Rupert Kogler

Cordial Care

Cordial Care

The chicks and the nest of eggs of ground-breeding birds like the Black-Winged Stilt are extremely hard to spot because of their almost perfect camouflage. So they’re facing the threat of being trampled down by humans, as soon as they enter breeding areas. Image Details Location: Neusiedler See – Seewinkel National Park, Austria Date: July, […]

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Fable’s Peak

Fable's Peak

It took me a whole day of running up and down this stream to find a composition which at least pays a little justice to the magic of this place. Of course the volcano, called Lanín, is the eye catcher, but all the different mystic trees and lichen covered bushes growing on the rocky ground […]

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Unveiling Pleasures

Unveiling Pleasures

During my recent trip to the Limestone Alps National Park I was lucky enough to experience some moody autumn conditions like this. Image Details Location: Limestone Alps Nationalpark, Austria Date: October, 10th 2021 Light: Late sunrise Camera: Canon EOS 5DIII Lens: Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM Focal Length: 40mm Exposure: 1/15sec Aperture: f10 ISO: […]

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Final Grace

Final Grace

The fragile wing of a deceased mayfly shimmers for one last time on the water surface. Image Details Location: Upper Austria Date: September, 14th 2021 Light: Sunny Camera: Canon EOS 7DII Lens: Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM Focal Length: 100mm Exposure: 1/500sec Aperture: f2.8 ISO: 320 Filter: –

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Rough Ride

Rough Ride

An Alpine Chough easily dealing with the changeable and sometimes rough conditions in its habitat. Image Details Location: High Tauern National Park, Carinthia, Austria Date: July, 9th 2021 Light: Cloudy Camera: Canon EOS 7DII Lens: Sigma 120-300mm f2,8 DG OS HSM Sports + Sigma TC 1401 Focal Length: 195mm Exposure: 1/1000sec Aperture: f14 ISO: 400 […]

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Beneath & beyond

Beneath & beyond

Fluffy Mute Swan chicks during one of their very first little explorations. Image Details Location: Thaya Valley National Park, Austria Date: May, 31st 2021 Light: Sunny Camera: Canon EOS 7DII Lens: Sigma 120-300mm f2,8 DG OS HSM Sports + Sigma TC 1401 Focal Length: 420mm Exposure: 1/400sec Aperture: f7.1 ISO: 400 Filter: –

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Muse

Muse

One of those super delightful morning moods I was lucky to experience in Upper Austria’s wetland areas. Image Details Location: Traun-Danube Wetlands, Austria Date: April, 21st 2021 Light: Foggy morning Camera: Canon EOS 5DIII Lens: Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM Focal Length: 105mm Exposure: 1/100sec Aperture: f4 ISO: 640 Filter: –

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Pied Spirit

Pied Spirit

A tranquil encounter with a beautiful Pied Avocet in the early morning hours. Image Details Location: Neusiedler See – Seewinkel National Park, Austria Date: July, 2nd 2021 Light: Cloudy morning Camera: Canon EOS 7DII Lens: Sigma 120-300mm f2,8 DG OS HSM Sports + Sigma TC 1401 Focal Length: 420mm Exposure: 1/8sec Aperture: f13 ISO: 400 […]

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Facing Forces

Facing Forces

Very changeable montane conditions made this great backdrop for an impressive male Alpine Ibex. Image Details Location: High Tauern National Park, Carinthia, Austria Date: July, 9th 2021 Light: Partly cloudy sunset Camera: Canon EOS 7DII Lens: Sigma 120-300mm f2,8 DG OS HSM Sports Focal Length: 300mm Exposure: 1/8000sec Aperture: f22 ISO: 100 Filter: –

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Siblings Visions

Siblings Visions

Two Long-eared Owl chicks getting ready for their adventures of the upcoming night. Image Details Location: Carinthia, Austria Date: June, 18th 2021 Light: Late dusk Camera: Canon EOS 7DII Lens: Sigma 120-300mm f2,8 DG OS HSM Sports Focal Length: 161mm Exposure: 1/30sec Aperture: f4 ISO: 2500 Filter: –

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