About Martin Hartley, photographer and polar explorer
Martin Hartley is an expedition and adventure photographer who has worked extensively in the Polar Regions. He works on and documents scientific expeditions as well as some of the world's most inaccessible places. He has over a decade of travel experience on journeys to the North and South Poles, and is one of the only photographers in the world to have crossed the frozen Arctic Ocean on foot and with dogs. In 2009, he was nominated by Time Magazine as one of their Heroes of the Environment for his work with the Catlin Arctic Survey in documenting sea ice cover and ocean acidification.