Gerhard Vlcek

Rare blue

Rare blue

The Violet Copper (Lycaena helle) is one of the rarest blues in Austria. There are only a few places where you can find this butterfly. He has very special requirements on his habitate. Der Blauschillernde Feuerfalter (Lycaena helle) ist einer der seltensten Bläulinge in Österreich und kommt nur mehr in sehr wenigen Gebieten vor. Er […]

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Foam bath

Foam bath

A huge amount of foam covered the surface of the sea on the beach. Only by longtime exposure it was possible to get a nice picture during sunset. Eine gewaltige Menge Schaum bedeckte das Meer im Bereich des Strandes. Nur durch Langzeit-Belichtungen war es möglich nette Bilder während des Sonnenunterganges zu machen. Image Details Location: Cornwall, Great […]

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Spring color flash

Spring color flash

Southern festoon (Zerynthia polyxena) sitting on a military orchid in the last light of sunset. Osterluzeifalter (Zerynthia polyxena) sitzt auf Helmknabenkraut im letzteb Licht des Sonnenunterganges. Image Details Location: Nationalpark Donauauen, Lobau, Vienna, Austria Date: April 28th 2018 Camera: Canon EOS 5DsR Lens: Sigma Macro 150mm F 2.8 Focal Length: 150mm Exposure: 1/320 Second Aperture: 4.5 ISO: 640

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Sunset beauty

Sunset beauty

Sleeping Violet fritillary (Boloria dia) during sunset. Schlafender Magerrasen-Perlmutterfalter (Boloria dia) im Sonnenuntergang. Image Details Location: Eichkogel – Mödling, Lower Austria, Austria Date: April 20th 2018 Camera: Canon EOS 5DsR Lens: Sigma Macro 150mm F 2.8 Focal Length: 150mm Exposure: 1/10 Second Aperture: 8 ISO: 200

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Colorful spring

Colorful spring

The hollowroot-birthwort – Corydalis cava – is in spring one of the most blooming flowers in our area. Der Hohle Lerchensporn – Corydalis cava – ist im Frühling einer der häufigsten blühenden Blumen in unserer Gegend. Image Details Location: Perchtoldsdorfer Heide, Lower Austria Date: April 8th, 2018 Camera: Canon EOS 5 DsR Lens: Sigma Makro 150 mm f/2.8 USM Focal […]

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Lady of snows

Lady of snows

The pasque flower is one of the first blossoms in the year and rings in the spring. In this year late snow covers the sunny hill in south of Vienna – the same weather as 2018. Die Küchenschelle ist eine der ersten Blüten im Jahr und läutet den Frühling ein. In diesem Jahr bedeckte später […]

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Burning sky in spring

Burning sky in spring

Each year millions of snow flakes in the early spring cover the ground of the Danube lowland forests.  Jedes Jahr bedecken im zeitigen Frühjahr Millionen Schneeglöckchen den Boden der Donauauen.  Image Details Location: Nationalpark Danube lowland forest near Stopfenreuth, Lower Austria, Austria Date: March 14th, 2017 Camera: Canon EOS M5  Lens: Sigma Macro 150/f 2.8 Focal Length: 150 mm x 1.6 […]

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Winter painting

Winter painting

Painting  by moving the camera during exposure. Malen mit der Kamera durch Bewegung während der Belichtung. Image Details Location: Wienerwald, Lower Austria Date: Januar 14th, 2018 Camera: Canon EOS M5  Lens: EF-M18-150mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM Focal Length: 44 mm Exposure: 1/10 Sec Aperture: 10 ISO: 100

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Snowdrops orange

Snowdrops orange

The first snow drops as signs of spring on forest floor backlighted by the low sun.  Die ersten Schneeglöckchen  als Frühlingsboten am Waldboden durchstrahlt von der schon tiefstehenden Sonne. Image Details Location: Meadow near Tulln, Lower Austria Date: March 3rd, 2017 Camera: Canon EOS 5Ds R  Lens: Sigma Makro 150 mm f/2.8 USM Focal Length: 150 mm Exposure: 1/125 Sec Aperture: 3.5 ISO: 200

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Flower greetings from winter

Flower greetings from winter

Blooming Christmas roses (Helleborus niger) in the Schwarza vally bellow the Rax. Blühende Schneerosen im Schwarzatal am Fuß der Rax. Image Details Location: Schwarza Valley, Lower Austria Date: 6th February 2016 Camera: Canon EOS 1D Mark IV Lens: Sigma 150 mm f/2.8 Macro Focal Length: 150 mm Exposure: 1/250 Sec Aperture: 5.6 ISO: 200

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