A cold environment can be attractive for all sorts of reasons to a keen photographer. Landscapes of ice and snow allow for abstract and striking compositions and often the air is clear and the light clarity can be extraordinary.
Seeing them approach can inspire feelings of wonder, caution, and fear. When captured in an image a storm can add a dramatic element to a popular location, or it can stand alone as a showcase of the forces of nature.
This category asked for photographs of landscape or seascape with minimal evidence of human settlement or interference.
These photos will be exhibited at the South Australian Museum in Adelaide (18 August to 3 October) and the Australian Museum in Sydney (19 August to 9 October).