Antarctica 2005 Snapshots

January 13, 2009 ·

Michael Reichmann

An expedition to Antarctica is a serious undertaking, but it also has its lighter moments. You’ll find my article on this triphere, and an archive of some of my published imageshere. 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 titledAntarctic Quest 2007.

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More great snapshots and stories from our trip, by instructorJeff Schewe, are found on
PhotoshopNews.com. There is atrip reportas well as aFeature Story.

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A special word of thanks is due toEpson USwho 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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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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