Achim Dittrich participated in the Greenland – Into the Ice Cap 2017 workshop. Here he explains how he developed his passion for photography:

“I have a passion for nature since I was little. During my university time in 1986, I did a hike in the Sarek national park which was an exceptional place and the view from the top of the Skjerfe over the Rapadalen is something I always remember. It was also there where photography fascinated me and I pursued it as a hobby from there on.

Later my job as a project manager left me little time and I also wanted to wait until digital photography had matured so it took until 2011 when I started with photography again and ever since then I am doing it very passionately.

Most of the images which I sent can also be found on my web site (”

About the Greenland trip, Achim says:

“The workshop on Greenland was indeed exceptional. The rock from where you overlook the icefjord is simply a magic place in the arctic light at night.”

Below is a selection of the magic …