Tag: herbert ponting

  • Herbert Ponting: A Pioneer in Expedition Photography

    written by bsmart on 2012-08-16
    Herbert Ponting: A Pioneer in Expedition Photography

    As the first professional photographer to be included in an Antarctic expedition, Herbert Ponting was a pioneer in the realm of expedition photo- and cinematography. Having travelled with the Terra Nova Expedition, he has captured some of the most enduring photographs during the height of Antarctic exploration.

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  • Influential Photographs: Terra Nova (1911) by Herbert George Ponting

    written by cheeo on 2013-12-02
    Influential Photographs: Terra Nova (1911) by Herbert George Ponting

    The biting cold alone is a worthy opponent for any foolhardy man but it has claimed lives of even the most seasoned explorers. Photographer Herbert Ponting brought back images of the famed ship Terra Nova as it cut through the icy seas during the Antarctic Exploration race of the 1900s.