Category Archives: Photography

Magical Waterfalls – Iceland

The Water Just Appears I had seen images from Hraunfossar and wanted to visit it, I just didn’t know where it was! On a recent Iceland visit, we hunted the location down and got to visit it on the way to Kirkjufell! Usually, when you see a waterfall you also see a river or body… Continue Reading

Crystal Ice-Jökulsárlón Iceland

Crystal Ice on the Black Sand Beach A late July rain arrived the same morning I did to the Jökulsárlón Black Sand – Ice Beach. I almost didn’t venture out in the rain. My first trip with my 11-year-old son and had to let him experience it! I’ve been to this beach many times and… Continue Reading

Discover Possibilities

Kirkjufell Reflections In my “How I made the Shot on iPhone Campaign” post, I discussed the idea of discovering something is possible. Knowing something is possible is often where the idea ends. Possibilities for financial freedom, finding a great work/life/family balance, traveling,  and achieving world peace, often seem against the odds. Knowing something is possible… Continue Reading

Being Featured in Apple’s 2016 Shot on iPhone Campaign

Being Featured in Apple’s 2016 Shot on iPhone Campaign

Possibilities and new images from Philly, NYC and Paris! Crazy as it sounds, I didn’t submit my photo to Apple for inclusion in their campaign. I took a picture on my iPhone 6S in January 2016 and posted it to my Instagram(http://www.instagram.com/dougsandquist) account and added a few hashtags. Two months later I get a mysterious… Continue Reading

Puffins!

Puffins!

Found the Puffins in the West Fjords, Iceland, finally! Having never been to the West Fjords, we decided to explore starting in Grundarfjörður, Iceland which is on Snæfellnes Peninsula and make our way to LÁTRABJARG in the West Fjords. There are two ways to get there in a car. One is driving the whole way, and the other… Continue Reading

Ice Cave- Shot on iPhone Sighting Update 7

Mega Update due to being out of the country for a few weeks! Looks like they are moving some billboards around and keeping others in place! So this update has new locations that I’ve not been aware of. From Aydamir Nehay https://www.instagram.com/01aydamir/ in Russia!  Comes this back cover of the Russian edition of National Geographic…… Continue Reading

Sun That Never Sets

Sun That Never Sets

Summer in Greenland The first night on the Donna Wood was filled with the excitement of what was to come! Earlier in the day at 10:00 am, we boarded an Air Greenland flight in Reykjavik bound for Constable Point, Greenland. Constable Point Greenland is on the east coast of Greenland near Scoresby Sound. It’s an airstrip with… Continue Reading

Update #6- Where’s the Ice Cave Shot on iPhone Photo!

Update #6- Where’s the Ice Cave Shot on iPhone Photo!

Updates from Tokyo, London, and Chongqing China! Fortunate that my Laboratory Technician(dental ceramist), has family in and around Tokyo and his brother in law was kind to head go find the Ice Cave billboard on top of the Fujita Mannendo building in downtown Tokyo, Japan! Thank you Etsuo!   London Tube I have two friends that… Continue Reading

More Shot on iPhone Ice Cave locations!

More Shot on iPhone Ice Cave locations!

Paris, NYC,Columbus, SF, Dehli, and a New Hollywood billboard It’s still exciting to see images come in from around the world, so don’t hesitate to send in a photo if you happen to see the Ice Cave #shotoniphone ad anywhere in the world! I believe they will be up for a few more weeks, but…

Puffins!

Puffins!

Found the Puffins in the West Fjords, Iceland, finally! Having never been to the West Fjords, we decided to explore starting in Grundarfjörður, Iceland which is on Snæfellnes Peninsula and make our way to LÁTRABJARG in the West Fjords. There are two ways to get there in a car. One is driving the whole way, and the other…

Sun That Never Sets

Sun That Never Sets

Summer in Greenland The first night on the Donna Wood was filled with the excitement of what was to come! Earlier in the day at 10:00 am, we boarded an Air Greenland flight in Reykjavik bound for Constable Point, Greenland. Constable Point Greenland is on the east coast of Greenland near Scoresby Sound. It’s an airstrip with…

Updated Shot on iPhone-Ice Cave Locations #4

Updated Shot on iPhone-Ice Cave Locations #4

Montreal, Hamburg, an Australian Magazine and more! This weeks update is exciting! Montreal The Montreal location was a bit challenging to find as my best guess was not correct at all, but my new friend and friend of a friend Nicole Best (https://plus.google.com/+NicoleBest) from Montreal tracked it down on a busy freeway. As she was…

Quick trip to the Pacific Northwest

Recently made a quick trip to the mountains just east of Seattle, WA. Had a few opportunities for photography that’s different for me! All prints are available for purchase: http://www.sandquistphotography.com/Misc-Landscapes/ or just click on any photo for more details. I use Smugmug.com to host my photos and handle prints etc. They are currently having a sale and offering…

Moss Covered Trees

Rarely get a chance to capture moss covered trees! Recently I spent a few days in the Pacific Northwest. Just east of Seattle, WA to be more specific. I’ve photographed in this area before, but have never been able to capture much that excited me. This trip was different. Here are three images that I…

In the Moonlight at Bryce Canyon!

Before the Moonlight the Moon Rises My last visit to Bryce Canyon was 30+ years ago as a youngster with my family. It’s been on my list for quite awhile. Our first thought was to get there and shoot the stars over Bryce Canyon. Then we actually looked at the Moon Forecast and discovered it…

Finding Rainbows in the Desert

Sometimes there are two rainbows! Thanks for stopping by! If you’d like to receive email notification when I post here, use the email sign up in the upper right side of the page. I also post the images on my Photography Site (http://www.sandquistphotography.com) where I do have prints available for purchase. The weather forecast for the…

Spring in Valley of Fire

Spring in Valley of Fire

Spring Beauty at Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada Thanks for stopping by! I’d appreciate it if you’d subscribe using the subscribe box on the right! Valley of Fire is located approximately 40 miles North and East of Las Vegas. From Las Vegas, take the I-15 N towards Salt Lake City and take exit 75 and follow…

Sand Dune Sunrise-Death Valley

Dune Glow As I mentioned in the SuperBloom Post, we took a day trip to Death valley recently. We got to the parking lot at the Sand Dunes around 5:40am and the lot was 70% full already! I found my buddy Bernie’s car(we planned to meet up at the first Mesquite Sand Dune Parking lot…

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