This is another of the moonrise from Antarctica. Yet this one os a tighter shot with a 600mm lens and then I did some special work on it. It turned out quite dramatic.
Ok, there are going to be a lot of iceberg images over the coming weeks, many of them in Black and White. This is a shot of two icebergs and I like the way they formed the composition. The gray sky and the blue of the bergs works well together.
Well we had a great moonrise the night before. We started to transit the Lemaire Channel and the moon was setting. It was an a amazing trip through the channel.
This year like all years when I visit Antarctica there are special defining moments. The defining moment this year was getting married on a beach with penguins and 60 close friends. Quite an adventure. This moonrise was another define moment. And, like a lot of images you’ll see this year I am doing lot of B&W. This is moonrise #12 of a lot of moonrise shots. It was quite a moment to see this moon rise at the same time the sun was setting. Quite a night. Shot with a Sony A7 II and Tamron 150-600mm zoom.
One of the places almost everyone who visits the Antarctica Peninsula visits is the Lemaire Channel. This is narrow channel with huge cliffs and mountains rising from either side. It has never disappointed me on any of my visits. On my last trip I wanted to show the channel in a different way. So, once we were in the middle of the channel I shot 12 exposure while panning the camera from a moving ship. I later stitched these together in Photoshop. This is the result where you can see both openings of the channel. I am presenting a Color and BW version for your viewing pleasure.
Icebergs are one of my trip loves. I love photographing them because in a short time the only thing that remains is a photo. This photo was made in Antarctica this past November. I under expose the image and then bring it back in my raw processor to give it drama.
I just love ice. And, there is not better place than Antarctica to photograph icebergs. This one with the dark sky caught my eye and lens.