Rupert Kogler

The Artist II

The Artist II

I met this little artist a few days back in Austria’s smallest national park one morning on a dew covered meadow. Image Details Location: Thayatal National Park, Austria Date: May, 24th 2020 Light: Late sunrise Camera: Canon EOS 7DII Lens: Sigma 120-300mm f2.8 DG OS HSM Sports + Sigma TC 1401 Focal Length: 420mm Exposure: […]

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Gentle Layers of Fall

Gentle Layers of Fall

A none-spring impression here today … Autumn’s arriving in the wetlands while a Great Egret is looking for prey in a stream right behind the woods. Image Details Location: Upper Austria Date: October, 11th 2019 Light: Cloudy Camera: Canon EOS 7DII Lens: Sigma 120-300mm f2.8 DG OS HSM Sports Focal Length: 300mm Exposure: 1/250sec Aperture: […]

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Essential Beat

Essential Beat

I can hardly think of anything more rewarding than spending some time in a forest like this. Meanwhile I was lucky enough to visit such places already for a few times, but (at least for me) I still think it’s impossible to pay them justice in a single image. You can definitely feel nature’s heartbeat […]

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Lost in Light

Lost in Light

Wish you all a few calm days in warm light, like these bunnies enjoyed it back in the days in the wetland areas of Upper Austria. Image Details Location: Upper Austria Date: April, 25th 2013 Light: Misry sunrise Camera: Canon EOS 50D Lens: Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM Focal Length: 300mm Exposure: 1/640sec Aperture: […]

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Tools

Tools

Close-up of a Common Kestrel, one of Austria’s more common birds of prey. Image Details Location: Neusiedler See – Seewinkel National Park, Upper Austria Date: July, 22nd 2018 Light: Overcast Camera: Canon EOS 7DII Lens: Sigma 120-300mm f2.8 DG OS HSM Sports + Sigma TC 1401 Focal Length: 420mm Exposure: 1/500sec Aperture: f4.5 ISO: 500 […]

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Life Linings

Life Linings

Working with the Snowdrops before they’ll finally wither. and got some good evening light the other day deep in the wetland forests of Upper Austria. Image Details Location: Danube wetlands, Upper Austria Date: March, 8th 2020 Light: Sunset Camera: Canon EOS 5DIII Lens: Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM Focal Length: 100mm Exposure: 1/250sec […]

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Sensitive Forest Beings

Sensitive Forest Beings

There’s a tiny forest stream near my home where lots of wood anemones can be found in spring. And since some of them grow close to this stream I love to go there on sunny days at noon, when the sun creates gorgeous reflections on the moving water which can make a lovely background. But […]

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Sea of Silk

Sea of Silk

Since nowadays there’s hardly any snow in winter where I live, I was pretty excited about the white view out of the window that particular morning. So I quickly grabbed my stuff and went out. But as soon as I left the house it started raining and I was quite disappointed, because the snow was […]

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Shining Creatures

Shining Creatures

Three graceful Mute Swans passing by with their unmistakable in-flight-sound during a wonderful foggy morning. Image Details Location: Thayatal/Podyjí National Park, Austria/Czech Republic Date: October, 25th 2019 Light: Foggy morning Camera: Canon EOS 7DII Lens: Sigma 120-300mm f2.8 DG OS HSM Sports + Sigma TC 1401 Focal Length: 227mm Exposure: 1/1000sec Aperture: f4.5 ISO: 2000 […]

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This magic World

This magic World

Some winterly magic in the woods created by an awesome sundog. Image Details Location: Šumava National Park, Czech Republic Date: Januray, 3rd 2016 Light: Sunny Camera: Canon EOS 5DII Lens: Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM Focal Length: 400mm Exposure: 1/2500sec Aperture: f8 ISO: 400 Filter: –

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