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Ilulisat ice fiord
Jun 07

#240. Ilulissat Icefjord

By Paul Perton | Travel Photography

I watched the depth sounder as our boat left harbour; 10m, 12m, 18m, 250m. That made the size of the icebergs stranded in Disco Bay even bigger than I’d imagined. And this image? You’d be forgiven for thinking I might have walked closer for an even more impressive shot. No. My vantage point was the […]

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Looking west - iceberg from the air
Jun 05

#238. Going aerial

By Paul Perton | Travel Photography

An aerial photographic opportunity has become a part of the Better Moments tour offering. We all managed to squeeze into the Bell Jet Ranger at Ilulissat airport and headed for the icefjord, cameras securely strapped to various parts of our anatomy – the doors has been opened and belts were keeping us (nervously) in our […]

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Ice pool
Jun 03

#236. Iceberg ice pool

By Paul Perton | Travel Photography

The boat nuzzled up to the ‘berg, a dozen photographers clustered as near as the rail would permit – a unique composition amongst a region packed with photo opportunities. Alone, the ice pool is visually interesting, a puzzle as to how it came to be – on top of the iceberg as it is. In […]

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Evening wake, Ilulisat ice fiord
Jun 01

#234. Evening wake

By Paul Perton | Travel Photography

There are several ways to see Greenland’s icebergs. Walking any distance away from the country’s few settlements soon takes on marathon proportions, as the snow remains knee deep all year ’round. Another is a boat trip that can get you into the Ilulissat icefjord, close to the action and with a knowledgeable skipper, keep you […]

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