Glaciers in a fjord in Svalbard, north of Norway in the Arctic Circle

Svalbard (Part 2-thermal preparation)

Traveling to a polar region, whether the Arctic or the Antarctic, instantly brings to mind glaciers, icebergs, and very possibly snow, sleet or rain.  These regions also can have rapidly

Total Solar Eclipse: Dress Rehearsal part 4

(Editor’s note: Marie Tartar and her husband Steve Eilenberg have been getting ready to photograph the eclipse on August 21st. In this concluding installment, she chronicles their dress rehearsal for

Total Solar Eclipse: Eye Protection part 2

(Editor’s note: Marie Tartar continues her series of guest posts regarding her and her husband’s preparations for the upcoming total solar eclipse. The photograph above is of from the area

Total Solar Eclipse Preparation – part 1

(Editor’s note: Marie Tartar’s photography, above and below the waterline, is compelling. In the first part of her series of guest posts, she describes the origins of her love of