Image of the Week (June Week 1)

Image of the Week (June Week 1)

I have decided to return to the Falkland Islands and South Georgia this week (for the journey through my photographic archives) which are the home to the King Penguin.  While many of my posts have focused on penguins such as the Chinstrap, Gentoo and Adelie, I have...
Frank Hurley’s Diaries – 1912-1941

Frank Hurley’s Diaries – 1912-1941

Last week I wrote about the World War I photographs of Frank Hurley, the Australian photographer, who documented Shackleton’s Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-1917). While glancing through my bookshelves, I realised that I had a copy of The Diaries of Frank...
Image of the Week (May Week 5)

Image of the Week (May Week 5)

I have travelled to South Africa, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Rwanda and Kenya in search of the Big 5 and more.  My favourites are the Big Cats and particularly the Cheetah but I have also selected a few of the other animals I have encountered over the years. And...
The World War I Photographs of Frank Hurley

The World War I Photographs of Frank Hurley

It is Frank Hurley’s photographs of the Endurance Expedition (1914-17) to Antarctica, for which he is best remembered – alongside the moving images of Hurley sitting at the top of the mast or on the bowsprit for the best vantage point.  His most iconic image is...
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