The Black Church of The Red Sand Beach (2016-06-14 17:52)
For the first part of the trip, I traveled toward the west part of Iceland with a photographic group led by Lance Keimig. We stopped at the Black Church near Raudisandur, or Red Sand Beach. The church is a typical Lutheran style for this region. This is probably one of the few days we had really clear skies on the whole trip, as it was overcast and cloudy most of the time. The black church is one of 3 black churches in Iceland. They are black because the exterior wood is painted with pitch, just like the hull of a boat to protect it from the harsh Icelandic elements.
Nikon D610/Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8 2s f/22 ISO 100.
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