The Travel Section – Polar

The Travel Section – Polar

Not your typical Sunday newspaper travel section, this is more about the images. Of course it is, I’m a photographer. So you won’t find my best restaurant or hotel recommendations but you will find photographs that I hope allow you to visit places.

Perhaps you’ll find an image that reminds you of a trip you took. Maybe you’ll see something you just must have on your wall in your office to look into whenever you need a mental break. Or it could just be that bucket list trip you’ve been wanting to take and having a photo of that place will keep it ‘on your list’.

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Arctic Iceberg Abstract

The Arctic & Antarctica

Most of us, when we think of the Arctic, we think of polar bears, snow, ice and cold. Antarctica brings to mind images of penguins (yes, I have plenty of those) and vast mountains and icebergs, and probably crossing the Drake Passage.

To say I’m fortunate to have been to both is a huge understatement. Both were overwhelming and incredibly emotional. So overwhelming that I had to stop, slow down and figure out where to point my camera. In the end, I went with what I saw and felt. Of course I took the ‘must-have’ shots as well and documented my trips but trying to capture something so vast and beautiful all in once image, well you can’t.

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Polar Water Abstracts

The Architecture of Nature

It almost always comes back to architecture for me. Lines, shapes, light and shadows. Nature is the original architect. Once I took some deep breaths and let the sites in front of me speak to me I had a much easier time creating images that showcased not only the big picture but also the intimate details of these two incredible places.

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My heart belongs to the mountains.

If you want to read a little more about the Arctic trip you can find that here.

Check out the other Arctic & Antarctic pieces and be sure to check back as I continue to add more.


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