Frostastaðavatn (Icelandic for lake of the frosty place) is a lake in Iceland. It is situated in the Highlands of Iceland, not far from the famous mountains of Landmannalaugar and the volcano Hekla.Evidence of volcanism shows around this lake; for example, green and blue water is often found around volcanoes.Two highland roads run along its shore, Fjallabaksleið nyrðri (F 208) and Landmannaleið (F 225).
Landmannalaugar is a place in the Fjallabak Nature Reserve in the highland of Iceland. It is at the edge of Laugahraun lava field that was formed in an eruption around the year 1477.It is known for its natural geothermal hot springs and surrounding landscape.
Landmannalaugar is the northern end of the Laugarvegur hiking trail and a popular destination for tourists traveling in Iceland. The Iceland Touring Association operates a mountain hut with sleeping bag accommodation for 75 people and a public toilet with showers.During the tourist high season there is also a small shop there that sells coffee and basic groceries, a horse tour agency and ICE-SAR highland patrol in Fjallabak operates from there. Several bus companies have regular trips to and from there during the tourist season.
For many people, the Austrian photographer Wolfgang Fuchs, is known as „the painter with the camera“ or „the master of lights“.
For more than 20 years, Wolfgang Fuchs has been dedicating his life to professional travel photography- unbelievably successfully. His pictures do not stand for random moments in life but rather for true stories in life. They show the audiance a breathtaking play of colours of landscapes in their full brilliance and warmth. Surprising, quaint and fascitinating. Even well-known and familiar places appear in a totally new, breathtaking light.
Together with his wife Roswitha, who speaks numerous foreign languages and who is responsible for oranisational matters- and their little daugther Jasmin, they travelled to more than 130 countries and islands all over the world.
His photographic equipment only comprises Canon’s best quality products such as Canon EOS 1 Ds Mark III, Canon EOS Ds Mark II, and Canon EOS 1 D Mark III.
Leading picture agencies, such as „Bilderberg“or „ Huber Images“ sell his pictures worldwide. His pictures can be found in numerous books, calenders, and famous magazines. Additionally, popular travel agencies, airlines, and leading mobile home companies are amongst his clients.
Another important part in his life is the production und presentation of high-class multimedia shows. The average preperation time for one single show (the portray of a country)is between 2 and 3 years. His country portraits ususally comprise all seasons, its fascinating culture, aerial photographs, extraordinary people and personal experiences and adventures. Additionally, local musicans of the specific country accompany the tour and inspire the audience.
In order to meet the highest expectations and to guarantee the best picture presentation, only best technology is used ( e.g. Leica Pradovit beamer with full HD, Wings Platinum Pro 3…) .
Wolfgang Fuchs is also a supporter of Greenpeace, and WWF. His is an active member of the National Geographic Society and the National Resources Defence Counsil, with its most prominent member Robert Redford. During all his shows, he not only supports numerous environmental projects, but also numerous projects to safe and support endangered animals .