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Big Možnica Waterfall

Big Možnica Waterfall

Around Log pod Mangartom / Bovec you can find some spectacular waterfalls. One of them is the “Big Možnica waterfall”. ——————————————————————————————- Rund um Log pod Martamon / Bovec kann man einige spektakuläre Wasserfälle finden. Einer von Ihnen ist der “Große Možnica Wasserfall”.   Image Details   Location: Soca Valley, 07 Date: October 14th, 2018 Light: […]

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Golden Hour

Golden Hour

In the late afternoon, when the sun is already very low, nature begins to shine all around in a golden light. This is the right moment to take special color pictures. What could be better if you can find a correspondingly beautiful model for a few shots. Here, at the right moment, I have found […]

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Autumn at Spechtensee

Autumn at Spechtensee

A stay at one of my favorite lakes. The cloudy sky shows a very interesting play between sunshine and shadow at the background.   Image Details   Location: Lake Spechtensee, Styria, Austria Date: November 05th, 2017 Light: cloudy Camera: Canon EOS-1D X Mark II Lens: Canon EF 16-35 f/4 IS USM Focal Length:35 mm Exposure: […]

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Cyclamen

Cyclamen

Cyclamen purpurascens is native to Central Europe, northern Italy,  Slovenia. It blooms at the beginning of autumn in shady forests. The few rays of the sun that find their way to the dark ground make the beautiful flowers shining.   Image Details   Location: Graz, Austria Date: August2018 Light: shady forest Camera: Canon EOS-1D X Mark II Lens: […]

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Mantispa styriaca

Mantispa styriaca

Mantispidae is a family of small to moderate-sized insects in the order Neuroptera. There are many genera with around 400 species worldwide, especially in the tropics and subtropics. Only 5 species of Mantispa occur in Europe. This here is the species of our area, its name is Mantispa styriaca. It was not easy to make […]

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Minois Dryas

Minois Dryas

This species can be found in southern and central Europe. It prefers margins of mixed woodland and sunny grasslands with plenty of flowers. It´s not a very rare species, but it is not easy to photograph it because it is a very nervous butterfly. It is on wing from June to September in only one […]

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Rosalia Alpina

Rosalia Alpina

The Rosalia longicorn is a endangered species in the Alps  and east to Slovakia. It is highly protected in the countries of the European Union. So it is a great luck that we have here round the city Graz (Styria) a good population of this rare longicorn. The adults are active from June to September. […]

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Cyclamen

Cyclamen

Only one species, the Cyclamen purpurascens you can find in austrian forests. Cyclamen purpurascens bloom in summer and autumn, so for me it is always a first signal that the summer comes to an end in next time…   Image Details   Location: Styria, Austria Date: End of July, 2018 Light: dark forest-light Camera: Canon EOS-1D X […]

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Papilio machaon

Papilio machaon

Early in the morning I found this beautiful butterfly in the meadow…. so I could wait until it spreads its wings in the first rays of the sun. The wings shone in the warm morning light   Image Details   Location: Burgenland, Austria Date: June, 2018 Light: morning light Camera: Canon EOS-1D X Mark II Lens: Canon EF […]

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Hidden Look

Hidden Look

Face to face, on one side a Nymphalidae butterfly, on the other me with my camera. A very interesting stalemate situation…. —————————————————————— Aug in Aug, auf einer Seite der Perlmutter-Falter, auf der anderen ich mit meiner Kamera. Eine sehr interessante Patt-Situation….   Image Details   Location: Styria, Austria Date: May, 2018 Light: shadow Camera: Canon […]

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