Posts Tagged ‘Antarctica’

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Albatross, Diego Ramirez Islands, Chile

Our world is saturated with images. We are drowning under thousands upon millions of photographs. Everyone with an iPhone is now a professional photographer. Anyone with an Instagram account can instantly turn their snapshots into snapshots masquerading as fine art. Over the years, I’ve devoted myself to doing things the hard way. Why go on […]


Published Work – The Independent

Lord knows, it’s been a long time coming, but I am, at long last, slowly breathing life back into the WorldFoto blog. Today’s post shares a recent clip from UK’s The Independent newspaper, which featured my image of a Gentoo Penguin caught in flight near Port Lockroy, along the Antarctic Peninsula. The image is part […]


South Georgia Island, Antarctica

King Penguins Swimming Underwater, South Georgia Island, Antarctica

King Penguins swimming underwater near Right Whale Bay on South Georgia Island. Photographed March 11, 2006 with Canon EOS 1Ds and 16-35mm f/2.8 lens using a Seacam underwater housing. Exposure 1/320 at f/5.0 with ISO 200. Purchase Fine Art Print | License Image


Snow Hill Island, Antarctica

Emperor Penguin, Snow Hill Island,  Antarctica

Close-up image of a sleeping Emperor Penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) resting out on frozen sea ice on a sunny afternoon. Photographed October 26, 2006 with a Canon EOS-1Ds II camera and 500mm f/4 lens. Exposure 1/500 seconds at f/8. Purchase Fine Art Print | License Image


South Georgia Island, Antarctica

Antarctic Fur Seal, South Georgia Island, Antarctica

Antarctic Fur Seal pup (Arctocephalus gazella)  drinks from leaking water pipe at abandoned Husvik whaling station along Stromness Bay on South Georgia Island. Photographed February 27, 2006 with a Canon EOS-5D camera and 500mm f/4 lens. Purchase Fine Art Print | License Image


South Georgia Island, Antarctica

Gentoo Penguins Swimming Underwater, South Georgia Island, Antarctica

Underwater view of Gentoo Penguins (Pygoscelis papua) swimming in freshwater stream near rookery in hills along Stromness Bay on South Georgia Island. Photographed February 26, 2006 with a Canon EOS-1Ds camera and 16-35mm f/2.8 lens in a Seacam underwater housing. Exposure 5 seconds at f/11. Purchase Fine Art Print | License Image


South Georgia Island, Antarctica

Abandoned Whaling Station, South Georgia Island, Antarctica

Rusting and decaying machinery inside remains of abandoned whaling station on South Georgia Island in the sub-Antarctic. Photographed February 23, 2006 with a Canon EOS-5D camera and 45mm f/2.8 Tilt-Shift Lens. Exposure 8 seconds at f/16. Purchase Fine Art Print | License Image


South Georgia Island

Wandering Albatross Courtship, South Georgia Island, Antarctica

Courtship display of Wandering Albatross (Diomedea exulans) on South Georgia Island. Photographed May 15, 2006 with a Canon EOS-1Ds II camera and 16-35mm f/2.8 lens. Purchase Fine Art Print | License Image


Paradise Bay, Antarctica

Hiker, Paradise Bay, Antarctica

A hiker peers down into Paradise Bay from a rocky hilltop along the Antarctic Peninsula on a sunny summer morning. Photographed with a Canon EOS 1 camera and 70-200mm f/2.8 lens on Fujichrome Velvia slide film. Purchase Fine Art Print | License Stock Image


Livingstone Island, Antarctica

Iceberg, South Shetlands, Antarctica

Late afternoon sun lights a massive tabular iceberg near Livingstone Island in Antarctica’s South Shetland Islands. Photographed with a Canon EOS-1 camera and 300mm f/2.8 lens on Fujichrome Velvia slide film. Purchase Fine Art Print | License Stock Image


Deception Island, Antarctica

Weddell Seal, Half Moon Island, Antarctica

A Weddell Seal (Leptonychotes weddelli) rests on snow-covered shore with mountains of Livingstone Island in background in Antarctica’s South Shetland Islands. Photographed with a Hasselblad X-Pan and 30mm f/5.6 lens on Fujichrome Velvia slide film. Purchase Fine Art Print | License Stock Image


Deception Island, Antarctica

Chinstrap Penguins and Iceberg, Deception Island, Antarctica

Chinstrap penguins (Pygoscelis antarctica) porpoise past iceberg while swimming at Bailey Head on Deception Island in Antarctica’s South Shetlands. Photographed January 8, 2004 using a Canon EOS-1 camera and 600mm f/4 lens on Kodachrome 200 slide film. Purchase Fine Art Print | License Stock Image


Deception Island, Antarctica

Blue Iceberg near South Shetland Islands, Antarctica

Panoramic view of a massive blue iceberg floating in calm seas just off Bailey Head and Deception Island in the South Shetlands. Photographed with a Hasselblad X-Pan camera and 30mm f/5.6 lens on Fujichrome Velvia. Purchase Fine Art Print | License Stock Image


Ushuaia, Argentina

Yacht in Beagle Channel, Argentina

The sailing yacht Spirit of Sydney motoring south from the city of Ushuaia at the tip of Argentina at the start of a four-week expedition to Antarctica. Photographed January 1, 2004 with a Canon EOS-1 camera and 16-35mm f/2.8 lens on Fujichrome Velvia slide film. Purchase Fine Art Print | License Image


Saint Andrews Bay, South Georgia Island

King Penguins and Rainbow, South Georgia Island

A brilliant rainbow arches above a colony of King Penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus) along Saint Andrews Bay on South Georgia Island. Photographed February 26, 2002 with a Canon EOS-a camera and 24mm f/3.5 Tilt-Shift Lens on Fujichrome Velvia slide film. Purchase Fine Art Print | License Image


Melchior Islands, Antarctica

Sailing Expedition, Antarctica

Jürgen Straub sails S/V Sarah Vorwerk during snowstorm near Melchior Islands alogn the Antarctic Peninsula  Photographed with a Canon EOS 1 camera and 70-200mm f/2.8 lens on Fujirhcome Velvia slide film. Purchase Fine Art Print | License Stock Image


Drake Passage, Antarctica

Drake Passage,  Antarctica

At the start of an Antarctic expedition, the sailing yacht Sarah Vorwerk heels over in a squall south of Cape Horn. “We cleared the southern tip of the world just as a single beam of sunlight struck the cliffs, and soon rain and clouds obscured the view. Just before land faded from view, Henk intoned […]