The daredevil who risked death for great photos on disastrous Shackleton expedition

2022-01-29 11:41:00 PM

The daredevil who risked death for great photos on disastrous Shackleton expedition

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The daredevil who risked death for great photos on disastrous Shackleton expedition

Little did Frank Hurley and Ernest Shackleton know that the photographs and the film would be a chronicle not of success but of survival against the odds

shownby the British Film Institute (BFI) as part of a special season to mark the centenary of Shackleton’s death — would be a chronicle not of success but of survival against the odds. Famously, Shackleton’s ship, the Endurance, which left England on Aug. 8, 1914 with 28 men, 69 dogs and pounds 50,000 worth of the latest scientific and technical equipment, became trapped in ice the following January.

AdvertisementThis advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below.Article contentThere was nothing the men could do but wait for summer and for the ice to melt. Hurley’s photographs contrast the landscape — as unforgiving as Dante’s ninth circle of hell — with the reassuring routine of daily life, first on board the Endurance and then, after the ship began to break up, on the ice where they set up camp. There are pictures of men eating seal blubber, exercising their dogs and playing football.

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The daredevil who risked death for great photos on disastrous Shackleton expeditionLittle did Frank Hurley and Ernest Shackleton know that the photographs and the film would be a chronicle not of success but of survival against the odds

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Famously, Shackleton’s ship, the Endurance, which left England on Aug. 8, 1914 with 28 men, 69 dogs and pounds 50,000 worth of the latest scientific and technical equipment, became trapped in ice the following January. 8, 1914 with 28 men, 69 dogs and pounds 50,000 worth of the latest scientific and technical equipment, became trapped in ice the following January. Advertisement This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. Read more: Guidelines released for who can receive Paxlovid treatment for COVID-19 in Ontario “It is fantastic news that this new treatment, the latest cutting-edge drug that the NHS is rolling out through new COVID-19 medicine delivery units, will now be available to help those at highest risk of COVID-19,” National Health Service medical director Stephen Powis said. Article content There was nothing the men could do but wait for summer and for the ice to melt. Article content There was nothing the men could do but wait for summer and for the ice to melt. Hurley’s photographs contrast the landscape — as unforgiving as Dante’s ninth circle of hell — with the reassuring routine of daily life, first on board the Endurance and then, after the ship began to break up, on the ice where they set up camp. Saturday, Jan.

There are pictures of men eating seal blubber, exercising their dogs and playing football. There are pictures of men eating seal blubber, exercising their dogs and playing football. Eventually, on Nov. 21, 1915, the Endurance sank. 21, 1915, the Endurance sank. Some of Hurley’s most arresting photos are of the ship’s tilted exoskeleton, lit an unearthly white by the magnesium flares he had placed around it. In his journal he wrote, “Half-blinded after successive flashes, I lost my bearings amidst the hummocks, bumping shins against projecting ice points and stumbling into deep snow drifts… The negative…well repaid the cold endeavour. In his journal he wrote, “Half-blinded after successive flashes, I lost my bearings amidst the hummocks, bumping shins against projecting ice points and stumbling into deep snow drifts… The negative…well repaid the cold endeavour. Saturday, Jan.

” Advertisement This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. Article content But it was not only these images that made Hurley’s name. Article content But it was not only these images that made Hurley’s name. As the Endurance disappeared into the Weddell Sea, the 31-year-old realized he was about to lose the glass plates of his photographs and dived half-naked into the icy water to recover them. This — unfilmed — moment would become every much a part of his legend as the astonishing range of footage he produced. This — unfilmed — moment would become every much a part of his legend as the astonishing range of footage he produced. Frank Hurley, left, on board Endurance and Ernest Shackleton. 29, 2022 Photo by Errol McGihon Anti vaccine mandate protests in downtown Ottawa.

Photo by Frank Hurley After that came a series of punishing marches, dragging the Endurance’s three lifeboats on sledges, and then a perilous journey — six days and nights rowing in storm-tossed seas amid temperatures as cold as -40 C — from their camp on an ice floe to an inhospitable outcrop of rock called Elephant Island. Photo by Frank Hurley After that came a series of punishing marches, dragging the Endurance’s three lifeboats on sledges, and then a perilous journey — six days and nights rowing in storm-tossed seas amid temperatures as cold as -40 C — from their camp on an ice floe to an inhospitable outcrop of rock called Elephant Island. The story of this, and Shackleton’s death-defying voyage with five of his men to the nearest human outpost, a whaling station on South Georgia, so all his men could be rescued has etched itself through the generations. One of the most dangerous journeys in the history of polar exploration, it has been celebrated in works as diverse as TS Eliot’s The Waste Land and Harvard Business School professor Nancy Koehn’s book on leadership, Forged in Crisis. One of the most dangerous journeys in the history of polar exploration, it has been celebrated in works as diverse as TS Eliot’s The Waste Land and Harvard Business School professor Nancy Koehn’s book on leadership, Forged in Crisis. Hurley himself — who died in 1962 — did not travel to South Georgia but stayed awaiting Shackleton’s return to Elephant Island. Controversially, what look like images of the rescue boat returning to pick the men up are in fact edited images of them watching as Shackleton departs, unsure at that point whether he — or they — will survive. Controversially, what look like images of the rescue boat returning to pick the men up are in fact edited images of them watching as Shackleton departs, unsure at that point whether he — or they — will survive. Saturday, Jan.

Yet Hurley, like Shackleton, would let nothing stand in the way of a great adventure story. Advertisement This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. Advertisement This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. Article content Contemporary polar photographer Sebastian Copeland believes that the achievements of Hurley and other Antarctic photographers of the time, such as Herbert Ponting, who documented Scott’s doomed expedition, stand above those of modern adventurer-photographers in no small part because of the Herculean challenge of the equipment they had to carry. Hurley took a Goerz-Anschutz plate camera. Hurley took a Goerz-Anschutz plate camera. Other equipment included a Kodak Panorama Box Camera and a Prestwich No 5 cinema camera. 29, 2022 Photo by Errol McGihon Anti vaccine mandate protests in downtown Ottawa.

“It just baffles the mind to consider the sheer weight of what they were handling in extreme elements,” Copeland says one month after his own return from the Antarctic. “It just baffles the mind to consider the sheer weight of what they were handling in extreme elements,” Copeland says one month after his own return from the Antarctic. “The tripod alone would have been 12 kilos — on top of that they would have had to carry the glass plates as well as these heavy cameras.” Advertisement This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below.” Advertisement This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. Article content .