Spirit of Adventure

Category: Sense of Place


Photo and caption by Vadim Balakin

This shot was done from a helicopter that belonged to the Icebreaker "Kapitan Dranitsyn", which is shown on the shot, during expedition to Franz Josef Land in Arctic Ocean in July 2011. Low temperature, strong wind and open door of the helicopter: I could hardly see something in the viewfinder because of the tears from my eyes, but still the shot was done perfectly almost blindly. Canon EOS 5D Mark II + Canon EF24-105 f/4L IS USM

Location: Franz Josef Land, Arctic Ocean, Russia

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