Quark Expeditions has announced a new photography-themed trip to Spitsbergen for the 2023 Arctic sailing season, positioning it as a dream trip for photographers, according to a company press release.
Beginners and advanced photographers can explore Spitsbergen in the Norwegian Arctic and hone their photography skills at the same time on the 11-day Spitsbergen Photography: Under the Midnight Sun expedition, which Quark Expeditions offers from July 19-29, 2023.
Inspiring guests through the snow-capped mountains, massive glaciers, deep-walled fjords and tundra of Spitsbergen will be award-winning photographer, filmmaker and lecturer Chris Linder.
July is a magical time to visit Svalbard, when light-drenched summer days fuel a brief but intense burst of life, from tiny tundra flowers to polar bears, walruses and whales,” says Chris Linder, who photographed more than 50 scientific expeditions. after moving from naval officer and oceanographic researcher to visual storyteller. “The diversity of subjects and the enchanting low-angle light make this expedition a photographer’s dream,” Linder added.
Guests will enjoy this photography-themed trip aboard the 128-passenger Ocean Adventurer.
“We are so proud to have created this unique itinerary specifically for Arctic photographers,” said Thomas Lennartz, Vice President of Sales at Quark Expeditions. “The impetus for this itinerary came from our guests who expressed a desire to hone their photography skills in Spitsbergen, which is known as the wildlife capital of the Arctic. We are also delighted that our guests can learn from an award-winning photographer like Chris Linder who has worked for many years in the Arctic.