“What’s the ranking of Antarctica on your bucket list? It was top on mine. Pushed by my wife who did not mind me going alone to freeze my butts I decided to join an expedition organised by 2 professional photographers, David Burren and Michael Snedic (that I met at a photo club) and 17 other amateur photographers. And boy was I right to do so!!! The very friendly atmosphere and comfort of a beautiful ship with skilled and safety conscious staff made the experience unforgettable. From our Quark Expeditions cruise start in Ushuaia to our return 13 days after, it’s been non-stop amazement at glaciers, icebergs, penguins, seals, whales, seabirds… in our daily zodiac excursions and landings which even drove us past the Antarctic circle. The light conditions, the blues of the ice, the midnight sunsets were so extreme and diverse that we needed lots of advices and that’s where Michael and David kicked in brilliantly giving us with remarkable dedication relentless group sessions and personal tuition. I learnt more on photography in these 2 weeks than in many years before, turning from a shy ‘automatic’ photographer to a more adventurous ‘manual’ photographer. I can’t wait to go back with Michael and David in another photographic expedition and adventure”.
Bernard Jean – Noosa. Queensland. Australia