Skarpi Þráinsson
Skarpi Þráinsson

Skarphedinn Þráinsson (Skarpi) is a mechanical engineer and nature photographer from a small village on the east coast of Iceland. He has a passion for outdoors traveling, hunting, fishing, and exploring the nature of Iceland. His exquisite photography specializes on the nature of Iceland, including volcanoes, ice caves, animals, and classic landscapes.

Skarpi’s images have appeared in numerous national and international publications, books, and calendars, including The Risk of Darkness by Susan Hill, Discover Magazine, Digital Photo Magazine, USA Today, Daily Mail, The Guardian, Daily Telegraph, Daily Express, Merde Magazine, Metro, Extrabladet, The Sun, Museum of Natural Sciences, The Independent, Hamburg Abend Blatt, Mare, Suomen Kuvalehty…and others.

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Testimonials

Randy was very attentive to individual participants with instructions in the field and reviewing the pictures. He did a great job providing maximum services at the hotels and restaurants. Skarpi was very good at getting us to the site at the right time of day and putting us in the right position to shoot.

— Frantz Vincent, Iceland Highlands Randy ’16

This was the best workshop I've joined to date! Kevin was just an outstanding leader in every respect and Skarpi adds a wealth of local knowledge that makes for an outstanding experience. To top that off they are both fun and really good people!

— Andrew Partridge, Iceland ’18

Skarpi was a great leader. He's a fine photographer, patient, has a great sense of humor, and never gets exasperated or out of sorts. With this very accomplished group of photographers, who scattered to the winds at almost every location, he never lost sight of anyone and we always felt safe.

— Steven Oboler, Iceland ’15
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Sign up for any workshop before midnight, November 28, 2023, and we’ll apply your $750 discount to your final balance payment.