James Vedder Imaging

See deeply in order to better photograph; photograph in order to see more deeply. -JNV dates are upload dates

Jumping Polar Bears

Hw often do you get to photograph bears this close in the wild? Answer: once in 83 years!

Arctic View, 2018

These Arctic photos were taken from an exploratory/ research vessel in and around Svalbard, Norway in late summer 2018.

Arctic View, 2018

Arctic photos from Svalbard, Norway and north to 82 degrees, Aug-Sep 2018

Arctic View, 2018

Arctic photos from Svalbard, Norway and north to 82 degrees, Aug-Sep 2018

Arctic View, 2018

Arctic View, 2018

Glacier meets sea.Arctic View, 2018

Coastline along Svalbard, Norway

Norse scene dwarfs boatArctic View, 2018

Four layers

Arctic View, 2018

Glacier face-on

Arctic View, 2018

Arctic View, 2018

Lighting at dusk

Calving iceberg lookout

A closer look

If you were a painter, what shades of blue would you need?

Arctic View, 2018

The Newborn Iceberg in Shadow.

Jade Iceberg!

An amazing sight!! This 'berg broke off from the bottom of the fjord. See our essay on the color of icebergs.

Jade Iceberg View 2

Jade Iceberg View 3

Jade Iceberg View 4

Jade IcebergJade Iceberg View 5

Blue Glacier. Wow!

Arctic View, 2018

Sea Ice

Reindeer on Svalbard (Spitsbergen)

In context

Arctic View, 2018

Can you spot the human figure (shows scale)

Arctic View, 2018

Arctic View, 2018

How many variations of blue?

Contrast

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Africa

Images from Morocco, Kenya, Tanzania, Tunisia and other African countries.

Landscapes

The Shared Beauty of Nature

Travels

Images of Africa, Asia, and Europe

Black and White

Images that emphasize texture, form etc.

Guest Artists

The woman’s eyes blend into the dark around her. The artist is “photographer Sebastion Unrau,... Deutschland.” He started in 2015! Nicole S is a young woman not afraid to experimebnt and

Light

Light and Lighting

Nature

Mostly flowers and small animals

Asia

Selected photos from Philippines, Thailand, Japan, etc.

Artwork by Hand Helps us See

A few sketches, drawings, paintings to help us see for photography

Images for Essays

images, slides to insert into essays

Arctic

Arctic photos from Svalbard, Norway and north to 82 degrees, Aug-Sep 2018