Karin Rollett-Vlcek

Alpine longhorn beetle

Alpine longhorn beetle

It was a long time to see these rare beetles in the wild. That I was able to photograph a couple on this occasion was the final touch. Viele Jahre dauerte es bis ich diese mittlerweile seltenen Käfer endlich einmal in freier Wildbahn sehen konnte. Dass ich bei dieser Gelegenheit auch noch ein Pärchen fotografieren konnte, […]

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magic carpet

magic carpet

On a rainy day on vacation I used a short rain break to look for butterflies. The discovery of  „Amanda’s blue / Polyommatus amandus“ was a big surprise. The rain that started could not stop me from taking a picture of him. An einem verregneten Tag im Urlaub nutzte ich eine kurze Regenpause um Schmetterlinge zu suchen. […]

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orange lily

orange lily

It is an impressive experience to see countless „Fire lilies / Lilium bulbiferum“ blooming on a mountain meadow. Es ist ein beeindruckendes Erlebnis unzählige „Feuer-Lilien / Lilium bulbiferum“ blühend auf einer Bergwiese zu sehen. Image Details Location: Virgen valley/ East Tyrol/ Austria Date: July 5th, 2020 Light: sunny Camera: Canon EOS 1Dx Mark II Lens: Sigma Macro 150mm F 2.8 […]

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wide open wings

wide open wings

On the way home from our orchid workshop in Gesäuse we did a detour to see if we could find the Mountain Apollo. Without much expectation we stopped for a quick search. The rainy weather did not really promise success, but after a few minutes I heard Gerhard’s pleasant words: „I found one“ 😁 Auf dem […]

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wet meadow

wet meadow

The „Marsh fritillary / Euphydryas aurinia“ is already threatened all over Europe. It can only still occur in large numbers in damp meadows. So it is easy to understand how great my joy was when I found it on a really wet meadow 2 weeks ago 🙂 Der Goldene Scheckenfalter / Euphydryas aurinia ist bereits […]

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wild jewels

wild jewels

Every year I am drawn to this place.This time we spent a great day with friends in the forest of „lady’s slipper orchids (Cypripedium calceolus). Quite apart from the fun, it is also incredibly inspiring to take photos together as a small group 😄 Jedes Jahr zieht es mich an diesen Platz. Diesmal verbrachten wir einen […]

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floral tribute

floral tribute

A flower greeting not only for all mothers from the orchid meadows at the Lobau. Einen Blumengruß nicht nur für alle Mütter von den Orchideenwiesen aus der Lobau. Image Details Location: Lobau, Vienna, Austria Date: May 6th, 2020 Light: sunny, windy Camera: Canon EOS 1Dx Mark II Lens: Sigma Macro 180mm F 2.8 Focal Length: 180 mm Exposure: 1/160 Second Aperture: 4,5 ISO: 400

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forest orchid

forest orchid

The „Pale orchid / Orchis pallens“ is one of the first orchids that grows in our surrounding country. Only this year we found a place where it grows in the underbrush. The setting sun brought a few additional color dots into the picture. Das „Bleiche Knabenkraut / Orchis pallens“ ist eine der ersten Orchideen die in unserer […]

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Spring in the Vienna woods

Spring in the Vienna woods

Spring cannot be overlooked in the Vienna Woods. In many places the forest floor glows in different colors. At this place Wood anemones and liverwort are blooming. Der Frühling ist im Wienerwald nicht zu übersehen. An vielen Stellen leuchtet der Waldboden in verschiedenen Farben. Hier blühen noch Buschwindröschen und Leberblümchen. Image Details Location: Wienerwald, Lower Austria Date: April 8th, […]

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deep purple

deep purple

It is a wonderful sight when thousands of these crocuses (Crocus purpureus) bloom in this meadow. Es ist ein traumhafter Anblick, wenn auf dieser Wiese tausende dieser Krokusse (Crocus purpureus) blühen. Image Details Location: Lower Austria Date: March 14th, 2020 Light: sunny Camera: Canon EOS RP Lens: Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM Focal Length: 400 mm Exposure: 1/80 Second Aperture: 5,6 […]

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