Icy places on our planet have always had fairytale-like qualities. Iceland for an example is a beautiful place for such qualities.
Drew Doggett, a photographer and movie maker based in New York City, went to Iceland for his photo series called “In the Realm of Legends”.
In the series, Drew highlighted the relationship between Iceland and its unique fairytale-like horses.
When Drew took images and videos for the series, it was his first time to travel in Iceland.
During an interview with Bored Panda, Drew said, “Throughout all of my work, I find that I am consistently drawn towards places on Earth that are near-impossible,”
Drew added, “Iceland is a surreal place, and the horses are the perfect companions to this unusual yet breathtaking land; the combination of the two is truly unforgettable.”
He explained why he chose Iceland for the photo series.
Drew said, “In many ways I was drawn to Iceland (and my photography career) because of my interest in adventure – one I’ve had since I was a child. Jules Verne’s Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea was one of the many books I read and re-read knowing that I wanted adventure in my own life one day.”
Drew said the series took months in planning and had to shoot for over 2 weeks.
Iceland is really cold, so it is certain that Drew faced a number of weather problems during the shooting of his photo series.
During the interview, he said, “Other than the innate challenges of documenting animals, the unpredictability of Iceland’s weather was the most challenging aspect of creating this series… I had to make the best of every single opportunity in front of me, because it wouldn’t be long before the rain fell or the wind picked up to the point of us needing to find shelter.”
Here are 13 HD “Fairytale-Like Horse Pictures” Drew took during his stay in Iceland: