Photographer's dream comes true as he captures an active volcano in Iceland

Volcano photography
(Image credit: Mads Peter Iverson / YouTube)

Photographing an active volcano was a dream come true for Icelandic photographer Mads Peter Iverson. In a video posted to YouTube, Mads discusses his journey to the volcano, how to compose images and of course how to photograph an active volcano safely.

Unlike the American tourist who had to be rescued by helicopter after falling into the crater of Mount Vesuvius, Iverson took into account all the safety precautions necessary to get amazing shots without putting his life at risk.

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Hannah Rooke
Staff Writer

Having studied Journalism and Public Relations at the University of the West of England Hannah developed a love for photography through a module on photojournalism. She specializes in Portrait, Fashion and lifestyle photography but has more recently branched out in the world of stylized product photography. For the last 3 years Hannah has worked at Wex Photo Video as a Senior Sales Assistant using her experience and knowledge of cameras to help people buy the equipment that is right for them. With 5 years experience working with studio lighting, Hannah has run many successful workshops teaching people how to use different lighting setups.