Tags archives: ice-photo

Frost Flowers

"The earth laughs in flowers." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson So how do these pretty bouquets bloom ?  Frost Flowers are formed on new and thin ice sublimates.  Ice that changes directly[...]

Scenic Waters

If only we could walk on water!  This stunning photo was captured in July 2011 on one of our amazing Spitsbergen Expeditions. Photo credit: Passenger Al Gellin Got an ice pho[...]

Penguins and sea kayaks

In this photo,  an Antarctic local carefully navigates some rocks, sea kayakers and a Quark ship in the background. Looks like a perfect day in Antarctica!  Feeling adventurous?[...]

An Iceberg Graveyard

Today's ice photo is from the iceberg graveyard in Pleneau Bay, Antarctica - a place where icebergs have run aground and are slowly melting. It is almost impossible to take a bad p[...]

South Georgia in the sunshine

Pristine ice and snow from the Sea Spirit in Fortuna Bay, South Georgia - a perfect view for our ice photo today! Photo credit: Kyle Marquardt, taken during a South Georgia and [...]

Moody Deception Island

This shot of Whaler's Bay, Deception Island in Antarctica in stark black and white really evokes a sense of Antarctic history.  Photo from the Quark Expeditions passenger slides[...]

Glacier Calving

A dramatic moment captured as  a glacier calves during a Three Arctic Islands expedition in September 2012. Photo courtesy of Frede Hansen. Glacier or ice calving is the breakin[...]