November 30 - December 10, 2011
In November 2011 I participated in a group photography expedition to Antarctica with African wildlife photographer and friend Andy Biggs. The expedition set sail from Ushuaia at the bottom of South America aboard the 'Ocean Nova' and crossed the notorious Drake Passage to reach the Antarctic Peninsula where we spent a week exploring and photographing the Great White Continent. Location highlights for the expedition included The Gerlache Strait, Wilhelmeina Bay, Half Moon Bay, The Lemaire Channel and the surreal geothermal Deception Island. We visited and photographed some fantastic landscapes comprising of precipitous mountains and glaciers, snow fields and icebergs along with wildlife sightings including Penguins, Orcas and seals amidst a myriad of Antarctic Sea Birds. We also experienced a diverse array of Antarctic weather and light that included some of the most beautiful snow fall I have ever experienced.