Photography

  • Fishing boat in Ilulissat's Icefjord (Greenland), 2008
  • Aurora borealis above MV Nordkapp (Norway), 2009
  • An Emperor Penguin's back (Antarctica), 2006
  • Altiplano, Atacama Desert (Chile), 2012
  • Polar Bear, Edgeøya (Svalbard), 2010
  • Lemaire Channel shortly before sunrise (Antarctica), 2009
  • Landing at Portal Point, with MV Ocean Nova at anchor (Antarctica), 2013
  • Ahu Ko Te Riku, Easter Island (Chile), 2012
  • Gentoo Penguins, Neko Harbour (Antarctica), 2013
  • Kangerlussuaq (Greenland), 2008
  • The passengers of I/B Kapitan Khlebnikov stroll around on the pack ice off Snow Hill Island (Antarctica), 2006
  • Flamigos at Laguna Chaxa, Atacama Desert (Chile), 2012
  • Snowshoe hiker in the Matterhorn area (Switzerland), 2011
  • Elephant Seal, Sea Lion Island (Falkland Islands), 2009

Follow the links below to view a selection of travelogues:

Iceland / Holuhraun eruption site
October 9 to 25, 2014
Click here to read my report for watson.ch (in German)

Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Antarctic Peninsula
December 15 to January 9, 2013/14
aboard MV Hanseatic

Northwest Passage
August 16 to September 10, 2013
aboard MV Hanseatic from Kangerlussuaq (Greenland) to Nome (Alaska, USA)

Iceland
June 21 to July 5, 2013
Customized round trip along the ring road

Desierto de Atacama / Atacama Desert
January 27 to February 1, 2012
Customized tour

