Author: Ben Horton

Photography and the Arctic

Expedition Day 60Position: Not Reported Our expedition is nearly complete, it’s safe to say that the hardest parts are over and that I will be returning with most of my camera equipment intact. Most of it at least… I can’t imagine being one of the origional arctic explorers traveling with cameras that now would be […]


Expedition Day: 49Position: N 80° 32′ W 89° 35′ It seems impossible to really capture this place with a camera, or even with words for that matter. No matter how sophisticated the equipment we carry is, it cannot capture the feeling of sitting alone atop an iceberg in the frozen sea listening to the distant […]

Ben’s Arrival

Day 42Distance traveled: 0 km / 0 mi (rest day) Flying into Axel Heiberg to join the rest of the team, I could finally grasp the difficulties that they had been through over the last forty days. From the sky the ocean below looked impossibly confused and cluttered. Even from 5,000 feet, the eye could […]