The Spiritual Dimensions of the High Arctic

During every visit to the Arctic I return grateful for the life deepening experiences I receive. Nature is so close and so vast. In this amazing silence and space, I feel gratitude for life-in-abundance stimulated from the scarce and sometimes hostile environment. It is also about the daily experience of freedom empowered by a self…

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Sortebrae-Friendships

Photo by Marco Nescher, 2018     Have you heard about Sortebrae-friendships? Can glaciers of cold and frozen matter create friendships? Just search on the Internet for “Sortebrae” and you will come across a few hits, mainly references to scientific papers on the ice dynamics of this large East Greenland outlet glacier at 69° northern…

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Frozen Latitudes: Vom fotografischen Herzensprojekt zum eigenen Bildband

Sandra Petrowitz berichtet über die Entstehungsgeschichte, Hintergründe und Erfahrungen des Buchprojektes FROZEN LATITUDES im fotoespresso 3/20. Freier Download unter www.fotoespresso.de! »Manchmal musst ein Wagnis eingehen«, sagt Ruhsam. »Sonst liegst halt im Bett und stirbst. Auch fad.« Vom Foto zum Fine Art Print, von Reiseeindrücken zum Fotobuch: Viele Fotografen möchten ihre Bilder nicht nur am Bildschirm…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Hello, I’m Christoph.

I’m Christoph, as passionate photographer of Pure Landscapes, focusing on the Arctic and how it is impacted by global warming. Aside my main occupation in the IT industry I’m engaged with the Austrian Polar Research Institute, where I voluntarily take care of public relations and social media. I live in beautiful Austria and I call…

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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…

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Remotest Inuit Community

Since 30 years, I travel to the High Arctic. One of the many amazing experiences was, when we visited the remotest village on earth. The photos and texts in this Blog can be found in my Book “Frozen Latitudes”, where I collected the best photos and stories of my life. It was a real winter…

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Best Investment of my Life

Since 30 years, I travel to the High Arctic. It would be an understatement if I’d say that this time has formed my life, mind and Soul. Here is, how it all started, and why I come back every time and share my experiences with the world. My wife Ursi and I, along with our friend Martin, once…

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