A few weeks ago I went travelling around Iceland and made a stop at the islands biggest rock collection at the small town of Stodvarfjordur. It’s called Petra’s Stone Collection and includes thousands of local stones and rocks, some of them incredible. I really wanted to photograph them all, but I did manage to get through a huge chunk of rocks 🙂 So this week I have a brand new set of blue crystal textures from Icelandic quartz.

Armed with my 50mm Macro lens, I started taking photos of the biggest stones, just to make sure that a good deal of the surface would be in focus. The closer you get, the less area you can focus on, creating a very shallow depth of field. If you don’t know exactly what I’m talking about, there’s a great tutorial here that explains DoF.

The raw images were a little blend, so I sharpened them up a little bit and added a blue shade to them. I’m pretty sure they will be a great addition to any texture arsenal, and I will definitely be posting some very interesting and unique stone and rock textures in the coming weeks and months.

Download Free Blue Crystal Textures

Free Blue Crystal Textures

Free Blue Crystal Textures

Free Blue Crystal Textures

Free Blue Crystal Textures

Free Blue Crystal Textures

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