Prior to visiting Antarctica in January 2009, I doubt I had been to a place where there has never been war, where environment is fully protected, and where birds and mammals are not afraid of humans. Antarctica is like nowhere else on Earth and offers endless fascinating images. Through this book, I would like to share some of the images that captivated me and will remain deeply bolted in my memory until I return there. I truly recommend a trip to Antarctica to all of you and I ask you to join forces to protect this unique continent so that our children, their children and all the generations to come have the privilege to see and capture the same pictures.
Born in Athens, Greece in 1976, Marina Vernicos graduated Emerson College in Boston, where she studied Communications, followed by a degree in Business Administration and Management at the Harvard University Extension School. After returning to Athens in 2001, Marina joined the family business Vernicos Yachts. Throughout her schooling and business career, photography has always been and continues to be Marina's creative passion. She has exhibited in Athens, London and New York. She is married to entrepreneur Miltos Kambourides, founder of Dolphin Capital. They have two children: Demilia and George. She travels extensively.