Hans Schoen

Snap-Shot

Snap-Shot

Great Cormorants are excellent hunters. The hook on their bill avoids nearly every chance for a fish to escape if one time snapped. The birds often are throwing the prey up into the air for turning it into the right position to be swallowed.

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Let’s get out there

Let's get out there

A Coal Tit (Periparus ater) is flying off from a beech twig. The small birds are really fast. Image Details: Location: Slovenia Date: October 25th, 2019 Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mk III Focal Length: 500 mm Aperture: f 4.5 Exposure: 1/1600 sec ISO: 1000

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Lights in the Dark

Lights in the Dark

Light reflections on a pond surface. Image Details: Date: April 2nd, 2018 Location: Lower Austria Canon Gear Aperture: f 4 Exposure: 1/320 sec. ISO: 250 Focal Length: 180 mm B&W

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On Trail

On Trail

Young wolf has got some scent. Image Detail: Location: Czech Republic Date: November 10th, 2018 Equipment: Canon Aperture: 3.5 Exposure: : 1/1600 sec. ISO: 1250

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Morning Macho

Morning Macho

A posing Gadwall drake (Mareca strepera, syn. Anas strepera) in first sunrise light. Image Details: Location: Hungary, Kiskunsag NP Date: May 7th, 2018 Canon Gear Focal Length: 500 mm + crop Aperture: f 4 Exposure: 1/400 sec ISO: 1000

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Dangerous Flower

Dangerous Flower

An European Praying Mantis (Mantis religiosa) waiting on top of a flowering broad-leaved everlasting pea (Lathyrus latifolius) –  a rare wildflower – for some incautious insect coming too close. Image Details: Date: September 3rd, 2019 Location: Lower Austria Equipment: Canon Gear Focal Length: 180 mm Aperture: 3.5 Exposure: 1/160 sec. ISO: 250    

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Sweet and Juicy

Sweet and Juicy

Dry grass on the menu every time is boring, this Hamster loves some fresh and sweet blackberries on a hot summer evening. Image Details: Location: Vienna Light: evening sun Date: July 25th, 2019 Focal Length: 500 mm Aperture: f 4 Exposure: 1/640 sec. ISO: 640

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Lucky Strike

Lucky Strike

The early bird catches…. A common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris) with a dragonfly as prey photographed in early morning backlight. Image Details: Location: Hungary Date: May 11th, 2018 Focal Lenght: 500 mm Aperture: f 4 Exposure: 1/250 sec ISO: 1000  

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Dark King

Dark King

  An adult Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) in beautiful breeding plumage at break of dawn. Image Detail: Location: Hungary Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mk III Focal Length: 300 mm Aperture: f 3.2 Exposure: 1/800 sec ISO: 1250    

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Small Face

Small Face

During a thunderstorm in late afternoon I observed this small bear in the forest. Hardly to believe that he could manage his life without his mother, because he was on his way completely alone. He seemed  a little bit nervous, always scenting something – maybe another bear close, but I couldn’t see. After a while […]

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