Andy Townsend is a freelance photographer and computer programmer,
who has travelled and photographed extensively in Australia,
New Zealand, North America, Northern Europe and Antarctica.
environmentalist, he believes in the power of the visual
image to inspire and educate. Andy has had a variety
of work published in diaries, calendars, magazines and
books around the world and he has exhibited at the Wilderness
Gallery, Cradle Mountain, Tasmania. In 2003 he won an
award in the BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition.
When not taking photos in far-away lands, Andy enjoys being in the
garden, kayaking and going on long walks on the local mountain with
his partner and dog.
Lyn Irvine, a nature photographer and marine biologist, has spent
over thirty months working on the Antarctic continent.
She has explored much of eastern Antarctica and spent a fourteen
month ‘winter’ at
Mawson Station in 2001.
Lyn believes that sharing the
beauty of Antarctica will encourage protection of this
unique continent forever. Her photographs have been published in
various Antarctic books and magazines and were selected as part of
an Australian Antarctic Division exhibition at Parliament House,
Canberra, in May 2004.
Lyn lives just south of Hobart with her partner and young daughter,
and can often be found bushwalking, scuba diving or wandering along
her local beach.
These beautiful and evocative photographs are featured in Images
of Antarctica 2005, a superbly-produced calendar which
can be ordered directly from their web