From Iceland — Weekly #GVpics: The 10 Best Iceland Instagrams

Weekly #GVpics: The 10 Best Iceland Instagrams

Published June 4, 2015

We had a nice visit yesterday from Julia, the winner of last week’s #GVpics Instagram competition, who dropped by with her eight-year-old son Ágúst to pick up their two t-shirts. Here’s what went down:

Our #GVpics winner @juliamai popped in the collect her t-shirts, with joint-winner Ágúst. Tag your Iceland photos #GVpics to win in the next round!

A photo posted by Reykjavik Grapevine (@rvkgrapevine) on

But, you know, time waits for no man. So without further ado, we present our favourites from this week’s batch. Oh and hey, if you want to enter yourself, follow us here and then tag your Iceland-related Instagrams with #GVpics, and you could win a stupendously fashionable Grapevine t-shirt of your very own.

Here’s the shortlist:

Wow nice, some polished stones in a shop garden somewhere…

#Icelandic #stones from the shopkeeper’s #stone #garden. #Iceland #gvpics #naturalbeauty #beautiful #nature

A photo posted by I_Am_Not_A_Jedi (@i_am_not_a_jedi) on

Guido van Helten’s murals really are spectacular.

she said “Kiss me, you’re beautiful” #gvpics

A photo posted by Attila (@angsturban) on

Night time exploration. Love this torchlit snow…

Langjökull.. #KooIcelandPix #gvpics

A photo posted by Alan Cotter (@alancotter) on

But it looks like actual summer is happening in Snæfellsnes.

S n æ f e l l s n e s Еду по этому полуострову и постоянно мысль: это может быть все что угодно, но не моя родная планета. Мы с Толкиеном едины – трава по 1.5 метра, она такая плотная что я лежу на ней, а ветер дует с такой силой, что перенесёт меня сам на другую ферму. #gvpics #visiticeland #triplookers

A photo posted by Oksana Johannesson (@miss_oksana) on

#TBT: An Eyjafjallajökull eruption ash drive in 2010.

Ashy drive in south Iceland (2010) #gvpics #ash #ashes #eyjafjallajokull #volcano #eruption #iceland #headlights #lonelyroad

A photo posted by Hayley GF (@hailish) on

An atmospheric shot from Djúpavík’s spectacular abandoned herring plant.

Inside the Djupavik fish factory. #Iceland #djupavik #hoteldjupavik #gvpics

A photo posted by Michael Wichuk (@m_dub) on

Everyone’s a critic, huh?

Hipster inception #GVpics #iceland

A photo posted by Sara Maher (@sara_the_human) on


Tobias, aka @cores163, impressed us with his vivid black and white captures of Reykjavík’s street life, and his generally atmospheric shots of Iceland. So, he’ll be protecting his torso from the elements and other stuff like dust and direct sunlight, FOR FREE. We are TOO good to you guys, srsly. Congrats Tobias, and see you all next week for round four.

The countryside – Iceland

A photo posted by Tobias (@cores163) on


A photo posted by Tobias (@cores163) on


A photo posted by Tobias (@cores163) on

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