Gasadalur, Faroe Islands

Towering basalt cliffs, neighbouring mountains and the incredibly picturesque village of Gasadalur. Adam Burton shares his incredible experience on the Faroe Islands

One of the biggest challenges I faced when photographing the landscapes of the Faroe Islands was finding locations to photograph from sea level. Although you are never far from the coast in the Faroe Islands, beaches are relatively uncommon. Instead there are cliffs, and not just any cliffs. The sea cliffs of the Faroes are among the highest in the world; towering basalt monsters that rise vertically for hundreds of metres straight out of the…

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Adam Burton

Adam Burton is one of the UKs leading landscape photographers and author of five books. Since 2008 he has been working as a full time professional landscape photographer, regularly supplying imagery and undertaking commissions for a wide range of clients.

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