Isla de Pascua / Easter Island
January 10 to 22, 2012
Customized tour

Svalbard
August 25 to September 9, 2011
aboard MV Fram

Northeast Greenland and Iceland

September 10 to 27, 2010
aboard MV Fram

Expedition map Dec 20, 2013: New Island's natural harbour (Falkland Islands) Dec 20, 2013: Black-browed Albatross, New Island (Falkland Islands) Dec 20, 2013: Rockhopoper Penguin, New Island (Falkland Islands) Dec 21, 2013: Main road of Port Stanley (Falkland Islands) Dec 21, 2013: MV Hanseatic at anchor off Port Stanley (Falkland Islands) Dec 23, 2013: The Shag Rocks in the Southern Ocean (located approx. 240 km/150 mi west of South Georgia) Dec 24, 2013: King Penguin colony, Salibury Plain (South Georgia) Dec 24, 2013: King Penguin chick, Salibury Plain (South Georgia) Dec 24, 2013: King Penguin colony, Salibury Plain (South Georgia) Dec 24, 2013: Fur Seal paradise... (with MV Hanseatic in the background), Stromness (South Georgia) Dec 24, 2013: Visitors at the Fur Seal paradise, Stromness (South Georgia) Dec 24, 2013: The last stretch of the legendary Dec 24, 2013: An Elephant Seal poses in front of the abandoned whaling station, Stromness (South Georgia) Dec 24, 2013: Baby Fur Seal, Stromness (South Georgia) Dec 25, 2013: Three King Penguins, a Fur Seal, a Snowy Sheathbill, and an Elephant Seal at the beach of Gold Harbour (South Georgia) Dec 25, 2013: Elephant Seals and King Penguins at Gold Harbour (South Georgia) Dec 25, 2013: Nomen est omen! - Gold Harbour (South Georgia) Dec 25, 2013: King Penguins, Gold Harbour (South Georgia) Dec 25, 2013: King Penguin colony, Gold Harbour (South Georgia) Dec 25, 2013: Fur Seal taking a bath, Gold Harbour (South Georgia) Dec 25, 2013: King Penguin colony, Gold Harbour (South Georgia) Dec 25: Zodiacs approach the MV Hanseatic off Gold Harbour (South Georgia) Dec 27, 2013: Tabular iceberg (spotted en route to the Antarctic Peninsula) Dec 28, 2013: Action! - The MV Hanseatic pushes through some ice (off the Antarctic Peninula) Dec 28, 2013: Bow view, MV Hanseatic (off the Antarctic Peninula) Dec 29, 2013: Zodiac landing at Cape Lookout, Elephant Island (South Shetland Islands) Dec 29, 2013: Chinstrap Penguin at Cape Lookout, Elephant Island (South Shetland Islands) Dec 29, 2013: Zodiac cruise at Point Wild, Elephant Island (South Shetland Islands) Dec 29, 2013: Fin Whale, Bransfield Strait (off the Antarctic Peninsula) Dec 29, 2013: Bransfield Strait (off the Antarctic Peninsula) Dec 30, 2013: The MV Hanseatic approaches a huge tabular iceberg in the Bransfield Strait (off the Antarctic Peninsula) Dec 30, 2013: Passing the huge tabular iceberg... (off the Antarctic Peninsula) Dec 30, 2013: Zodiac landing on an ice floe in the Bransfield Strait (off the Antarctic Peninsula) Dec 30, 2013: On the ice floe, the Adélie Penguins (don't) give a shit about the visitors and the MV Hanseatic... (Bransfield Strait, off the Antarctic Peninsula) Dec 30, 2013: Adélie Penguin on an ice floe (Bransfield Strait, off the Antarctic Peninsula) Jan 1, 2014: Zodiacs in front of the Skontorp Glacier, Paradise Bay (Antarctic Peninsula) Jan 1, 2014: MV Hanseatic approaching Lemaire Channel (Antarctic Peninsula) Jan 1, 2014: Petermann Island (Antarctic Peninsula) Jan 1, 2014: Gentoo Penguins with chick, Petermann Island (Antarctic Peninsula) Jan 1, 2014: Adélie Penguin with chick, Petermann Island (Antarctic Peninsula) Jan 3, 2014: Heavy traffic at Danco Island (Antarctic Peninsula) Jan 3, 2014: More heavy traffic at Danco Island (Antarctic Peninsula) Jan 5, 2014: Back home... (Drake Passage)
Expedition map Aug 17, 2013: MV Hanseatic in Aasiaat (Greenland) Aug 17, 2013: Fish market in Aasiaat (Greenland) Aug 18, 2013: Ice chunks at Qeqertarsuaq beach (Greenland) Aug 18, 2013: Qeqertarsuaq (Greenland) Aug 18, 2013: MV Hanseatic and Zodiacs in Ilulissat's Ice Fjord (Greenland) Aug 18, 2013: MV Hanseatic Aug 19, 2013: Uummannaq (Greenland) Aug 21, 2013: A warm welcome at foggy Pond Inlet beach (Nunavut, Canada) Aug 21, 2013: A STOP sign in Pond Inlet (Nunavut, Canada) Aug 22, 2013: MV Hanseatic and sister ship MV Bremen in Dundas Harbour (Nunavut, Canada) Aug 22, 2013: View from the main house of the uninhabited former Royal Mounted Police Station in Dundas Harbour (Nunavut, Canada) Aug 