Max Lowe@max.lowe

~ Picture taker and story maker ~ @natgeo Explorer : Director with @steptstudios

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Mornings frost and cover.


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Back on ice of a different type. Pickin up The Scepter this last week.


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Lost Continent XXI // The Beagle Channel in retrospect, what a wild and wonderful journey it was.


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Lost Continent XX // From beneath the still surface of the Beagle Channel, Peale's Dolphins, a harbinger of our return to shallower waters, ushered fourth for a bow ride and a closer look.


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Lost Continent XIX // I suppose it ends as it began with surging swell and howling winds.


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Lost Continent XVIII // The Emperor has no cloths; just a dense layer of insulating filoplume and waterproof preen body feathers so they can cruise around in the coldest place on earth like it ain’t no thang. Juvenile Emperor penguin on ice celebrating New Year’s Day on the Antarctic Peninsula.


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Lost continent XVII // Light was meant to play in these fjords and channels, valleys and peaks. The Antarctic Peninsula and the midnight sun form as close a perfect union as I have ever seen.


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Lost Continent XVI // “What you cant hear in the still grabs is the sound of me screaming into my regulator, but she only came passed once, looked us up and down and disappeared back into the murky blue.” Photo and quote as I remember it from @mayasantangelo about her encounter with a massive 2 meter long Leopard Seal, one of the top apex predators of the Antarctic, while diving from The NG Orion in Port Lockroy.


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Lost Continent XV // Like a ghost the little crescent dorsal of the Minke Whale skirted the mirror-like surface of the silent bay, reminding me just how much remained below.


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Lost Continent XIV // To those who came before, who weathered the storms in wool knickers and waxed canvas, who saw the Antarctic with new eyes and opened up the imagination of the world in regards to this wildest wild, your memory is in the details.


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Lost Continent XIII // The Lemaire Channel beckons.


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Lost Continent XII // Dough boy (elephant seal)


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