Frozen Planet’s Helen Hobin: My glacier obsession
Helen Hobin rock-climbs, swims and scuba-dives to prepare for the physical demands of her job as a wildlife camerawoman. But sometimes, out on shoots, “random blokes” walk past and ask why she is carrying heavy equipment. “‘Hey, I’m a camerawoman, that’s what I do,’” she responds. “I just crack on.”
Her eyes light up when she tells me about her work on Frozen Planet II, currently airing on BBC One. It is the sequel to the 2011 wildlife documentary, narrated by David Attenborough, set in some of the coldest places on the planet. “I’m absolutely thrilled to get…
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