April 2022

orchid meadow

orchid meadow

It is always gratifying to see that there are still meadows where nature can be nature for you. Also this time I was able to find some such meadows during our vacation in Istria. The green-veined orchid (Anacamptis morio) in a wide variety of colors and shapes can grow there relatively undisturbed – just a beautiful sight. […]

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Great bustards

Great bustards

  Image Details Date: 25.04.2022 Light: cloudy Camera: Nikon Z9 Lens: Nikon AF-S 500/5,6E PF + TK 1,4 Focal Length: 700 mm Exposure: 1/4.000 s Aperture: 8 ISO: 1600 Filter: –

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Madeira

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Blue

Blue

Scorpions such as this Euscorpius sp. glow bright blue under UV light Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Lens: Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Location: Croatia Date: Jun 2018 Focal Length: 50 Exposure: 2 sec Aperture: f/10 ISO: 640

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Swan Lake

Swan Lake

Whooper swans at the edge of a big lake, where hot water from a natural hot spring flows in. Image Details Camera: Canon 5D Mk4 Lens: Canon 16-35 f/4 L IS Location: Hokkaido – Japan Date: Feb 2020 Focal Lenght: 16 mm Exposure: 1/200 s Aperture: F/5.6 ISO: 100

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Fresh green leaves of birch tree

Fresh green leaves of birch tree

Image Details: Date: 2022 04 22 Light: Overcast and rain Camera: Canon 1dX MKII Lens: EF200/2 Focal Length: 200 mm Exposure: 1/320 Seconds Aperture: 1:3,5 ISO: 1250

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Springtime

Springtime

  Image Details   Kamera: Olympus OMD EM1 MarkII Lens: FT50-200SWD Location: A Date: 2022-03-29 Light: shadow Focal Lenght: 200mm Exposure: 1/250sec. Aperture: F/5 ISO: 200

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Bright Rarity

Bright Rarity

The small pasque flower (Pulsatilla pratensis) forms nodding flowers in black-purple colour. Deviating colour varieties are extremely rare in this plant. I was all the more pleased to find this very bright pink variant in eastern Austria… ———————————————————– Die Wiesenkuhschelle, auch Schwarz-Küchenschelle genannt, bildet nickende Blüten in schwarz-violetter Farbe aus. Abweichende Farbvarianten sind bei dieser […]

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Snake‘s head

Snake‘s head

The Snake‘s head (Fritillaria meleagrisis) can be found only in very few places in Austria. In Großsteinbach, in the south of Styria, it was very dry this year and the flowers couldn’t develop as well as usual. Some beautiful specimens were there nevertheless. Die Schachblume (Fritillaria meleagris) kommt in Österreich nur an sehr wenigen Orten […]

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Easter bunny butterfly

Easter bunny butterfly

In our garden at Easter Sunday – Orange dip butterfly – Anthocharis cardamines. In unserem Garten am Oster-Sonntag – Aurorafalter – Anthocharis cardamines. Image Details Location:  Lower Austria, Austria Date: April 17th 202 Camera: Canon EOS 1DX MarkIII Lens: Sigma Macro 180mm F 2.8 Focal Length: 180mm Exposure: 1/250 Second +1 2/3EV Aperture: f 5 ISO: 400

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