Legend: A Stunning 12 Minute Visual and Aural Journey Through Iceland | Third Culture
Inspiration Lifestyle Travel — 03 October 2012
Legend: A Stunning 12 Minute Visual and Aural Journey Through Iceland

I don’t get to travel as much as I’d like, but this stunning video feels like the next best thing.

A joint collaboration with rock / ambient / experimental band MONO (monoishere.com), Legend takes you on an epic 12 minute visual and aural journey through Iceland’s breathtaking landscapes during the time of the midnight sun.

The film travels across Iceland, from the floating blue icebergs of Jokulsarlon’s glacial lagoon to the steaming geothermic vents of Myvatn, the colorful mountains of Landmannalaugar to the breathtaking sunsets on Snaefellnes Peninsula, and the barren volcanic landscapes of Askja to the vast fields of lupin near Husavik.

Legend was shot over a 2 week period in June 2012 when the sun barely sets below the horizon and you never see darkness. It was filmed completely in 5K resolution using Canon full frame DSLRs on motion timelapse equipment from Kessler Crane.

Mono’s score of the same name, Legend, is from their upcoming album “For my parents”. Its edgy cinematic and epic quality helps describe Iceland – a breathtakingly beautiful yet unforgivingly dangerous place.

Legend from Henry Jun Wah Lee / Evosia on Vimeo.

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