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Photo Fun: How to Take Polar Jumping Selfies

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Imagine this: you are on the polar expedition of a lifetime. Forget about your location for a second. Instead, answer this: how will you capture these memories?

Go back in time 15 or 20 years and your best option was a digital or standard SLR camera. Today, thanks to advanced smartphone cameras, you have more options than ever before

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What Photography Gear Should You Bring to Antarctica?

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This popular guest post  by Dave Bouskill, photographer and half of the travel couple The Planet D was first published in 2013. 

Congratulations! You’ve bought your ticket to Antarctica! So you’ve made the leap, and now the hard part starts. What camera gear are you going to bring to capture these beautiful landscapes and wildlife?

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Low-Light Photography Tips for Epic Northern Lights & Starscape Pics in Polar Regions

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Imagine vast expanses of sky, free from air and light pollution, with even low magnitude stars are visible to the naked eye and a dizzying array of lights dance overhead. The polar regions are home to some of the most fantastic and original photography opportunities on the planet. However, conditions can make these areas among the most challenging for photographers, as well.

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Tips & Tricks for Amazing Polar Photography with Your Smartphone

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Over the last few years, built-in cameras have become standard in smartphones, and those built-in cameras have been getting better and better. Today, many smartphone cameras offer high definition, spot metering, adjustable exposure and endless photo editing apps which rival most point-and-shoot cameras on the market. When you’re planning an expedition into polar landscapes, that may mean a separate point-and-shoot camera is one less piece of equipment you need to pack. Or, as many of our passengers do, you might find that your smartphone camera is simply more convenient to carry and use when you're hiking, kayaking or on the go. Here are a few tricks for keeping your phone safe while taking awesome photos on your Arctic or Antarctic adventure.

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Polar Photography: Protecting Your Equipment in Extreme Conditions

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The icy landscapes and exotic wildlife found in polar expeditions simply beg to be photographed. Many of Quark’s passengers have flexed their photography skills in the polar landscape, capturing sweeping icebergs, intimate wildlife views and even underwater marine life.

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Pro Tips for Amazing Antarctic Photography: Q&A with Dave Merron

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Planning for your Antarctic adventure? Be sure to pack your camera to capture the amazing wildlife and vistas found only on the seventh continent. Depending on when you visit and how far south you travel, you may expect to see several different penguin species, possibly including their colonies and chicks. Antarctica is also home to a number of different kinds of whales, fur seals, sea lions and a dazzling variety of seabirds. Of course, you can count on seeing the stunning Antarctic Peninsula itself!

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