A Photographic Tribute to the Beauty of the High Arctic


The passion for The Cold.

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Some of the remotest places in Greenland (Nuugssuaq, Sermilikfjord, Liverpool Land), Franz Josef Land and the Arctic Ocean.

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Fundamental changes in the High Arctic which becomes un-frozen.


Take a look at the fine art photo book in English and German with its stunning wide scale photos, moving expedition stories and the scientific background about the warming Cryosphere from the Austrian Polar Research Institute.


Read the passionate FROZEN LATITUDES Essays.

Frozen Latitudes Events

Samstag, 14. Dezember 2019, 17:00

ARCOTEL Kaiserwasser, Wagramer Straße 8, 1220 Wien



Der Autor von “FROZEN LATITUDES” ist Schriftführer der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Polarforschung und berichtet als Augenzeuge über mehr als 30 Jahre von unglaublichen Veränderungen in der Arktis. Packend und anschaulich versteht er darzustellen wie es aktuell um die Polarwelt steht und was dahinter steht. Außergewöhnliche Expeditionsfotos und Videos führt er in einem multimedialen Vortrag über die Schönheit und Anfälligkeit Arktischer Landschaften zusammen. Sein Motto: Ein bewusster Umgang mit den Ressourcen unserer Welt steht an!

Frozen Latitudes Essays

Fundamental Change

A number of scientists who have actually been working with sea ice measurement had predicted some years ago that the retreat of Arctic summer sea ice would accelerate as it is part of a fundamental change. The same applies to the land ice masses like the Greenlandic ice sheet.


Unwrapping Frozen Latitudes

Sitting on a Grass Roof Enjoying a Wienerwald Spring morning on the grass roof of our shed   I could see a parcel delivery van turning into our side road and stopping in front of our house. On the parcel I spotted the letters “Seltmann PrintArt” and knew it was the delivery of the first…


Frozen Latitudes become real

Printing Frozen Latitudes Here in Lüdenscheid, Germany, the fine arts print company Seltmann Printart has started today with the print production of Frozen Latitudes. I’m here to sign-off the individual print sheets and fine tune the color settings. We are printing on a Heidelberg Speedmaster printer which is filling a whole hall of the print…


The mystical Aurora Borealis

Since 30 years I travel to the High Arctic. If there is one thing that blows my mind every time and is like a dream come true, it must be witnessing the colorful Aurora Borealis in the Night Sky. The cold Arctic air allows us to witness colors of an incredible intensity. On each of…


Hello, I’m Christoph.

CONTACT ME I live in beautiful Austria and I call myself lucky being surrounded by abundant nature and mountains. My eagerness longs for more pristine landscapes, though – travelling into the High Arctic is my passion. My enthusiasm for the cryosphere dates back to my childhood. At the age of seven I went up the…


Global warming impacts Arctic Wild Life

Since decades (around 30 years), I travel to the High Arctic. Unlike the stay-at-home-theorists, I experienced this vast environment first hand for many times. Here is what I saw regarding the global warming effects. And sometimes, it breaks my heart to see the beauty fade. We often traveled across the High Arctic by foot. During…