Brilliant Blue Beauty

I saw some spectacular photography and just had to share it with you.  The work is done by Alex Cornell.  He traveled to Antarctica last year, where he was able to capture that most elusive of creatures, a flipped iceberg.   We talk about how 90% of the iceberg is underwater.  Now you can see what it looks like.  Stunning.  Breathtaking.  You can visit Alex’s site for more photographs from the trip.  You can’t see the scale of the iceberg in this shot but he has others where you can see how it towers over the land masses nearby.


Cornell is quoted in this blog from the photography site, Fstoppers: 

“Antarctica is one of those places where you can point the camera in any direction and come away with something spectacular,” says Cornell in a discussion with Fstoppers. “Typically icebergs are white, with blue accents near the water — this by contrast one was alien-blue. More like a galactic artifact than anything terrestrial. These shots were taken at water level from a little Zodiac cruiser. Most likely, this was a very old glacier — the blue basically being the glacial equivalent of aging white hairs.”

The blog also explains more about the composition of these giant blue gems of the ocean, so please visit Fstoppers for more.

I hope I brought a little awe and wonder to your day.

Hi.  I’m Chris.  I’m an introvert.  All of my postings tend to reflect my introvert world in some way or another.  Join me and like minded introverts for a special slant on the world.



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