23, 2013: A polar bear mum suckling her cubs on the sea ice off Beechey Island (Nunavut, Canada) Aug 23, 2013: A polar bear mum and her cubs on the sea ice off Beechey Island (Nunavut, Canada) Aug 23, 2013: The legendary graves of the Franklin Expedition - and a bear watch - at Beechey Island (Nunavut, Canada) Aug 24, 2013: MV Hanseatic in the ice... Aug 24, 2013: MV Hanseatic in the ice... Aug 24, 2013: MV Hanseati Aug 24, 2013: MV Hanseatic off Fort Ross (Nunavut, Canada), an uninhabited former trading post of the Hudson's Bay Company Aug 26, 2013: Main street of Gjoa Haven/Uqsuqtuuq (Nunavut, Canada) Aug 26, 2013: Gjoa Haven/Uqsuqtuuq beach (Nunavut, Canada), MV Hanseatic at anchor Aug 27, 2013: Jenny Lind Island (Nunavut, Canada)... Gosh, it was raining!!! Aug 28, 2013: Wreck of Roald Amundsen's Aug 28, 2013: Old cementary of Cambridge Bay (Nunavut, Canada) Aug 28, 2013: A collection of Caribou antlers in Cambridge Bay (Nunavut, Canada) Aug 28, 2013: In Cambridge Bay (Nunavut, Canada) Aug 28, 2013: In Cambridge Bay (Nunavut, Canada) Aug 29, 2013: Inukshuk at Johansen Bay (Nunavut, Canada) Aug 29, 2013: MV Hanseatic and Zodiacs in Johansen Bay (Nunavut, Canada) Aug 30, 2013: Hyped up welcome committee at Holman/Ulukhaktok beach (Northwest Territories, Canada) Aug 30, 2013: A little girl and her grandma at Holman/Ulukhaktok beach (Northwest Territories, Canada) Aug 30, 2013: Air-dried Arctic Charr and traditional Ulu knife at Holman/Ulukhaktok beach (Northwest Territories, Canada) Aug 31, 2013: Musk ox skull at Pearce Point (Northwest Territories, Canada) Aug 31, 2013: Uninhabited hunting hut at the pebble beach of Pearce Point (Northwest Territories, Canada) Aug 31, 2013: A Grizzly was here... at Pearce Point (Northwest Territories, Canada) Aug 31, 2013: Smoking Hills (Northwest Territories, Canada); the cliffs contain strata of oil shales, which burn continuously as a result from autoignition... Crazy! Aug 31, 2013: Colored stones at Smoking Hills beach (Northwest Territories, Canada) Aug 31, 2013: Rainbow and MV Hanseatic off Smoking Hills (Northwest Territories, Canada) Sep 2, 2013: Bearded seal swimming around ice floes in the Canadian Beaufort Sea Sep 4, 2013: Guests gazing at the Northern Light off Herschel Island (Yukon, Canada) in the middle of the night... Sep 4, 2013: Northern Light off Herschel Island (Yukon, Canada) Sep 4, 2013: Northern Light off Herschel Island (Yukon, Canada) Sep 4, 2013: Bird's eye view of Sep 4, 2013: Remains of the former whaling station at Herschel Island (Yukon, Canada) Sep 4, 2013: Sep 4, 2013: Driftwood at Herschel Island (Yukon, Canada) Sep 7, 2013: Local kids check out MV Hanseatic off Point Hope (Alaska, USA) Sep 7, 2013: Traditional drum used in Point Hope (Alaska, USA); the handle is carved from a walrus tusk Sep 7, 2013: Inuit woman performing a traditional drum dance in Point Hope (Alaska, USA) Sep 7, 2013: The Whale Bone Cementary of Point Hope (Alaska, USA) Sep 7, 2013: Traditional feast site - marked with jaw bones of Bowhead Whales - of Point Hope (Alaska, USA) Sep 8, 2013: The Bering Strait teeming with walrus! (And, by the way, this is how the Int'l Date Line looks like...) Sep 10, 2013: Room with a view - or: culture shock in Vancouver (Canada)...
  • ANTARCTICA XXI: Cover photo pre-depature information brochure (2014/15)
  • Watson: Report from the Holuhraun eruption site, Iceland (2014)
  • ANTARCTICA XXI: Booklet cover photo (2013/14)
  • Sonntagszeitung: On I/B Kapitan Dranitsyn to Franz-Josef-Land in the Russian Arctic (2012)
  • Hurtigruten: Catalogue Expedition Cruises 2012/13
  • Action - Member magazine Greenpeace Nordic (fall 2012)
  • Lowepro: Testimonial (2012)
  • SWISS Magazine: With maître de cabine and naturalist Ruedi Abbühl in the Russian Arctic (2011)
  • Edition pol.pol: Book «FREEZE!» (a user's guide on polar photography, 2010)
  • Lowepro: April photo for the company's 2010 calendar
  • Berner Zeitung: Travel report on a winter cruise along the coast of Northern Norway (2009)
  • Polarnews: Report on micro-breweries in Greenland (2008)
  • Mittelland Zeitung: Background report on climate change in Antarctica (2006)
  • 20 Minuten: Travel report on an expedition cruise to Antarctica aboard I/B Kapitan Khlebnikov (2006)