Svalbard 03-13.09 2020

Svalbard 04-14.08 2020 Day 1 – 3.9.2020 We left Longyearbyen in the afternoon and travelled out through Isfjorden with an excited group of photographers from Norway, Italy, and Germany, hosted by both Ole J. Liodden and Roy Mangersnes. The clouds were low and we soon lost sight of civilization. During the night we continued north along the west coast. Day ...

Trip report Svalbard 14.08-24.08 2020

Svalbard 14.08-24.08 2020 Day 1 – 14.8.2020  We started our fifth Svalbard photo expedition of the season with another international group of 8 photographers from UK, Norway, Switzerland and Poland. In the afternoon we set our course north along the coast. Day 2-3– 15.8-16.8.2020  We decided to go directly for the drifting sea ice in the North, and reached the ...

Trip report Svalbard 4-14 August 2020

Svalbard 04-14.08 2020 Day 1 – 4.8.2020 Slightly delayed due to fog at the airport we left Longyearbyen and travelled out through Isfjorden in the late evening light. The tour was a joint partnership with Fotoreisen and the guests were Swiss, German and Austrian. Just outside Barentsburg we started spotting whales as a couple of Minke whales swam by. During ...

Trip report Svalbard 25.07-04.08 2020

Svalbard 25.07-04.08 2020 Day 1 – 25.7.2020  We started our third Svalbard photo expedition for the season with the first international group of 12 photographers from UK, Norway, Italy, Denmark and Belgium. In the afternoon we sat our course north, and on our way out Isfjorden we experienced world-record high temperatures at this latitude of 21,7 degree Celsius. Day 2 ...

Trip report Svalbard 15.07-25.07 2020

Svalbard 15.07-25.07 2020 Day 1 – 15.7.2020  We started our second Svalbard photo expedition for the season with a group of 11 photographers from Norway. Because of the strong Covid-19 regulation it was not possible at that point to travel to Svalbard for non-Norwegian (except Denmark, Finland and Iceland) without a 14 days quarantine. This time we decided to head ...

Trip report Svalbard 7-15.07 2020

Svalbard 7-15.07 2020 Day 1 – 7.7.2020  After a very difficult winter and spring with hard work and patience we were thrilled to get back to Svalbard for our first photo expedition. At the time we were the only expedition ship up there and our guests were only Norwegians, as most of the world was still closed and other nationalities ...

Trip report Svalbard 03.04-11.04 2016

Svalbard 03.04-11.04 2016 Day 1 – 03.04.2016 For our third Svalbard Winter expedition, hosted by Roy Mangersnes and Martin Enckell, we left Longyearbyen and headed out Isfjorden in great light, moving north. New ice forming - Nikon D810, 24-70mm, 1/500 sec, f/8 @ ISO 250 Day 2 – 04.04 2016 The first morning we cruised through the northwestern corner of Spitsbergen ...

Trip report Svalbard 11.04-19.04 2016

Svalbard 11.04-19.04 2016 Day 0 – 10.04.2016 For our fourth and last Svalbard Winter expedition, hosted by Ole J Liodden and Martin Enckell, we arrived a day early to make sure all was set for our departure. The evening and morning was spent in the field shooting wildlife and landscape around Longyearbyen. Arctic Fox near Longyearbyen. Nikon D5, 600mm, 1/1600 sec, f/5,6 @ ...

Trip report Svalbard 26.03-03.04 2016

Svalbard 26.03-03.04 2016 Day 0 – 25.03.2016 For our second Svalbard Winter expedition, hosted by Roy Mangersnes and Martin Enckell, we made sure to arrive a day early to make sure all was set for our departure. The evening and morning was spent in the field shooting Arctic Fox and Ptarmigan in their white winter coats. Svalbard Ptarmigan near Longyearbyen. ...

Trip report Svalbard 18.03-26.03 2016

Svalbard 18.03-26.03 2016 This is the trip report from our first winter expedition by ship to Svalbard. In fact this was the first tourist winter expedition to Svalbard ever done! For this adventure we chartered M/S Origo leaving Longyearbyen with 12 guests. The winter has been warm in the Arctic in January and February, but from mid March the cold ...