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.
Encounter the King of The Arctic up close, with an exceptionally high chance of sightings in October and November. Small groups explore the tundra in exclusive vehicles with a specialist guide when the bear migration reaches its peak. You will…
- 6/7 Days
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,…
- 7 Days
Beginning in Svalbard before sailing west across the Greenland Sea and exploring Greenland’s long eastern 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 will…
- 13 or 15 Days
This comprehensive Arctic triumvirate encompassing Svalbard, East Greenland and Iceland offers the best of the Arctic: some of the best wildlife viewing with spectacular scenery, unspoiled fjords, gigantic icebergs and Inuit communities. You may also be lucky enough to see…
- 14 Days
Photography Hotspots in The Arctic
What our customers think of Arctic Photography Tours
We loved the glaciers upon glaciers and the opportunities to get off the ship. The bears were amazing and wish we could have seen more and more and more of them! Read the full review
Travelled: June 2019
Jaime Wells - United States of America
Svalbard has an abundance of wildlife from grazing reindeer near Longyearbyen to the thriving population of walrus to the Arctic Tern amongst hundreds of species of birds nesting in the clifftops. And with more polar bears than people it’s a most for any wildlife enthusiast.
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