Diver sets up underwater camera

History in the Briny Deep

If you missed the viral video, in 2011 dive photographers Hugh Miller and Doug Anderson captured the formation of an underwater brinicle under the thick Antarctic ice for the series Frozen Planet. This was the first time a brinicle has ever been filmed and took amazing engineering and determination! Here it is below:

Though the footage is amazing, the ingenuity and persistence of the photographers is what I find truly astonishing. Here is the behind the scenes of their exploration and how they accomplished this amazing feat:

http://www.discovery.com/tv-shows/frozen-planet/videos/filming-the-icy-finger-of-death/