Belgian photographer Frederik Buyckx was conscious of this almost universal fear at the prospect of facing the real outdoors alone. He left behind the noise of the city, traveling to remote corners of the earth to reconnect with nature and document it. His slow-travels took him to Kyrgyzstan, Albania, Montenegro and Norway on four separate trips.
Whiteout conveys both the overwhelming beauty and unpredictability of nature. He writes: “Nothing ever felt more intense then being caught by beauty and anxiety at the same time”.