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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Originally from Ipswich, Massachusetts, Mike studied studio art and environmental science at the University of Vermont before moving to California and pursuing a career in photography in 2009. A self proclaimed "Aviation Enthusiast", Mike has become well known for his aviation and aerial photography. His "Airportraits" series, for which he has become well-known, each depict an entire day’s worth of aircraft movements into single images. Mike has also published a hard cover coffee table book titled "LA Airspace" and has just released his newest series of work depicting the life cycles of planes.
Mike's work has been featured in numerous publications and magazines including National Geographic, The Wall Street Journal, BBC, CNN, Fast Company, Washington Post, WIRED, European Photography Magazine, and Fortune.