100 year old photographs show the beauty of Shackleton's ship Endurance

The return of the sun over the trapped 'Endurance' during the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1914-17, led by Ernest Shackleton
The return of the sun over the trapped 'Endurance', photographed by expedition photographer Frank Hurley (Image credit: Frank Hurley/Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge/Getty Images)

UPDATE - 9 March 2022
The sunken wreck of Sir Ernest Shackleton's ship Endurance, has been located in on the seabed 3,000m below the surface off the coast of Antartica. As we see the amazing video images of the wreck shot by underwater drones, and exhibition of photographs of the boat caught in the ice in 1915 are currently on show. Shot by Australian photographer Frank Hurley, they show the beauty of the ship, and its eventual sinking months later.

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Niall Hampton

Niall is the editor of Digital Camera Magazine, and has been shooting on interchangeable lens cameras for over 20 years, and on various point-and-shoot models for years before that. 

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