photography

2017 in review

2017 in review

This year … A narwhal blessing in Nunavut An icy dreamscape in Antarctica Our arrival to the herders of Chukotka, Russia Life on board the National Geographic Explorer And life amidst Russian caribou Afternoons exploring West Greenland’s ice Our first publication with National Geographic  A curious polar bear Eric Guth’s beautiful work amongst the ice…

Giving thanks

Giving thanks

It’s Thanksgiving in Canada today, and I’m really far away from home, so here’s a toast to Eric Guth, my companion for Thanksgiving: My team mate and dear friend doing what he does: making photographs and sharing them every way he can. The process and the moment. Eric’s cameras show up in odd places. In the…

Wild ones

Wild ones

I’ve loved posting some #meetthesouth stories from the Antarctic. We’re headed north again soon, but not before we share a few more themes – like birds! Do you see the snow petrel? White as the sea ice, fleeting as the fog, and as charismatic as the Antarctic itself, it’s often the wild ones that role…

A sunny disposition

A sunny disposition

Adele Jackson is an artist and also the base leader at Port Lockroy in Antarctica. This image is what Adele calls a Solargram – it’s a record of an entire Antarctic summer as seen through the tiny aperture of a pinhole camera. One photograph that took three months to create. Adele has made cameras from…

Blazing skies

Blazing skies

Goodnight from the land of blazing skies. Many Greenlanders grew up afraid of the aurora. Some children were told that they could come down from the sky and grab you. One man shared what he was taught: if you whistle at the northern lights, they will decapitate you. Sweet dreams. It has been wonderful to…

When in Copenhagen

When in Copenhagen

We’ve got one full day in Copenhagen, and we plan to make the most of it in Danish style. That means bikes!@eric_guth took this shot in the city yesterday, and today we’ll be pedaling our way to meet some new people and to find the connections between here and Greenland. Pedal on. #seizetheday #meetthenorth #lindbladexpeditions…