Featured image: Herbert Ponting and telephoto apparatus/Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)

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Be Inspired: Herbert Ponting - Anne Strathie

[Online] From California, via Japan to the Antarctic, Anne Strathie follows the creator of some of the 20th century’s most iconic images.

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