Aurora Expeditions, is celebrating World Photo Day

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Polar adventure specialist, Aurora Expeditions, is celebrating World Photo Day on Saturday, 19 August 2017 with an array of spectacular savings of up to US$1,500 per person on their up-coming photography expeditions to Antarctica and the European Arctic.

Joined by world-renowned photographers, passengers will have the opportunity to learn new photography skills and handy tips whilst discovering the best of the polar regions on a small ship expedition. From one-on-one sessions and dedicated workshops to post-production techniques and more, Aurora Expeditions’ photography guides will assist photography enthusiasts of all levels in capturing the very best of Antarctica and the Arctic’s spectacular landscapes and wildlife.

In Shackleton’s Footsteps, with Scott Portelli – This voyage will follow in the tracks of one of world’s greatest Antarctic explorers. Accompanied by the inspirational and award-laden photographer Scott Portelli, guests will wander through vast penguin colonies, search the coastline for leopard seals and whales, push through pack ice in the Weddell Sea, where Shackleton’s ship, the Endurance, finally succumbed to the deep, and walk the last leg of Shackleton’s South Georgia crossing. Departing Ushuaia, Argentina on 7 March 2018, the 18-voyage starts from US$14,300 per person, including FREE photography workshops with Scott Portelli.

SPECIAL OFFER: Save up to US$3,000 per couple when booked by 30 September 2017. Conditions apply.

Sub-Antarctic Safari, with Scott Portelli – Specially tailored for wildlife photography enthusiasts, this voyage allows for plenty of time to exploring and photographing the rarely-visited Falkland Islands and phenomenal wildlife of South Georgia. Accompanied by one of the masters of the wildlife photography, guests will visit the world’s largest black-browed albatross colony, capture throngs of king, Magellanic and rock hopper penguins, and revel in the incredible creatures of South Georgia and cross the Scotia Sea photographing seabirds and whales. Departing Santiago (or Punta Arenas), Chile on 24 March 2018, the 15-day voyage starts from US$10,900 per person, including FREE photography workshops with Scott Portelli.

SPECIAL OFFER: Save up to US$3,000 per couple when booked by 30 September 2017. Conditions apply.

Jewels of the Arctic, with Michael Baynes – Venture through the European Arctic’s majestic wilderness with a highly-experienced premier league polar photographer Michael Baynes. Photographers of all interests will be in paradise, with spellbinding sights such as the ethereal beauty of Scoresby Sund’s icebergs, the mighty polar bear, exquisite, lingering pink ‘midnight sun’ sunsets and the remote, colourful village of Ittoqqortoormiit in East Greenland for a taste of local history and culture. Departing Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen on 19 August 2018, the 14-day voyage starts from AU$8,900 per person, including FREE photography workshops with Michael Baynes.

SPECIAL OFFER: Receive a FREE 2-night European City stopover worth AU$690 per person when booking before 30 September 2017. Conditions apply.

In-depth Antarctica & South Georgia, with Peter Eastway – Join internationally-renowned photographer and Netflix series Tales By Light’s guest photographer Peter Eastway for the ultimate photography adventure, on this one-of-a-kind early season Antarctic adventure! Spectacular iceberg formations, early season light throwing ice-clad mountains into high relief, pristine landscapes clad in fresh snow and South Georgia’s wildlife oasis including some of the world’s largest king penguin colonies, as well as haul outs of fur and elephant seals and spectacular bird life, make for an unforgettable portfolio of classic Antarctic photographs. Departing Santiago (or Punta Arenas), Chile on 1 December 2018, the 18-day voyage starts from US$14,600 per person, including FREE photography workshops with Peter Eastway.

SPECIAL OFFER: Receive an early bird discount of 15% per person when booked by 30 September 2017. Conditions apply.

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For bookings or more information on Aurora Expeditions’ photography program, visit www.auroraexpeditions.co.uk, email info@auroraexpeditions.com.au or call 020 7978 4543.

Free polar photography handbook – Click here and download your complimentary copy of Aurora Expeditions’ polar photography handbook and find out all you need to know about polar photography.

Watch – Get a taste of the photography experience with Aurora Expeditions, click here to watch their short film about shooting in the polar regions.

Images – click here to download images.

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