The Only One

The photograph you see here was captured by artist Jean de Pomereu and is, to the artist's knowledge, the only female nude ever taken in Antarctica. For me, Antarctica is an object of continued visual and intellectual fascination : A wilderness that, however much it is scrutinized and deconstructed, remains unmoved in its glacial quietude,… Continue reading The Only One

Celestial Art

Connecting with a piece of art is one of the finest pleasures in life. Connecting with a collection of art is an almost overwhelmingly glorious experience. Elise Mahan has rubbed stars, ice, forests and handfuls of northern light into the four chambers of this heart of mine.  

Antarctica’s Blood Falls

I've had a long-term obsession with the poles, but it's only recently that I learned about Antarctica's Blood Falls. My heart loves new knowledge, just as much as my brain does. Don't worry, what you're seeing in the photo below isn't the blood of a hundred thousand penguins, sacrificed in some gristly ritual. It's water… Continue reading Antarctica’s Blood Falls

Destination: Norway – Effigies For Sale

  My blog Destination: Norway has finally got a Society 6 page. I’m incredibly proud of the shots I’ve managed to capture in Norway so far, and want to make them available for anyone who wants them. Lots of my images are now available as prints (framed or unframed), stretched canvases, cards, mobile phone cases… Continue reading Destination: Norway – Effigies For Sale