Yamal Tundra landscape, by Heidi Bradner
The Nenets: Arctic nomads of Siberia.
Photography by and Copyright © 2005 Heidi Bradner. All rights reserved
Land of the Second Sun – The Nenets of the Yamal Tundra, 2003
Alaska-born photographer Heidi Bradner has documented Eastern Europe, Central Asia, Russia and the Caucasus since 1991, when she moved to Russia. Her most recent work concentrates on the Arctic. An ongoing project about the Nenets reindeer herders of Siberia, “Land of the Second Sun,” was awarded a World Press Photo Award in 2003. She is a graduate of the University of Alaska and the recipient of the Leica Medal of Excellence and the Alexia Foundation Prize for her work documenting the Chechen conflict, Europe’s longest but least-visible war. Her work is published and exhibited internationally. For more information visit www.heidibradner.com.