Bernhard Schubert

Roosting Tree

Roosting Tree

Being one of the largest hornbills, the great pied hornbill (Buceros bicornis), does not need to be afraid selecting an exposed roosting place like this one. As I noticed this bird during night, I waited for it to wake up again in dawn. 30 seconds after this capture, the bird flew off. Image Details Camera: Canon […]

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Tarantula

Tarantula

  The Tarantula (Lycosa tarantula) can be found along the Western Mediterranean Sea. By searching for holes internally coated with spider webbing, those big spiders can quite easily be spotted on Krk and Cres in Croatia. Image Details Camera: Sony a6000 Lens: Walimex 8mm f/2.8 fisheye Location: Croatia, Cres Date: June 2017 Light: Daylight Focal Lenght: 8 […]

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Firefish

Firefish

The devil firefish can originally be found in the Indian Ocean including the Red Sea. Today it’s also present along the US East coast and Carribean Sea in high numbers, where it is considered as an invasive species introduced through ballast tanks of ships. Image Details Camera: Canon IXUS 960 IS Housing: Canon Underwater Housing Location: […]

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Ice Formation

Ice Formation

Ice formation from a small thawing alpine stream. Image Details Camera: Sony a6000 Lens: Sony 16-50 OSS 3.5-5.6 Location: Koralpe (Austria) Date: Dec 2016 Focal Lenght: 38mm Exposure: 0.8s Aperture: F/13 ISO: 100

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Tawny Owl

Tawny Owl

This tawny owl found an especially perfect treehole. By moving a little bit more far away I included some defocussed leaves in the foreground and so achieved some interesting effects. Image Details Camera: Canon 5D MkIII Lens: Canon 300mm 2.8 L IS + 2x converter Location: Munich – GER Date: Oct 2016 Focal Lenght: 600mm  Exposure: […]

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Philaeus chrysops

Philaeus chrysops

A big male jumpingspider (Philaeus chrysops) taking a closer look on its reflection on the lens. Image Details Camera: Sony a6000 Lens: Walimex 8mm f/2.8 fisheye Location: Slovenia Date: May 2018 Light: Sunset Focal Lenght: 8 mm Exposure: 1/60s Aperture: F/22 ISO: 400

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Owlfy

Owlfy

An owlfly (Libelloides macaronius) roosting on a small stem in the dry grassland of Croatia. Image Details Camera: Sony a6000 Lens: Walimex 8mm Fisheye Location: Croatia Date: June 2017 Focal Lenght: 8 mm Exposure: 1/15 Aperture: F/22 ISO: 200  

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Eastern Montpellier Snake

Eastern Montpellier Snake

Eastern Montpellier Snake (Malpolon insignitus) during sunset on the Island of Cres. Image Details Camera: Canon 5D MkIII Lens: Canon 17-40mm f/4 L USM Location: Cres / Austria Date: June 2017 Focal Lenght: 29 mm Exposure: 1/50 sec Aperture: F/4 ISO: 100 Filter: 0.9 ND Grad Reverse

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Eurasian Eagle Owl Owlet

Eurasian Eagle Owl Owlet

An owlet of the Eurasian Eagle Owl looking straight in my camera.    Image Details Camera: Canon 5D MkIII Lens: Canon 300mm 2.8 L IS + 2x converter Location: Burgenland / Austria Date: June 2017 Focal Lenght: 600 mm Exposure: 1/15 sec Aperture: F/5.6 ISO: 3200

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During Sunset

During Sunset

A ground squirrel (Spermophilus citellus) feeding on the last blades of grass for this day.  Image Details Camera: Canon 5D iii Lens: Canon 100-400 L IS II Location: Austria Date: June 2016 Focal Lenght: 400 mm Exposure: 1/1600 s Aperture: F/5.6 ISO: 800

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