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Golden Fog

Golden Fog

It was such a really cold morning, the thermometer showed -8 degrees Celsius. The water formed a gentle foggy layer. And then, from one moment to the other, the rising sun illuminated the water surface. The river starts to shine in an intensive golden light…… —————————————————————- Es war so ein richtig kalter Morgen, das Thermometer […]

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Almsee

Almsee

Almsee, (in English Lake Alm), is a lake in Upper Austria`s part of the Salzkammergut in the Almtal valley, 11 kilometers south of the village of Grünau im Almtal. The lake lies in the northern portion of the “Totes Gebirge” mountains. The lake drains through the Alm River. Since 1965, the area around the Almsee is under nature […]

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Great Tit

Great Tit

When it gets colder and colder, our birds are happy about the feed places that are laid out for them. You have nice opportunities to take pictures at these places   Image Details   Location: Eisenstadt, Austria Date: January1th, 2017 Light: sunny Camera: Canon EOS-1D X Mark II Lens: Canon EF 200-400 f/4L IS USM Extender […]

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Bathing Beauty

Bathing Beauty

Everything in nature is different nowadays, even the guests are from other areas in the world. So it is always nice to photograph such a rare beauty. It is not common to see them often here in our country. Ruddy Shelduck (Tadorna ferruginea)   Image Details   Location: Styria, Austria Date: November2018 Light: cloudy Camera: Canon […]

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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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