“POLAR WONDERS: Photographs from the End of the Earth” is a celebration of the beauty and diversity of some of the most remote and fragile ecosystems on our planet.
Photographer Daisy Gilardini fell in love with Antarctica during her first trip there in 1997 and has since spent most of her time photographing the polar regions.
In 13 years of explorations, Daisy has witnessed fast changes occurring in the polar areas due to increasing global warming. Her work shines with empathy as she takes pictures of friends, not just animals.
Her passion for the natural world has resulted in a lifelong commitment to promote conservation measures and inspire others to respect and preserve our planet.
Since 1989 Daisy Gilardini has visited more than 65 countries with camera in hand. After falling in love with Antarctica during her first trip there in 1997, she has spent most of her time photographing the Polar Regions. Daisy’s images have been published internationally by leading magazines and organizations, such as National Geographic, Smithsonian, BBC Wildlife, Nature’s Best,Outdoor Photography, Greenpeace, World Wildlife Fund, among many others. Her work has received awards at the most prestigious international photo contests such as the “IPA International Photography Award”, “BBC Wildlife photographer of the year”, “Photography Master Award”, “Travel Photography of the Year” and “Nature’s Best”. In April 2010 Daisy had the great honor to be part of the jury of the “BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year. Her passion for the natural world has grown into a lifelong commitment to disseminate conservation messages and inspire others to respect and preserve our fragile planet.