Antarctic Quest 2007 Pre-Announcement

January 13, 2009 ·

Michael Reichmann

This Workshop is now sold-out.
If you’d like to be placed on a waitlist in case there is a cancellation, justdrop me a line.

Infinity. Antarctica. December, 2005

Canon 1Ds MKII with 300mm f/2.8L IS lens @ ISO 200

December 21, 2005

This is a preliminary announcement forThe Antarctic Quest, a 20 day photographic expedition to theFalkland Islands,South Georgiaand theAntarctic Peninsula.Taking place just 13 months from now, this will be my second photographic expedition to the bottom of the world. You can read about the first trip on the page titledAntarctica 2005, view all of my published photographs from that trip onAntarctic Archive, and enjoy some behind-the-scenes images atAntarctic Snapshots. You can also read the background to our2005 Expeditionon that trips announcement page.

But, that was then and this is now. Time to consider going to Antarctica yourself in 2007, just over a year from now. Time to save up, time to dream.

Our ship – the Professor Multanovskiy
Operated by Quark Expeditions


This expedition in February 2007 is not a repeat of the one undertaken so successfully in December, 2005. It has a 20 day rather than an 11 day itinerary, and brings us to the Falkland Islands and South Georgia, as well as the Antarctic Peninsula. Though standing on the Antarctic Continent is a major draw, the reality is that for both landscape and wildlife photography the sub-Antarctic islands are where the action is found.


You can reada draft itinerary on this page.

Photographic Instructors

All of the instructors who participated in theDecember 2005 Expeditionhave indicated that they will be joining this new adventure – Jeff Schewe, John Paul Caponigro, Steve Johnson and Seth Resnick. Other of the world’s leading instructors are also discussing their participation with us. You can be assured of sharing this adventure with some of the world’s preeminent photographic educators.


Firm pricing for this expedition is nearly finalized. You can figure on between $11,500 and $16,000 per person depending on the type of accommodation. This is an all-inclusive cost, covering the expedition, all meals, transfers, gratuities, alcohol during meals. and airline flights between Buenos Aires and Ushuaia, including your hotel room in Ushuaia on the night before departure. Your only additional cost will be your airfare from home to Buenos Aires, Argentina and any stop-over in that city.


This workshop / expedition will go on sale in early January, 2006. Priority will be given to members of the December 2005 expedition as well as those on our workshop waitlistandanyone that sends in a pre-registration request.


Pre-Register Now

If you would like to participate in this one-in-a-lifetime adventure place yourself on the preliminary waitlist
by sending an e-mail titled Antarctica 07 toMichael Reichmann.

There is no obligation, but you will be given the first chance to reserve your spot when the voyage goes on sale in early January.

Please include your daytime phone number, (not essential, but helpful) and the number of spaces requested.


Michael Reichmann

Michael Reichmann is the founder of the Luminous Landscape. Michael passed away in May 2016. Since its inception in 1999 LuLa has become the world's largest site devoted to the art, craft, and technology of photography. Each month more than one million people from every country on the globe visit LuLa.

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