the North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA) holds a contest among their members to choose and showcase the top 250 photographs for their website (www.nanpa.org) and in their annual Expressions photography publication. The 2014 competition drew nearly 2,400 images with the winners selected by a jury panel of industry professionals.

expressions_cov_sThis year Greg Duncan, associated with the very popular Ultimate Iceland™ Photography Workshops, had his photo recognized as one of NANPA’s top ten best of 2014 and was also chosen to grace the cover of their high-quality print magazine. His image, made from inside an ice cave under the Fallsjökull glacier on the flanks of Mt. Öræfajökull volcano in Iceland, shows mountain guide, Einar Rúnar Sigurðsson, in the entrance scouting for dangerous ice formations.

Greg frequently travels to Iceland with professional photographer Jack Graham (www.jackgrahamphoto.com), where he assists with Jack’s Ultimate Iceland™ photography workshops in and around the southern Iceland coast. Greg originally attended one of the Jack’s photography workshops in the Eastern Sierra, then another … and another. For over 10 years, Greg has been Jack’s right hand man, a valued photography partner and workshop assistant.

Greg-DuncanGreg’s passion for photography started at a young age and has now, he admits, “grown to an obsession.” Even when at home and busy with his commercial landscape business in Southern California he says, “I’m always chasing the light.”

See more of Greg’s photos at www.ultimateiceland.com and www.grdphotos.com.

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