Balakin Spirit of Adventure-600

flag russie Vadim Balakin
Photographer • Russia

The Spirit of Adventure - Franz Josef Land, Russia
The Icebreaker ‘Kapitan Dranitzyn’ goes through the ices of the Arctic Ocean, off Franz Josef Land I made this shot from the helicopter with open doors at -10 °C windy winter weather.



"If we will all now support ‘The Call of the Poles’ may be the governments of many countries hear our voice to make both Poles better"

Vadim Balakin is a professional landscape and wildlife photographer based in Ekaterinburg, Middle Urals, Russia. During this last 5 years, he has been shooting many Arctic locations at Franz Joseph Land, Svalbard, Lofoten Islands. He thinks Arctic and Antarctic regions must be all free from any industry intervention. The ice melting is extremely fast and this causes a climate change that threatens Arctic wild animal populations and the fragile Arctic nature.

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