Photo contest

Take part in our photo and video contest!

Wood brothers

If you book with Hey Iceland you have the opportunity to participate in our annual photo and video contest and win fantastic prizes!

Iceland is a photographer‘s paradise. Glaciers, waterfalls, hot springs, the northern lights, wildlife... the subjects are endless. You are sure to capture some amazing moments during your holiday - share them with us! 

Categories and prizes

Categories and prizes have not been for this years contest. Last year we teamed up with Icelandic design label Farmers Market and winners received:

  • Best photo 1st place: A gorgeous Farmers Market sweater of your choice plus a range of Icelandic treats especially selected by our staff (book, sweets, etc.). Total value up to €330.  
  • Best photo 2nd place: A beautiful Farmers Market merino wool scarf plus a range of Icelandic treats especially selected by our staff (book, sweets, etc.). Total value approx. €150.
  • Best photo 3rd place and Best video: A beautiful Farmers Market merino wool scarf plus a range of Icelandic treats especially selected by our staff (book, sweets, etc.). Total value approx. €100. 

See the winning entries for 2014 here.

See the winning entries for 2015 here.


Farmers Market

Photo: Farmers Market 

How to enter

Simply send us your favourite photos and/or video clips from your trip via email to marketing[at] and you are in! Please include your booking number or a name connected with the booking in the email. Deadline for entries is September 15th, 2016. Photos must not be less than 1MB in size. See also photo contest rules below.  

Feel free to tweet your entry @heyiceland, hashtag #heyiceland on Instagram or post it on our Facebook page!

Thank you for participating and have fun!  

Birds in Reykjavik

Photo contest rules

Participants must be at least 18 years old and have booked accommodation or a tour directly with Hey Iceland.
Participants can submit up to 20 photos or videos. Each photo must be at least 1MB in size (max 6MB) and be accompanied by a short description of the subject and/or location.
Deadline for submission is September 15th, 2016. Hey Iceland team will choose the winning photos and video. Winners will be contacted via email after the vote and announced on our website, in our e-newsletter and on social media.
Only enter the competition if you consent to Hey Iceland potentially using your photo/video for promotional purposes in print and online media, royalty-free and potentially without photo credits (we try to give credit where possible). We will not provide any third parties with photos from our photo contest. 

Hey Iceland reserves the right to change contest rules without notice and to reject any entries that do not conform to the rules or which are of an inappropriate subject matter.

If you have any questions about the photo contest, please contact us at marketing[at]
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