Author Archives: rbertran


Iceland Day 5 — Batman Emerges

After another night of high winds rocking the Camper, we woke up for a hike up the mountain for the Hengifoss waterfall.  We found out later that the wind gusts reached up to 75 mph where […]


Iceland Day 4 – Aurora Waterfall

We woke up in Myvatn.   A place of unearthly beauty.  Where steam vents roar like a jet engine, mud pots boil and huge cinder craters are beckoning to be climbed. It felt strangely familiar […]


Iceland Day 3 – First Aurora

This morning starts with getting a tow truck ride to the Garage.  This was in a remote section of Iceland so the truck driver did not speak English but everyone was extremely helpful. They offered […]


Iceland Day 2 – ‘The Incident’

The high wind storm rocked our camper van.  I was testing out my new 1 man tent and awoke with the sound of a jet engine and a side of the tent pushing into my […]


Iceland Day 1 – First Camp

Our Iceland journey starts now.  We are traveling across Iceland for 2 weeks capturing the landscape wonders along our way. The first week traveling in an RV camper and the 2nd week in the comfort […]


Big Wheel Vermont Style

Some times you just have to go big….. Vermont is often a land of contrasts. To underline that point, how about a modern Rider cruising on a vintage Big Wheel over a coverage bridge. Pura […]


Landscape Story Telling

  Vermont has some stunning scenery to be sure but sometimes a story develops around you that makes the image even more appealing.   Capturing people in your landscape image that also tells a story adds […]


Happy 99th National Parks!

The National Park Service is celebrating its 99th birthday today. It was created by an Act of Congress and signed by President Woodrow Wilson on August 25th, 1916.   I took this image at Zion […]


Food images from a Landscaper

Landscaper Turned Food Photographer What business does a Landscape Photographer have shooting food for an upcoming new restaurant?  Nothing,  but then again,  why not? Those were my thoughts last Spring when Chef Tyler Slade was starting […]


Don’t Forget to Look Behind You for Possibilities

We have all been there.   Anticipating spectacular sunset skies when incoming clouds from the west,  shut out the magic.  When one door closes another often opens if we are just receptive to other possibilities. […]