Press Photos of the Year 2018

Each year, the Icelandic Press Photo Association runs a contest for the year’s best photographs. From the elation of a crowd watching Iceland’s first-ever World Cup match, to the touch of rescuers’ hands on a beached whale, this year’s winning shots evoke a range of emotions. Iceland Review spoke to the winners in each category for some insight into their entries.

Diary of a Powerlifter

Júlían Jóhann Karl Jóhannsson holds the world record for deadlifting. He’s far from your average powerlifter, and he’s out for more.