Magda Biernat’s Adrift Series Documents the Deep Cold

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All images by Magda Biernat. Used with permission. © Magda Biernat courtesy the artist and Robert Klein Gallery

What would possess you to go to the cold? If you’re photographer Magda Biernat, then it’s all about having a fascination with structures. Magda is a fellow Magnum Photos alumni (I worked under her for a special project) and has since continued to work on her photography and display it at galleries. Her Adrift series is a compilation of work done in some of the coldest places on Earth that involved capturing stunning images of glaciers and Inupiat eskimo huts.

We talked to Magda about the challenges of shooting in the cold, the logistics, and the biggest scare about doing work like this.



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Adrift is a Mesmerizing Time Lapse of the San Francisco Fog

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Last year I visited San Francisco and loved it. The Vimeo blog recently featured this stunning time lapse from Simon Christen. Simon spent two years trying to create this: and it involved waking up at 5AM, looking at weather forecasts, and loads more planning. There was also lots of failure involved where the fog would be too high, too low, or gone sometimes.

But it all paid off quite well for him. Take a look and prepare to be astonished after the jump.

Via Laughing Squid

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