The magic of remote Strandir captured by local students
Young photographers at Finnbogastaðir school in the Strandir region. Their photographs can be seen below.
There are only six pupils in Finnbogastaðir school in the Strandir area of the West Fjords, aged 6 to 14. When film maker and photographer Yrsa Roca Fannberg offered the pupils a course in photography they all eagerly joined,as recreation during a long, tough winter is not abundant.
"I loved seeing their faces when they developed their photos," says Fannberg who taught them both to take photographs and to develop them on paper.
Here are some of the results of the photography course which both capture the talents of the young photographers, and glimpses of winter life in rural Iceland.