These aerial images of glaciers as they carve the land seem almost otherworldly. The ethereal images of Iceland’s frozen rivers were taken by pilot and flight instructor Jassen Todorov.
The 43-year-old, who’s also a music professor at San Francisco State University, specializes in aerial photography and has won multiple awards.
“These Icelandic rivers are fascinating when seen from above,” Todorov said. “Silt flowing in glacial melt creates spectacular patterns; they look more like abstract art than actual rivers.
“Some of the images are of Iceland’s longest river: Thjorsa. It’s a glacial river, and its source is the Hofsjökull glacier.
“The colors and patterns are created by glacial melt flowing through volcanic silt.
“As an active pilot and aerial photographer, I have experienced incredible views. … If you want to be enchanted by nature’s abstract art, then your best bet is from above.
“These pictures are taken during two separate trips to Iceland, in 2015 and 2016. I am just now releasing these images to the press.” (Caters News)
Photography by Jassen Todorov/Caters News