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Featured Web Media: Arctic Immersion in 360 degrees

Wednesday, March 26th, 2008

VR magazine (issue 29) features on-line photo galleries of arctic landscapes in 360 degrees. Lead stories include a photo expedition to Svalbard by Jordi Clariana, photos from the Hornsund Polar Station on Spitsbergen by Polish field assistant Witek Kaszkin, and an interview with Dr. Matt Nolan on field seasons and climate research in arctic Alaska [...]

Featured Web Media: The Whale Hunt (a Visual Experiment in Storytelling and New Media)

Tuesday, January 1st, 2008

With photographs at least every 5 minutes from 1:20 AM (May 1, 2007) until 12:30 PM (May 07, 2007), media artists Jonathan Harris and collaborator Andrew Moore document traditional Inupiat lifestyles and a subsistence hunt for two bowhead whales at Barrow, Alaska. The Whale Hunt includes a cast, a set of contexts leading from New [...]

More Accolades for Wildlife Photographer Paul Nicklen

Monday, November 5th, 2007

Paul Nicklen has previously been recognized for his outstanding photography in the Canadian Arctic, and was the recipient of two World Press photo honors. His essay on the return of Narwhals to their summer grounds around Baffin Island (and the hunting of Narwhals for food and ivory) appears in the August 2007 issue of the [...]

Featured Interactive Media Site: Exploring Antarctica

Wednesday, April 11th, 2007

I’m always on the look out for new media that highlights the creativity and potential of the internet. The Washington Post has authored an impressive interactive media site on the living laboratory of Antarctica: “Exploring Antarctica.” The site features videos and photos from the McMurdo Dry Valleys and Mt. Erebus, narrative journals from scientists and [...]

Featured Photo Blog: Rupert River and Waskaganish in James Bay, Canada

Tuesday, March 6th, 2007

Flickr is once again home to a stunning set of photographs on the Rupert River in northern Quebec. Created by Cree photographer Ian Diamond from Waskaganish, his photo collection currently runs over 1000 images, and grows weekly with winter scenes from his home and the spectacular Rupert River. His community was in the news recently [...]

Paul Nicklen Wins First Prize in World Press Photo Contest

Tuesday, February 13th, 2007

His second time winning top honors in the World Press Photo contest, Nicklen says his keen interest in watching wildlife and growing up in a small Inuit community in Baffin Island nurtured his interest in photography and photo journalism. Previously a wildlife biologist in the Northwest Territories, Nicklen says he pursued and pestered international magazines [...]