10 best places for Iceland wedding shots

Seljalandsfoss Waterfall

Not only can you walk behind the waterfall, but the way the sun shines through the water creates a magical effect that’s perfect for a fairytale wedding shoot.

Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach

This beach is not only beautiful, but it’s also steeped in Icelandic folklore. Legend has it that the basalt columns were created when trolls tried to drag a ship to shore.

Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon

You can take a boat tour among the icebergs for an unforgettable experience, or even add a touch of adventure by taking your wedding photos on a kayak!

Thingvellir National Park

This park is not only home to amazing geological formations, but it’s also historically significant as the site where the world’s first parliament was established in 930 AD.

Kirkjufell Mountain

The shape of this mountain is so unique that it’s often called the “most photographed mountain in Iceland”. The surrounding landscape also provides plenty of photo opportunities, from waterfalls to lava fields.

Sólheimasandur Plane Wreck

The abandoned plane has been on the beach since 1973, and it’s become an unexpected and haunting attraction. It’s a great spot for couples who want something unique and unexpected in their wedding photos.

Skógafoss Waterfall

You can climb the stairs to the top of the waterfall for a bird’s-eye view, or even stand behind the waterfall for some epic shots with the water cascading around you.

Vatnajökull Glacier

This glacier is so large that it covers 8% of Iceland’s land area! If you’re feeling particularly adventurous, you could even take your wedding photos on the glacier itself.

Diamond Beach

The name of this beach comes from the sparkling icebergs that wash up on the shore, creating a stunning contrast with the black sand. You could even have a photo shoot at sunset when the light is just right.

Hvitárvatn Lake

This lake is surrounded by mountains and volcanic landscapes, providing a serene and picturesque location for your wedding photos. You could even take a canoe out onto the lake for some more unique shots.

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