Hans Schoen

Green Attitude

Green Attitude

European Tree Frog (Hyla arborea) taking a sunbath on a flowering shrub . Image Details: Location: Lower Austria Light: sunny backlight Focal Length: 180 mm Aperture: f 4.5 Exposure: 1/800 sec ISO: 200

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Blue Point

Blue Point

A male Bluethroat is singing to attract a female. These migrating passerines return in April for breeding in our region. It was not possible to come closer to this little fellow, so I made a virtue out of necessity and integrated the sourrounding habitat into the image. Image Details: Location: Lower Austria / floodplains of […]

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Toxic Beauty

Toxic Beauty

Another attractive early spring bloomer is a little deciduous shrub in the family of Thymelaeaceae. Daphne mezereum is native to most of Europe and likes beech groves over limestone like the habitats in the Viennese forest. It is beautiful strong scented but nevertheless it is very toxic to mammals and also humans. Later the year […]

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Grasp!

Grasp!

A Common Buzzard has spotted some prey in the tuft of grass. I don’t remember if the hunt was successful or not.  😉  Image Details: Location: Spain, Extremadura Date: April 8th, 2018 Focal Length: 300 mm Aperture: f 3.5 Exposure: 1/1000 sec ISO: 1250  

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The Beginning

The Beginning

The first Snowdrop (Galanthus nivalis) is peeping out of the snow.

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Winter Gold

Winter Gold

A male Yellowhammer (Emberiza citrinella) brings some tender colors into the winter landscape. Image Details: Date: March 3rd, 2018 Location: Lower Austria Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mk III Focal Length: 500 mm Aperture: f 4.5 Exposure: 1/1250 sec. ISO: 1000

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Flying Cat

Flying Cat

An Eurasian Lynx in full speed with none of the paws touching the ground. Image Details: Date: November 11th, 2018 Location: Czech Republic Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mk III Focal Length: 300 mm Aperture: f 3.2 Exposure: 1/2000 sec. ISO: 1600

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Conference

Conference

Juvenile white-tailed eagles in winter white have a secret meeting. This puristic image seems quite simple, but was not so easy to realize. To bring all the eagles in focus was one thing, but quite harder was to be patient for the right moment when they interact and not one of them turns his head […]

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Frost Line

Frost Line

In the hill country we have typical weather conditions in late autumn and winter: There is high fog dominating the scene and the sun has to do hard work to fight through – hardly impossible. Temperatures are around freezing. I could get this image just on the frost line, at the forest beyound it is […]

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Yoga Master

Yoga Master

It was funny to watch the contorted movements of this Grey Heron while preening and cleaning its plumage. Image Detail: Date: May 23rd, 2012 Location: Hungary Camera: Canon EOS 1D Mark IV Focal Length: 300 mm Aperture: 6.3 Exposure: 1/800 sec. ISO: 500

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