Gerhard Vlcek

Ride on a cannon ball

Ride on a cannon ball

Small copper (Lycaena phlaeas) on Globularia (Globularia punctata) Kleiner Feuerfalter (Lycaena phlaeas) auf Kugelblume (Globularia punctata). Image Details Location: Burgenland, Austria Date: May 4th 2020 Camera: Canon EOS R Lens: Sigma Macro 180mm F 2.8 Focal Length: 180mm Exposure: 1/50 Second +1 2/3EV Aperture: 5.0 ISO: 800  

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Spring colors in wet lands

Spring colors in wet lands

Southern festoon (Zerynthia polyxena) sitting on a Green-veined orchid (Anacamptis morio) in the last light of sunset. Osterluzeifalter (Zerynthia polyxena) sitzt auf Kleinen Knabenkraut (Anacamptis morio) im letzten Licht des Sonnenunterganges. Image Details Location: Nationalpark Donauauen, Lobau, Vienna, Austria Date: April 25th 2020 Camera: Canon EOS R Lens: Sigma Macro 180mm F 2.8 Focal Length: 180mm Exposure: 1/640 Second Aperture: 3.5 ISO: 800 […]

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Wood white on white

Wood white on white

Sleeping Leptidea sinapis – Wood White during sunset. Schlafender Leptidea sinapis – Tintenfleck-Weißling (Senfweißling) im Sonnenuntergang. Image Details Location: Mödling, Lower Austria, Austria Date: April 2nd 2020 Camera: Canon EOS R Lens: Sigma Macro 180mm F 2.8 Focal Length: 180mm Exposure: 1/25 Second +1 2/3EV Aperture: 5.6 ISO: 800

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Upwards to the light

Upwards to the light

The pasque flower is one of the first blossoms in the year and rings in the spring. This little group of flowers wie found in front of pines illuminated by the last sun. Die Küchenschelle ist eine der ersten Blüten im Jahr und läutet den Frühling ein. Diese kleine Gruppe fanden wir vor mehreren Föhren, […]

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Blue men group

Blue men group

A group of liverworths (Hepatica nobilis) in the Vienna Woods against the colored sky during a sundowner. Eine Gruppe Leberblümchen (Hepatica nobilis) im Wienerwald gegen den farbigen Himmel während eines Sonnenunterganges. Location: Vienna Woods, Vienna, Austria Date: March 8th, 2020 Light: cloudy/sunny Camera: Canon EOS R Lens: Sigma 180/2.8 Macro Focal Length: 180 mm Exposure: 1/50 Seconds + 1 2/3EV  Aperture: 2.8 ISO: 200 […]

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Outstanding

Outstanding

Two outstanding crocus in a huge sea of blossoms in a little forest in the wetlands of the Mur river. Zwei herausragende Krokusse in einem gewaltigen Blütenmeer in einem kleinen Wald in  den Murauen. Location: Mur wetland, Styria, Austria Date: February 23th, 2020 Light: cloudy/sunny Camera: Canon EOS R Lens: Canon EF 70-300mm/ f/4-5.6L IS USM Focal Length: 300 mm Exposure: 1/320 […]

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Endangered by climate exchange

Endangered by climate exchange

The Violet Copper (Lycaena helle) is in Austria one of the rarest butterflies. He needs very special habitats with a very low annual average temperature – but by the ongoing climate exchange with resulting warmer winters and hot summers the very small population in Austria is heavily endangered and may become extincted. Der Blauschillernde Feuerfalter […]

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Vertical up

Vertical up

A wonderful winter forest – with fresh snow – in January. Ein herrlicher Winterwald – frisch verschneit – im Jänner. Image Details Location: Waldviertel, Lower Austria Date: January 1st, 2015 Camera: Sony Alpha 6000 Lens: Sony E 18-55 F3.5-5.6 OSS Focal Length: 18 mm (27mm bei 35mm) Exposure: 1/30 Sec Aperture: 5.6 ISO: 400  

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Extremly rare

Extremly rare

This golden variation of the the lady´s slipper orchid (Cypripedium calceolus var. fulvum) is extremly rare to find in Austria. We found this beautiful group only by a hint of a very good friend. Diese goldene Variation des Frauenschuh (Cypripedium calceolus var. fulvum) ist extrem selten in Österreich zu finden. Wir konnten diese herrliche Gruppe auch nur […]

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Vibrations

Vibrations

Vibrating spider net in the wind on a cloudy autumn day. Vibrierendes Spinnennetz im Wind eines wolkigen Herbst-Tages Location: near Lake Neusiedl Date: 27th October 2019 Light: cloudy Camera: Canon EOS R Lens: Sigma Macro 150/f2.8  Focal Length: 150 mm Exposure: 1/6 Seconds + 1 2/3EV Aperture: 16 ISO: 100 Filter: –

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