├×ingvellir

…or, for those not fluent in Icelandic, Thingvellir. It was where the Viking clans convened annually for almost a thousand years in order to govern their island. About an hour’s drive from Reykjavik, it’s a seismically active rift valley crisscrossed with gorges and waterfalls, one of which is pictured here. Continue reading ├×ingvellir

Wherefore the Chair?

Any genre will have its cliches, and urbex photography is no exception. The trope of the Lonely Chair appears as a focal point in many shots of abandonment and ruin. Still, ideas don’t become cliche unless they have an appeal, and I put it to you that a Lonely Chair standing as eternal witness to … Continue reading Wherefore the Chair?