Karin Rollett-Vlcek

the kiss

the kiss

Two „Heath fritillaries / Melitaea athalia“ on their roost. Zwei Wachtelweizen-Scheckenfalter auf ihrem Schlafplatz. Image Details Location: Upper Austria Date: August 15th, 2022 Light: sunny, windy Camera: Canon EOS 1Dx Mark II Lens: Sigma Macro 180mm F 2.8 Focal Length: 180 mm Exposure: 1/125 Second Aperture: 4,5 ISO: 800

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Highlander

Highlander

Despite the bad weather during our short trip to the Nockberge, I was able to find a few butterflies. When the clouds let through a few rays of sunshine in the evening, I found this high „sheperd’s fritillary/ Boloria pales“. Trotz der schlechten Wetterlage während unseres Kurztripps auf die Nockberge konnte ich auch ein paar […]

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on the lurk

on the lurk

This year we are lucky enough to have a praying mantis / Mantis religiosa in the garden. On some days it can also be observed hunting. In diesem Jahr haben wir das Glück eine Gottesanbeterin / Mantis religiosa im Garten zu haben. An manchen Tagen lässt sie sich auch bei Jagd beobachten.  Image Details Location: Lower […]

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sweet scent

sweet scent

It wasn’t just the sight that was awesome. The scent exuded by the flowers of the „short-spurred fragrant orchid / Gymnadenia odoratissima“ and blown by the wind was also delightful. Nicht nur der Anblick war gewaltig. Auch der Duft, den die Blüten der „wohlriechenden Händelwurz/ Gymnadenia odoratissima“ verströmten und der von Wind angeweht wurde, war herrlich. Image […]

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on the way to the alp

on the way to the alp

In mid-June 2022 I spent a few days in the mountains of North Tyrol. I was quite surprised to find such a rich bloom on the alpine meadows. There were also numerous orchids – especially the „marsh orchid / Dactylorhiza majalis“ – on a wet meadow. I hope I can give a bit of the great […]

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fresh from the alp

fresh from the alp

It was originally only intended as a sightseeing tour and ended with an extensive photo shoot of the „Mountain Apollos“. Was ursprünglich nur als Besichtigungstour gedacht war, endete mit einem ausgiebigen Fotoshooting der „Roten Apollos“   Location: Tyrol, Austria Date: June 10th, 2022 Light: cloudy Camera: Canon EOS 1Dx Mark II Lens: Sigma Macro 180mm F 2.8 Focal Length: 180 mm […]

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before bedtime

before bedtime

The „Clouded Apollo“ used the last rays of sunshine to warm up a bit before the cool night fell. Die letzten Sonnenstrahlen nutzte der „Schwarze Apollo“ um sich ein bisschen aufzuwärmen bevor die kühle Nacht einbrach. Image Details Location: Mittelburgenland Date: May 18th, 2022 Light: sunny Camera: Canon EOS 1Dx Mark II Lens: Sigma Macro 180mm F 2.8 Focal Length: 180 […]

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southern festoon

southern festoon

For me, the „Southern festoon / Zerynthia polyxena“ is one of the most beautiful butterflies in our country. And when I can find him in new places, I’m always particularly happy. Für mich ist der Osterluzeifalter einer der schönsten Schmetterlinge bei uns. Und wenn ich ihn dann auch noch an neuen Plätzen finden kann, ist die […]

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orchid meadow

orchid meadow

It is always gratifying to see that there are still meadows where nature can be nature for you. Also this time I was able to find some such meadows during our vacation in Istria. The green-veined orchid (Anacamptis morio) in a wide variety of colors and shapes can grow there relatively undisturbed – just a beautiful sight. […]

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in the woodlands

in the woodlands

On a sunny afternoon I went looking for a nice spot with wood anemones in the Upper Austrian „Mühlviertel“. I found what I was looking for along the road through the „Naarntal“. It was a nice little spot with lots of plants stretching their blossoms towards the sun. An einem sonnigen Nachmittag machte ich mich im […]

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