Mai 2020

Little Monster

Little Monster

The young Eurasian coot look like little monsters in their first weeks of life. It is fun to watch them swimming next to their parents and begging for food… ————————————————— Die jungen Blässhühner sehen in ihren ersten Lebenswochen wie kleine Monster aus. Es ist lustig sie zu beobachten wenn sie so neben ihren Eltern schwimmen […]

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Lady’s-slipper orchid

Lady's-slipper orchid

„Lady’s-slipper“ orchid (Cypripedium calceolus) captured from a slightly different angle. Der „Gelbe Frauenschuh“ (Cypripedium calceolus) aus einer etwas anderen Perspektive aufgenommen. Image Details Kamera: SONY ALPHA 7Riii Lens: SIGMA 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Location: Styria, Austria Date: 2020-05-21 Light: sunny afternoon daylight Focal Lenght: 20 mm Exposure: 1/1000 sec Aperture: F/1,4 ISO: 200 Filter: […]

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Burning sky behind the trees

Burning sky behind the trees

On a beautiful evening in May we found an area with a few of butterflies sitting on chaterhouse-pink. This red-band fritillary (Melitaea didyma) was sitting in front of trees and the red light of the deep sun illuminates the scene.  An einem wunderschönen May-Abend fanden wir eine Stelle mit mehreren Schmetterlingen, die auf Kartäuser-Nelken saßen. […]

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The Artist II

The Artist II

I met this little artist a few days back in Austria’s smallest national park one morning on a dew covered meadow. Image Details Location: Thayatal National Park, Austria Date: May, 24th 2020 Light: Late sunrise Camera: Canon EOS 7DII Lens: Sigma 120-300mm f2.8 DG OS HSM Sports + Sigma TC 1401 Focal Length: 420mm Exposure: […]

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Treetop Flash

Treetop Flash

More easily to hear the typical song of the males somewhere in the treetops as to see this shy and hidden living bird. If you are lucky you can spot a bright yellow male flashing up in flight between the leaves.  The Golden Oriole is not so easy to photograph in our region.

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wild jewels

wild jewels

Every year I am drawn to this place.This time we spent a great day with friends in the forest of „lady’s slipper orchids (Cypripedium calceolus). Quite apart from the fun, it is also incredibly inspiring to take photos together as a small group 😄 Jedes Jahr zieht es mich an diesen Platz. Diesmal verbrachten wir einen […]

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Fire salamander

Fire salamander

  A few weeks ago I was looking for salamander along a small stream and luckily found some of them for some pictures. Image Details Location: Lower Austria Date: 26.04.2020 Light: Sunny Camera: Nikon D850 Lens: Nikon AF-S 80-400 Focal Length: 400 mm Exposure: 1/200 s Aperture: 2,6 ISO: 2500 Filter: Haida Polarizer

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Schwarzspechte

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Frozen

Frozen

Frozen lagoon on Iceland. Image Details Camera: Canon 5D  Mk3 Lens: Canon 16-35 L Location: Iceland Light: Sunset Focal Lenght: 16 mm Exposure: 1/2s Aperture: F/8 ISO: 50

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Muddy Nursery

Muddy Nursery

After hatching, young spectacled caimans (Caiman crocodilus) are brought to shallow pools by their mothers. In these pools, they can learn to hunt and swim in relative safety. Image details Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Ikelite underwater housing Lens: Sigma 15mm f/2.8 Fisheye Location: Guapil, Costa Rica Date: Jul 2016 Focal Length: 15mm Exposure: […]

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