John Paul Caponigro has done a series of interviews with the likes of Arthur Meyerson, Eric Meola, Sean Duggan and now with Seth Resnick. This fun interview is based on spontaneous answers to every question imaginable.Share on Facebook
Registration Is Open – Arctic Voyage (Spitsbergen, Greenland, Iceland) Sep 4-17, 2012- icebergs, fiords, walrus, whales, polar bears and ancient fishing villages
Join us September 4-17, 2012 in the Arctic (Spitsbergen, Greenland, Iceland) for a digital photography workshop/cruise unlike any other. We’ll visit, spectacular fiords with towering ice cliffs, magnificent glaciers calving icebergs, ancient villages, and wonderful wildlife (polar bears, walrus, seal, whales, and many sea birds).
Creativity, composition, exposure, workflow, and post-processing are only a few of the topics presented.
The Quark ship has been specially reconfigured for a more limited number of spaces, (70) total. We expect seats to go fast. Our Antarctica 2011 voyage sold out in less than 10 days.
Contact – Paul Schuster
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$13,990 single cabin
$10,990 double cabin
$8,990 triple cabin
Day 1 – Embarkation Day, Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen
Your adventure begins when you board your ship in Longyearbyen, the island’s largest settlement. Enjoy your first view of Spitsbergen’s rugged, glacier-topped mountains, rising majestically from icy Arctic waters.
Day 2 to 3 – Exploring Spitsbergen
Largest of the Norwegian-ruled Svalbard islands, Spitsbergen is famed for its abundant wildlife and austere beauty. Here you’ll visit spectacular glacier fronts, steep-walled fjords and the tiny international research community of Ny Alesund. Wildlife-viewing opportunities include walrus, polar bear and the unique Spitsbergen reindeer. Birders will thrill to see Arctic Terns, skuas, Long-tailed Ducks, kittiwakes and Glaucous Gulls. As an added bonus, when conditions are right, you could sail within 10° of the North Pole!
Day 4 to 5 – Greenland Sea
While sailing the historic Greenland Sea, you’ll learn about the wildlife and history of Spitsbergen, your next stop. On deck you’ll learn to identify seabirds on the wing. Share photos, sip an icy cocktail in the bar – watch a movie – there are many things to do at sea.
Day 6 to 10 – Scoresbysund, Eastern Greenland
During your tour of Greenland’s remote eastern coast, you’ll enjoy sea-level Zodiac cruises and shore visits to several locations. Sail the ice edge searching for walrus and polar bear. Visit the remains of ancient Thule settlements, and keep an eye out for grazing musk oxen, because 40% of the world’s population of this fascinating mammal lives on the east coast of Greenland. Finally, sail through spectacular Scoresbysund, birthplace of many icebergs, and – some say – the most beautiful fjord system in the world.
Day 11 to 12 – At Sea in the Denmark Strait
Sail through the Denmark Strait en route to Greenland’s mysterious eastern shore. Your onboard Expedition Team keeps you informed and entertained with
presentations about area wildlife- especially the seabirds you’ll see soaring above your ship.
Day 13 – Westman Islands (Vestmannaeyjar)
Named long ago for Irishmen (Westmen) enslaved by the medieval Norse-Gaels, this small archipelago is one of Iceland’s gems. Here you’ll learn of the area’s fascinating history and famed volcanic geology while touring the town of Heimaey. There’s also a good chance you’ll spot large colonies of puffins on one of the outlying islands.
Day 14 – Disembarkation Day, Reykjavik, Iceland
We’ll say our farewell’s with a heavy heart as our adventure ends in Reykjavik, the world’s northernmost capital city
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This is a custom photo trip with Seth Resnick, John Paul Caponigro, Eric Meola and Arthur Meyerson. Experience sunset on the Perito Moreno Glacier, the coast of Lake Argentino, Brazo Rico and the Iceberg Channel and all that is just on day 1. We will also have a full day boat tour in Los Glaciares National Park where we will see the North wall of the Perito Moreno Glacier, the Upsala Glacier, Spegazzini Glacier and Los Tempanos (Icebergs) Channel. Additional photography sessions and instruction at Grey Glacier, Big Fall, Nordenskjold Lake and Paine River Fall with spectacular views of French Valley, Paine Grande Massif and The Horns and a trip to visit the Blue Lagoon with absolutely magical color. One of the highlights of this trip will be a several trips trekking on ice with amazing opportunity for photography.
