John Conn

John Conn, spent 45 days in 2010 in Antarctica and Patagonia, traveling and hiking to capture the land and seascapes.

He spent over 20 days journeying over 3,200 nautical miles in Antarctica before heading to Patagonia for the second part of his expedition. Throughout his journey, he referenced the stories of Antarctic explorers, Ernest Shackleton and Robert Scott. Like them, he saw his surroundings to be dangerous, inhospitable and forbidding.

According to John, "There's menace here and the feel of it stays with you…it towers over you. And when you've left the continent, it's still in your memory."


John  Conn

John Conn

John Conn Biography

John Conn got his start as a Marine Combat photographer, and later earned his BFA at the School of Visual Arts in New York.

As a freelance photographer, he has captured a range of subjects photojournalism, landscapes, architecture, underwater images and he has been published in The New York Times, American Photographer, Nikon World (just to name a few).

His iconic New York City Subway series photography is part of the permanent collection of the Museum of the City of New York..

John Conn Description

John Conn, who spent 45 days in 2010 in Antarctica and Patagonia, traveling and hiking to capture the land and seascapes.

He spent over 20 days journeying over 3,200 nautical miles in Antarctica before heading to Patagonia for the second part of his expedition. Throughout his journey, he referenced the stories of Antarctic explorers, Ernest Shackleton and Robert Scott. Like them, he saw his surroundings to be dangerous, inhospitable and forbidding.

According to John, "There's menace here and the feel of it stays with you…it towers over you. And when you've left the continent, it's still in your memory."

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