Arctic Photography Tours & Tips
The Arctic draws out the photographer in everyone from camera phone users to mighty lens carriers, all capturing the landscapes, seascapes, icescapes and of course the wildlife. The expansive Arctic offers so many different opportunities for photography with a beautiful soft light in spring, 24-hour daylight in summer and the Aurora Borealis when there is darkness.
Alkefjellet home to 800,000 breeding pairs of guillemot and around 3,500 polar bears in the region overall. For really close up polar bear photography though, it is Churchill that you want to aim for.
: On selected voyages, there will be a , keen to share their photography tips and use their experience to help you get that perfect shot.
wildlife in the area, daylight and ice conditions. The Arctic summer (June to August) means longer and longer hours of daylight, often with 24-hour daylight.
Head north to Churchill, renowned for its high auroral activity, and capture images of the ethereal Northern Lights. Accompanied by an expert photographer, evening aurora sightings are maximised using multiple, heated vantage points while you wait in anticipation. By day,…
Beginning in Svalbard before arcing westwards across the Greenland Sea and then down East Greenland’s long coastline to finish in Iceland, this is an audacious Arctic journey of startling diversity and contrast. Spectacular landscapes, towering glaciers and once-in-a-lifetime wildlife encounters…
This comprehensive Arctic triumvirate encompassing Svalbard, East Greenland and Iceland offers the best of both worlds: some of The Arctic's best wildlife viewing with spectacular scenery, unspoiled fjords and gigantic icebergs. Plus, you may be lucky enough to see both…
Get out early or stay out late to make the best of the light and never leave your camera in your cabin, you never know what’s going to happen!
Jon Goldsmith Head of Arctic