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We announced this trip yesterday to a small group. There were a total of 30 spots and only 12 are left.
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PHOTOGRAPH ANTARCTICA November 29 – December 10, 2011 With World Renowned Photographers John Paul Caponigro, Seth Resnick, Andy Biggs, Eric Meola and Arthur Meyerson
November 29-December 10, 2011
With World Renouned Photographers
Following are the details for this incredible, once in a lifetime photographic journey.
We plan to visit the highlights of the Antarctic Penninsula – Deception Island (sailing into an active volcano), Paradise Bay (gliding below slowly calving glaciers), Neko Harbor (walking up to the edge of and looking down at a calving glacier), Lamaire Channel (sailing through mountain peaks at sunset), Plenneau Bay (iceberg graveyard) and many more. Our exact itinerary and route will be dependent on weather, light and ice. The ship is the Ocean Nova and as we have done in previous trips, we will be ready to shoot 24 hours a day and we will work with the crew to shoot at the best light in the most beautiful of places.
Our trip (November 29 – December 10) is early in the season when the ice is great, the weather is good, and the penguins are nesting.
There will be many lectures, demonstrations, and reviews – more than in previous voyages. We are committed to make this trip a once in a lifetime experience with phenomenal locations and instruction.
The cost of the trip is based on the type of berth you opt for –single, double, or triple occupancy..
We are traveling on one of Quark’s most comfortable boats the OceanNova.
$7,990 (shared triple berth)
$9,990 (shared double berth)
$14,990 ( single berth)
These rates include all on board expenses; travel, room, board,lectures, etc. You will also be provided with Antarctic Expedition Jacket and boots.They do not include airfare to and from Ushuaia, Argentina.After long negotiations, we have been limited to one payment option.
All participants will need to make a full non-refundable commitment tothe trip before October 20th, 2010.
The fee is transferable – you can sell or gift a spot to someone else.
In addition, we recommend Quark’s travel insurance which will protect
your investment should you need to make a cancellation later.
Availability on this trip is limited and will be handled on a first come first serve basis.
The first three voyages sold out in as little as 72 hours.
Even if you are not able to make this commitment at this time, we’d like to hear from you, about whether you are still interested in making this voyage with us and what type of berth you’re interested in.
If you would like any more details on the trip or to speak with Seth directly, please email us @ email@example.com
To book this trip, please contact before October 20th, 2010
Mr. Paul Schuster
Name as it appears on Passport and Passport #
Mailing address (no P.O. boxes as it is for Fed Ex delivery)
Phone Number for Contact
Below is our basic itinerary on the Ocean Nova.
November 29, 2011 Day 1 – Ushuaia, Argentina This expedition to Antarctica begins with a night in a hotel in Ushuaia, Argentina. There will be activities available including an arduous hike to an ice cave.
Day 2 – Embarkation Day After embarkation, you cruise down the Beagle Channel. From the deck, birders can add albatross, penguins and petrels to their life list. Later in the evening everyone should be on deck to watch the sure-footed Channel pilot clamber down to the boat sent to collect him. We will also start our lecture series on Photoshop, Lightroom and Creativity.
Day 3-4 – Crossing the Drake Passage Prepare for rough water, but do not be disappointed if your crossing of the Drake Passage is smooth sailing. The world’s roughest stretch of water is continually changes. Lectures, portfolio reviews will continue throughout the journey.
Day 5-9 – South Shetland Islands & the Peninsula Many factors play a role in shaping the expedition’s itinerary – weather, ice and the presence of wildlife but these days are 24 hours of non stop breathtaking scenery and adventure. We will be shooting from the ship as well as making landings with zodiacs and zodiac cruises. Major Gigage….
Day 10-11 – The Drake Passage Return to Ushuaia across the Drake Passage. Lectures and review of work and special presentations.
Day 12 – Disembarkation in Ushuaia After breakfast aboard, we transfer the group to the airport for homeward flights.