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A spectacular aerial photo of Iceland made by the German photographer Ben Simon Rehn. It is part of his series of images of glaciers, glacier currents and nature

Glacial rivers, rugged mountains and volcanoes: spectacular images show the stunningly beautiful landscapes of Iceland and Greenland from a bird's eye view

  • Photographer Ben Simon Rehn hovered above the landscape in an airplane to capture his stunning images
  • His fascinating photographs show the spectacular patterns made by melting ice and winding glacier rivers
  • Ben said: & # 39; Iceland and Greenland from the ground are pretty cool, but from the air they are different worlds & # 39;
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These spectacular images show the stunningly beautiful landscapes of Iceland and Greenland from a bird's eye view.

The breathtaking photos were taken by photographer Ben Simon Rehn, who was floating above the two countries in a small aircraft.

Some images show the spectacular patterns made by melting ice and winding rivers. Others show lush green hills, rugged mountains and volcanoes.

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A spectacular aerial photo of Iceland made by the German photographer Ben Simon Rehn. It is part of his series of images of glaciers, glacier currents and nature

A spectacular aerial photo of Iceland made by the German photographer Ben Simon Rehn. It is part of his series of images of glaciers, glacier currents and nature

To take his aerial photos, Simon hovered above the landscape in Iceland (photo) and Greenland in a small plane

To take his aerial photos, Simon hovered above the landscape in Iceland (photo) and Greenland in a small plane

To take his aerial photos, Simon hovered above the landscape in Iceland (photo) and Greenland in a small plane

A single building is shot in the snow. The German photographer Simon caught while flying over Greenland

A single building is shot in the snow. The German photographer Simon caught while flying over Greenland

A single building is shot in the snow. The German photographer Simon caught while flying over Greenland

Ben explained: & # 39; Iceland and Greenland from the ground are pretty cool, but from the air they are different worlds. & # 39; Pictured is Greenland

Ben explained: & # 39; Iceland and Greenland from the ground are pretty cool, but from the air they are different worlds. & # 39; Pictured is Greenland

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Ben explained: & # 39; Iceland and Greenland from the ground are pretty cool, but from the air they are different worlds. & # 39; Pictured is Greenland

Iceland mountainous landscape

Iceland mountainous landscape

Photographer Ben made this shot while flying over Iceland

Photographer Ben made this shot while flying over Iceland

Ben & # 39; s images show both rugged mountains and volcanoes. Pictured left and right is the mountainous landscape in Iceland

Ben said he finds places to shoot by flying above your head and letting the pilot know so they can run around again. Pictured is Greenland

Ben said he finds places to shoot by flying above your head and letting the pilot know so they can run around again. Pictured is Greenland

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Ben said he finds places to shoot by flying above your head and letting the pilot know so they can run around again. Pictured is Greenland

Ben is a German freelance photographer from Bremen who currently lives and works in Iceland. Shown is a recording of Greenland

Ben is a German freelance photographer from Bremen who currently lives and works in Iceland. Shown is a recording of Greenland

Ben is a German freelance photographer from Bremen who currently lives and works in Iceland. Shown is a recording of Greenland

Many locations are so little known and unknown that it takes most viewers a few seconds to find out what they are looking at.

Ben, 32, said: I happened to start taking such photos.

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& # 39; I flew with a friend and saw a glacier and just loved it.

& # 39; The circumstances that day were brilliant and I could see things so clearly that the colors were great. & # 39;

In addition to snowy scenes, Ben has also taken photos of lush green hills in Iceland

In addition to snowy scenes, Ben has also taken photos of lush green hills in Iceland

In addition to snowy scenes, Ben has also taken photos of lush green hills in Iceland

Ben happened to take photos like this from Iceland. He said: & # 39; I flew with a friend and saw a glacier and thought it was absolutely beautiful & # 39;

Ben happened to take photos like this from Iceland. He said: & # 39; I flew with a friend and saw a glacier and thought it was absolutely beautiful & # 39;

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Ben happened to take photos like this from Iceland. He said: & # 39; I flew with a friend and saw a glacier and thought it was absolutely beautiful & # 39;

A small plane flies over the enchanting landscape of Iceland

A small plane flies over the enchanting landscape of Iceland

Ben took this shot while flying over Iceland

Ben took this shot while flying over Iceland

Ben says he will take a maximum of 5,000 photos during a four-hour flight over Iceland and Greenland

Ben said: & # 39; What I like best are the patterns that the glaciers make when they flow into the ocean & # 39;

Ben said: & # 39; What I like best are the patterns that the glaciers make when they flow into the ocean & # 39;

Ben said: & # 39; What I like best are the patterns that the glaciers make when they flow into the ocean & # 39;

Many locations on Ben & # 39; s photos & so few are known and unknown that it takes most viewers a few seconds to figure out what they are looking at

Many locations on Ben & # 39; s photos & so few are known and unknown that it takes most viewers a few seconds to figure out what they are looking at

Many locations on Ben & # 39; s photos & so few are known and unknown that it takes most viewers a few seconds to figure out what they are looking at

Many of Ben & # 39; s images show the spectacular patterns created by melting ice and winding glacier rivers

Many of Ben & # 39; s images show the spectacular patterns created by melting ice and winding glacier rivers

Many of Ben & # 39; s images show the spectacular patterns created by melting ice and winding glacier rivers

A shot caught in Iceland
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A shot caught in Iceland

This photo was taken in Iceland

This photo was taken in Iceland

Mother Nature in all her glory: more photos of the beautiful Icelandic landscape taken by Ben

Ben said he finds places to shoot by flying above your head and letting the pilot know so they can run around again.

He revealed that he will take a maximum of 5,000 photos in a four-hour flight.

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Ben explained: & # 39; Iceland and Greenland from the ground are pretty cool, but from the air they are different worlds.

& # 39; What I like most is the patterns that glaciers make when they flow into the ocean. & # 39;

Ben is a German freelance photographer from Bremen who currently lives and works in Iceland.

Ben captured this incredible image as he hovered over the coast of Greenland

Ben captured this incredible image as he hovered over the coast of Greenland

Ben captured this incredible image as he hovered over the coast of Greenland

Ben has compiled an artistic photo series of glaciers, mountains and volcanoes in Greenland and Iceland
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Ben has compiled an artistic photo series of glaciers, mountains and volcanoes in Greenland and Iceland

Ben has compiled an artistic photo series of glaciers, mountains and volcanoes in Greenland and Iceland

According to his website, Ben specializes in photography of Arctic landscapes and other hostile regions of the planet

According to his website, Ben specializes in photography of Arctic landscapes and other hostile regions of the planet

According to his website, Ben specializes in photography of Arctic landscapes and other hostile regions of the planet

Ben made this image when he flew over Greenland

Ben made this image when he flew over Greenland

A volcano in Iceland

A volcano in Iceland

Ben said: & # 39; The circumstances were brilliant that day and I could see things so clearly, the colors were amazing & # 39;

Eye open: this spectacular photo made by Ben was taken in Iceland

Eye open: this spectacular photo made by Ben was taken in Iceland

Eye open: this spectacular photo made by Ben was taken in Iceland

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