Built in 1923 by a local youth club, the pool at Seljavellir was for a time the largest in Iceland. Through the middle of the century, the pool fell into disuse and was eventually restored to working order in the mid-2000s. Built into the side of a mountain underneath the volcano Eyjafjallajökull, the construction takes advantage of a naturally occurring hot spring which trickles down the mountainside into the pool, ensuring warm water year round.
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I'm a Los Angeles-based architectural and interiors photographer with a background in digital art and sculpture. I enjoy combining my mixed backgrounds and my love of design, minimalism, and surrealism in my fine art photography to create imagery that feels tangible and lifelike, yet also otherworldly.