Eco-environmental photographer Michael Leggero battled 40-80ft waves in the Drake Passage to get to the breathtaking icebergs

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With a serene turquoise glow glimmering from beneath, and icy blue radiance from within, they appear otherworldly.

But these spellbinding icebergs, stunningly captured by American photographer Michael Leggero, are very much of earth.

The 43-year-old eco-environmental photographer spent two days and nights battling constant 40 to 80-foot waves in the Drake Passage, the body of water between the southern tip of South America and the South Shetland Islands of Antarctica, to get to the icebergs.

Michael said: ‘When I photograph icebergs I feel awestruck. The water shapes each piece of ice into its own piece of art.

 

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