I was a member of the Australian Antarctic Expedition on the East Antarctic fast ice when a nasty blizzard arrived. As we made our way to the safety of our ship, the dark shapes of a huddle of Adélie penguins could just be discerned amid the starkly beautiful icy landscape.

East Antarctica

Canon EOS 5D Mk II, EF24Ð105mm, f/5.4 L IS USM at 105mm, 1/500, f/19, ISO 200, handheld

by Andrew Peacock, Queensland