Wildlife and Nature Photo Blog

by Karim and Maria Sahai

March 2018

Interview with Lonely Planet: See a northern town where the sun doesn’t rise for months

March 15th, 2018|

“The 24-hour nights are perfect to observe the Northern Lights,” Maria tells Lonely Planet. “I’ve documented the settlement’s history, nature and daily life over the years.

Interview with My Modern Met: Photographer Spends 5 Years Documenting Life in World’s Northernmost Settlement

March 7th, 2018|

In this interview with My Modern Met I talk about my family's history and how it shaped my passion for remote and cold places. I also discuss myths and preconceptions that many people have about the Arctic region and Svalbard in particular.

February 2018

Photo Essay about Longyearbyen in Esquire Magazine

February 22nd, 2018|

The February edition of Esquire magazine features an 8-page photo essay about life in Longyearbyen - world's Northernmost settlement - during Polar Night by Maria Sahai.