Photographer Tim Kemple strives to capture situations and perspectives that few people would ever see, let alone feel comfortable experiencing. But don’t let the pursuit of discomfort ruin your shot. Here are his tips for surviving a cold night with your camera.
Two of Europe’s best ice climbers joined photographer Tim Kemple and a two-person film crew from SmugMug to explore the Vatnajökull, or Vatna, Glacier of southeastern Iceland. The ice climbing featured in the photo essay is unique because they were climbing on, and sometimes inside, Europe’s biggest glacier. Read more about essential equipment the ice climbers used to ascend these vertical landscapes of frozen water.