Taking pictures and filming on the ice

Picture Galleries

Every season, we publish pictures from Antarctica and we now have quite an archive available. You can follow the life of the Princess Elisabeth Station from its origins in Brussels until the present.

  • Into the Polar Night

    in Daily Life

    Into the Polar Night

    Come the month of March, the Antarctic daylight gradually fades into the deep darkness of winter. The station will have to live up to some fearcefull winds and extremely low…

  • Solar panels

    in Building the station

    Solar panels

    Whether it's installing the solar pannels on the outside walls of the Princess Elisabeth Station, unloading the containers, or working setting up the interior of the station, everyone at Utsteinen…

  • Whiteout at Utsteinen

    in Daily Life

    Whiteout at Utsteinen

    Until now, we had only had good weather at Utsteinen, which fooled us into thinking that summer in Antarctica wasn't going to be as bad as we had thought. But…

  • Sunday in Utsteinen

    in Daily Life

    Sunday in Utsteinen

    Even though it's Sunday, Utsteinen is filled with activity. A convoy of Prinoths braves the last difficulties in hauling the containers from the coast to the station, while a few…

  • Windscoop

    in Daily Life


    One of the most beautiful landscape features in Antarctica is the windscoop. This natural feature results from the wind brushing up against the ice and shaping the landscape into a…