Hikers pass by a Gentoo Penguin (Pygoscelis papua) in the Pleneau Bay area on the Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica.

    Photo Credit: Andrew Peacock

    Iceberg, Paradise Harbor, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica.

    Photo Credit: Andrew Peacock

    Three Gentoo Penguins (Pygoscelis papua), Cierva Cove, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica.

    Photo Credit: Andrew Peacock

    Passengers from the Akademik Shokalskiy photograph a lone emperor penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri), East Antarctica.

    Photo Credit: Andrew Peacock

    Adélie penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae) in a blizzard, East Antarctica. Australasian Antarctic Expedition.

    Photo Credit: Andrew Peacock

    Brett Miller is belayed by Sabina Allemann as he is climbing frozen Kinshi Falls in Sounkyo Gorge, Daisetsuzan National Park, Hokkaido, Japan

    Photo Credit: Andrew Peacock

    New Zealand, Otago, Westland Tai Poutini National Park. Climbers, Sabina Allemann and Damien Gildea crossing the Fox Glacier neve on snowshoes.

    Photo Credit: Andrew Peacock

    New Zealand, South Island, Otago. Dawn light on the Harris mountains.

    Photo Credit: Andrew Peacock

    New Zealand, Otago, Wye Creek basin. Ice climbers, Zac Trembath-Pitham and Mark James crampon past a chandelier of blue ice.

    Photo Credit: Andrew Peacock

    Hiking through the snow, Pisa Range, Otago, New Zealand.

    Photo Credit: Andrew Peacock

    Approach to Drygalski Fjord, South Georgia Island.

    Photo Credit: Andrew Peacock

    Pam Weiss and her dog Shadow enjoying a perfect March day, Portage Glacier, Chugach National Forest, Alaska.

    Photo Credit: Carl Battreall

    At the end of a long day in the mountains, a tired climbing team snuggles into a snow hole as the sun drops below the horizon.

    Photo Credit: Corey Rich

    New Zealand, South Island, Otago. Karen Vejsbjerg enjoys a rest after a day spent constructing an igloo on a wilderness medical course.

    Photo Credit: Andrew Peacock

    Iceberg detail, Antarctic Peninsula

    Photo Credit: Andrew Peacock

    McBride Inlet, Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska, USA.

    Photo Credit: Andrew Peacock

    Ice climbing at Wye Creek, New Zealand

    Photo Credit: Andrew Peacock

    Whaler’s Bay, Deception Island, Antarctica

    Photo Credit: Andrew Peacock

GALLERY: Shoot in the cold

By AG STAFF | August 9, 2016

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.