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Antarctica 2005

Snapshots

An expedition to Antarctica is a serious undertaking, but it also has its lighter moments. You'll find my article on this trip here, and an archive of some of my published images here. This page is simply designed to show you some of the behind the scenes activities and personalities.


Photography by Stephen Starkman
Expediton Instructors and VIP Session Contributors
Left to Right
Kevin Raber, Steve Johnson, Jeff Schewe, Thomas Knoll, Seth Resnick, Michael Reichmann, Chris Sanderson, JP Caponigro

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Sometimes when crossing the Drake Passage the ship tilts a little

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Anthony Hobbs and Steve Johnson set up a shot with the BetterLight back.
Our ship is in the bay, and other workshop members can be seen on the snow field
several hundred feet below this vantage point.

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Both Tripods and Monopods were used when onshore...

...but sometimes simply laying down in the snow to get the shot was just right

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Cruising a glacial bay in a Zodiac

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A BBQ dinner on deck

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Leopard Seal on an Iceflow
"Shall I have yellow penguins for dinner, or go back to sleep?"

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"I really wish Canon made their LCD screen's brighter"

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Admiral Schewe of the Antarctic

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A typical afternoon ashore with our tuxedoed hosts

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"How can I do any serious landscape work will all these damn animals in the way?"

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Yellow and Black penguins share the rookery

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The ship's bridge is open to passagers at all times

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Announcement

I have just announced, together with the publication of this article on December 21, 2005, my next Antarctic photographic expedition.
It will take place in February, 2007 and you can read more about it and place yourself on the preliminary waitlist on the page titled Antarctic Quest 2007.

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More great snapshots and stories from our trip, by instructor Jeff Schewe, are found on
PhotoshopNews.com. There is a trip report as well as a Feature Story.

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A special word of thanks is due to Epson US who provided us with several printers
ink and paper for use by expedition members onboard ship.

At the end of the trip these printers and supplies were donated to a local high school in Ushuaia.

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