Australian photographer Ben Hardman is based in Iceland and has been documenting Arctic winters for the past five years. He lays bare these extraordinary landscapes in a new exhibition, with images that show the some of the most extreme environments on Earth in all their majestic, raw and enigmatic glory.
Ómur: the shape, texture and anatomy of the Arctic is at theprintspace gallery until 29 August.
Ice Bubbles (2018)
Methane gas trapped beneath the ice layer of a frozen lake, Alberta, Canada
Fox Eyes (2017)
A blue morph Arctic fox, Thórsmörk, Iceland
Winter Contrasts (2016)
A geothermal mountain range concealed within a thick sheet of snow, Landmannalaugar, Iceland
Glacier Enshrouded in Cloud (2018)
An outlet glacier seen from an aerial perspective through a thin blanket of low-lying clouds, Svínafellsjökull, Iceland
An underwater perspective of a floating iceberg, Jökulsárlón, Iceland
Glacial River Aerial (2017)
Intertwined glacial silt waters of Tungnaá, Fjallabak, Iceland