Thursday, December 7, 2006

Ice in Motion - Art Quinn

The ice near Palmer Station is in constant motion, changing every minute. In the following pictures, I use time-lapse photography to show the live flow of the ice.


If you watch long enough, the images morph. Here I see the sky and mountains.

This image depicts a close-up of the water and ice flowing around a rock.

Here is the "satellite view" of the same inlet.


This is a magnified closeup of the ice. Reminds me of a night sky.

Detailed photo of spray on rocks.

9 Comments:

Blogger Rian said...

I am completely enjoying [both of] your pictures and commentrary every day. Thank you for sharing.

12/7/06, 5:43 PM  
Blogger Brandy said...

Speechless! I love seeing all these different pictures!

12/7/06, 7:45 PM  
Blogger Alto2 said...

More great photos. These really convey the movement of the ice and spray. You spoke of a newly calved glacier today. What does that sound like as it's happening? Maybe you could give us some aural descriptions of your environment, too.

12/7/06, 7:50 PM  
Blogger wyldthang said...

HI! I've been enjoying your blog! The joy you feel in exploring the ice and rock there really shines through in your pictures. I saw a display of paintings about Antarctica a few years ago at OMSI in Portland, OR. It must be fun to explore a place so other from what you've known. Hopefully Starbucks will never open up shop there! Keep having fun and stay warm!!

12/7/06, 8:12 PM  
Blogger ryan said...

great pictures pop

12/7/06, 10:22 PM  
Blogger sew miaow said...

I'm not sure what I am going to do when I can't get my fix of Antarctica photos from your blog! Thank you for sharing your wonderful images.

12/8/06, 12:07 AM  
Blogger Tom Rampton said...

David, your photographs (including the ones of ice) are truly spectacular! I particularly liked the ones that show the flow. Your molding process is very interesting, too.

12/8/06, 12:26 AM  
Anonymous Santiago said...

yay! thei're in big resolution again :D thank you! it looks way much better in 1024x768 than the resized ones you posted before of 500x375
BTW, is there any way that i could have the pictures of the stripy ice in 1024x768 resolution? they are awesome. or if you could post them again for everyone's delight :D

12/8/06, 5:53 AM  
Blogger Kris in Hawaii said...

Art--simply gorgeous photos. Thanks for taking the time out of your busy days to share all this with us.

12/8/06, 3:34 PM  

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