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SeaLegacy co-founder, National Geographic photographer, acclaimed ocean conservationist, and TED Talks favorite, Paul Nicklen traces his extraordinary love affair with the polar regions in his most recent book, Born to Ice. His powerful images of iconic arctic and antarctic wildlife and scenery, coupled with his inspiring photographic storytelling, blends ethereal beauty of the icy landscape with a compelling call to action.


Powerful images of wildlife pair with Paul Nicklen’s love affair with the polar regions in the compelling visual story he tells in his new book Born to Ice. Experience life through the Arctic lens. (…)


Born to Ice is a stunning collection of Paul Nicklen’s photographs of the landscape and wildlife of the polar regions. Their serene beauty compels reflection on the environmental disaster gathering pace in these far-flung parts.


The images in this book show us vast and soaring polar landscapes that somehow seem beyond our ability to have any impact upon, yet we are impacting them with choices we make every day.


A window into the world of ice: Award-winning photos from the man devoted to polar life

Canadian photographer Paul Nicklen has spent most of his life out in the polar wilderness capturing its most majestic wildlife and captivating landscapes. In a newly released compendium of his best work, Born to Ice, Leonardo DiCaprio writes in the foreword: “To witness the Arctic and Antarctica through Paul Nicklen’s lens is to experience hope in action. As a collection, the images build in scope and power, leaving you profoundly affected and deepening your sense of commitment to protect these stunning parts of our planet. (…)


(…) The title is as true of the photographer as it is of the subjects he captures in glorious images from the polar regions (…)


(…) presents a selection of Nicklen’s greatest and most thought-provoking work (…) 

Book of the month (…) Born to Ice presents a selection of Nicklen’s greatest and most thought-provoking work to stunning effect. A huge book, measuring over one foot wide and containing more than 300 pages, it is bursting with spectacular colour and black & white images, many of them printed as double-page spreads for maximum impact. Nicklen’s love of Arctic and Antarctic landscapes and their inhabitants – human and animal alike – shines through his photographs. (…) The photographs are beautiful, with tender and sometimes humorous depictions of the animals, but there is a strong underlying message (…)

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Born to Ice: (…) incredible photos of life in the world’s coldest corners

In his new book ‚Born to Ice‘, photographer and conservationist Paul Nicklen heads to the world’s polar regions to capture fascinating wildlife and awe-inspiring icebergs. (…) The photobook provides a powerful account of iconic Arctic and Antarctic scenery, with a foreword by actor and conservationist Leonardo DiCaprio, which highlights the importance of our oceans and how we can do more to protect marine life.


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