Inside the Antarctic huts of Scott and Shackleton
Experience a unique part of history through Jane Ussher's captivating photographs of Scott and Shackleton's exploration huts in Antarctica.
Jane Ussher is one of New Zealand's foremost portrait photographers, best known for the impressive body of work she developed during twenty-nine years as chief photographer at the New Zealand Listener, New Zealand's leading arts and current affairs weekly magazine. Jane's work has also been published in several books, Gone North (2004) with Dame Fiona Kidman, Jane Ussher Portraits (2004) and Martin Bosley Cooks (2006), and her work features regularly in magazines such as NZ Geographic, Sunday Magazine, Life & Leisure and House & Garden, Metro and North & South. Created with her favourite camera, a medium format Hasselblad, Jane's images are beautiful, revealing, often sombre, and always true to the integrity of the person or object she is photographing. She lives in Auckland with her husband Grant Gallagher and their son Nicholas. Nigel Watson is the Executive Director of Antarctic Heritage Trust. The Trust cares, amongst other heritage sites, for the expedition bases left by Captain Scott and Ernest Shackleton in Antarctica. Nigel has spent the past decade working to save this amazing legacy for current and future generations. He has led, or participated in, expeditions to Antarctica annually over that time. Nigel is a graduate in Antarctic studies and has qualifications in law and commerce. When not working, thinking or dreaming of Antarctica, Nigel is busy with his wife raising three boys in one of the gateways to Antarctica - Christchurch, New Zealand.