Skarphedinn Thrainsson (Skarpi)

Skarphedinn Thrainsson (Skarpi) is a pro-Landscape Photographer native to Iceland, a licenced tour operator and owner of Arctic Exposure. Born 1972 in Egilsstadir, East Iceland. Living his passion for outdoors travelling, photographing, fishing and exploring the nature of Iceland since childhood. He’s specialising his exquisite photography work on the Arctic and subarctic nature including volcanoes, ice caves, wildlife, auroras and classic landscapes. Skarpis’ images have appeared in numerous national and international publications, books, and calendars, including National Geographic, Discover Magazine and Digital Photo Magazine, to name a few.

Skarphedinn Thrainsson (Skarpi) holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering along with his photography skills and currently lives in Reykjavik with his wife and 3 kids.

Feel free to send your request or call to book a photography tour, or purchase images or other requests. Skarphedinn Thrainsson (Skarpi) can be contacted by mail at or by phone at +354 6174550.

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