Bernhard Schubert

SiO2 vs. Lichens

SiO2 vs. Lichens

Section of a big quartz rock covered partly by map lichens (Rhizocarpon geographicum). Map lichens grow on naked siliceous, acidic rocks in montaneous areas. Their slow radial growth of the map lichen allows dating back certain events from when on the rock became exposed. Among others it is possible to date back lake level changes […]

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Butterfly Tree

Butterfly Tree

A single tree on a snowy slope, surrounded by broad-leaf bamboo, resembling butterflies. Image Details Camera: Canon 5D Mk4 Lens: Canon 100-400 L IS II  Location: Hokkaido – Japan Date: Feb 2020 Focal Lenght: 360 mm Exposure: 1/80 s Aperture: F/10 ISO: 100  

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Hypnotic

Hypnotic

Caterpillar of the sword-grass, a species of the owlet moths with a truly hypnotic pattern.⠀ Image Details Camera: Canon 5D Mk4 Lens: Canon 100mm f/2.8 L IS Location: Austria – Seewinkel Date: Jun 2020 Focal Length: 100 mm Exposure: 1/200s Aperture: F/8 ISO: 1600

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Coot Lines

Coot Lines

A common coot against the setting sun. Camera: Canon EOS R Lens: Canon 100-400 L IS II  Location: Schönauer Teich – Austria Date: April 2021 Focal Lenght: 800 mm Exposure: 1/100 s Aperture: F/22 ISO: 2500

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Mute swans having a duspute

Mute swans having a duspute

Freezing temperatures force the mute swans to manage their energy carefully. As there is only very little natural food available during this period of time, pedestrians try to help and offer bread and buns, forgetting about the additional stress they are causing to the animals due to food competition. Image Details Camera: GoPro Hero 4 Silver Location: Austria […]

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Water Skink

Water Skink

Brook’s Water Skink (Tropidophorus brookei) from Borneo.⠀ Image Details Camera: Canon 5D Mk4 Lens: Canon 100-400mm L IS II Location: Borneo, Malaysia Date: Jul 2019 Focal Lenght: 400mm Exposure: 1/200s Aperture: F/5.6 ISO: 400

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UV Light Unveiling

UV Light Unveiling

This strange looking creature which has the the size of a fingernail, actually is a scale insect from the genus Icerya. Under normal, white light it is completely white, but exposed to UV, it has a completely different appearance. Image Details Camera: Canon 5D Mk4 Lens: Canon 100mm f/2.8 L IS Location: Borneo Date: July 2019 Light: […]

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Proboscis Monkey

Proboscis Monkey

Proboscis monkey while foraging near to ground. Those endangered monkeys are endemic to Borneo, where they can be found along coastlines and wetlands such as mangrove forests. Image Details Camera: Canon 5D Mk4 Lens: Canon 100-400mm L IS II Location: Borneo Date: Jul 2019 Focal Lenght: 278 mm Exposure: 1/320s Aperture: F/5.0 ISO: 2500

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Wallaces flying frog

Wallaces flying frog

The most iconic of all flying frogs, the Wallace’s flying frog in it’s natural habitat. They build their foam-nests in between leaves where the tadpoles hatch and finally drop into small paddies like this.  Image Details Camera: Canon 5D Mk4 Lens: Laowa 15mm f/4 1:1 Macro Location: Borneo Date: Jul 2019 Light: Flash Focal Lenght: 15 mm Exposure: 1/200 s […]

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Fire Salamander Larva

Fire Salamander Larva

A fire-salamander larva in a small forest-puddle passes my waterproof torch which I put under some leaves before. Image Details Camera: Canon 5D Mk3 Lens: Canon 100-400mm L IS II Location: Vienna Date: Feb 2016 Focal Lenght: 400 mm Exposure: 1/400s Aperture: F/8 ISO: 320

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