These magical pictures capturing the ethereal and otherworldly beauty of the melting of Jokulsarlon – the largest glacial lagoon in Iceland were taken by French photographer Alexandre Deschaumes who has spent three years visiting the lagoon during the melting season to record the stunning natural wonder. From June to September each year the frozen glacier begins to melt – which gives the lagoon and its ice islands a haunting life of its own. Alexandre Deschaumes was inspired by the otherworldly feeling and original beauty of this place. And he believes his quest is to reveal and show the world that this kind of atmosphere and places exists, and maybe trying to open a ‘new door’ of imagination and dreams. The lagoon on the photos are truly beautiful, fascinating balance of the surreal, desolate, but still completely elegant and mesmerizing landscape. [source]
What you see on this picture? For me, I saw a crying face on the glacier!
The picture was captured by marine photographer and environmental lecturer Michael Nolan while on an annual voyage to observe the glacier and its surrounding wildlife. A glacier expert has confirmed the ice cap carrying an image of Mother Nature ‘crying’ has been continually shrinking by as much as 160 feet every year for several decades.
I guess the striking image would seem certain to be heavily used by environmentalists protesting against climate change. (Zip my mouth for that… I am not sure about those “global warming” theory…. Actually, it is freezing cold where I live and people just wonder where is our summer.) Just want to share the amazing photos with you guys…. See, there is a haunting face on the glacier!