Rupert Kogler

Colliding Seasons

Colliding Seasons

Humble moments surrounded by mighty mountains and a season somewhere between fall and winter. Image Details Location: Gesäuse National Park, Austria Date: October, 18th 2020 Light: Mainly overcast Camera: Canon EOS 7DII Lens: Sigma 120-300mm f2.8 DG OS HSM Sports Focal Length: 120mm Exposure: 1/100sec Aperture: f13 ISO: 640 Filter: –

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Merging Seasons

Merging Seasons

The reflections of fall foliage in evening light and the blue skies on a gentle wetland stream. Image Details Location: Upper Austria Date: September, 27th 2020 Light: Clear sunset Camera: Canon EOS 7DII Lens: Sigma 120-300mm f2,8 DG OS HSM Sports + Sigma TC 1401 Focal Length: 331mm Exposure: 1/125sec Aperture: f11 ISO: 2000 Filter: […]

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Secrets

Secrets

A White-Throated Dipper on the hunt in a pretty frosty and misty stream in Styria, Austria. Image Details Location: Salzkammergut, Austria Date: September, 15th 2020 Light: Misty sunrise Camera: Canon EOS 7DII Lens: Sigma 120-300mm f2,8 DG OS HSM Sports + Sigma TC 1401 Focal Length: 271mm Exposure: 1/5000sec Aperture: f4.5 ISO: 200 Filter: –

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Pannonian Shapes

Pannonian Shapes

Beautiful silhouettes of the characteristic pannonian habitats and residents caught my attention that moring long before sunrise. Image Details Location: Neusiedler See – Seewinkel National Park, Austria Date: July, 13th 2020 Light: Clear dawn Camera: Canon EOS 5DIII Lens: Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM Focal Length: 80mm Exposure: 1/13sec Aperture: f11 ISO: 2000 Filter: […]

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Ladylike

Ladylike

A female Banded Demoiselle taking a rest between her aerial dances in the fire of a summer evening. Image Details Location: Wetlands of Upper Austria Date: August, 17th 2020 Light: Sunset Camera: Canon EOS 7DII Lens: Sigma 120-300mm f2.8 DG OS HSM Sports + Sigma TC 1401 Focal Length: 420mm Exposure: 1/8000sec Aperture: f4.5 ISO: […]

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Confidence

Confidence

A young Roe Deer following its mother through the wetland waters while the rising sun set parts of the mist in the forest on fire. Image Details Location: Upper Austria Date: September, 22nd 2019 Light: Misty sunrise Camera: Canon EOS 7DII Lens: Sigma 120-300mm f2,8 DG OS HSM Sports Focal Length: 120mm Exposure: 1/800sec Aperture: […]

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Cheeky Pleasures

Cheeky Pleasures

I was already pretty excited to spot that lovely wild bunny in this gorgeous back-lit-wildflower-sunrise-setting. But as I noticed, that two Hoopoes also appeared somewhere behind the little bank of sand, I knew I had to be prepared to press the shutter. Finally I got about two appealing frames of this experience. Image Details Location: […]

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Beauty surrounds us

Beauty surrounds us

Austria’s largest nature reserve, the High Tauern National Park, really offers countless stunning landscapes, important habitats and mainly unaffected terrain, well worth to protect (from being degraded to a backdrop for tourism and livestock pasture). Especially lots of the impressive waterfalls can actually match up to Yosemite’s. Image Details Location: High Tauern National Park, Austria […]

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Bright Bride

Bright Bride

A Narcissus at the edge of a forest during a sunny afternoon. Due to the Corona lockdown, so much more Narcissuses could be found this year, because the extensive harvestings for all the Narcissus festivals didn’t take place. Image Details Location: Lower Austria Date: May, 17th 2020 Light: Sunny afternoon Camera: Canon EOS 5DIII Lens: […]

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Spreading Pleasure

Spreading Pleasure

Eurasian Otters are definitely among my all time favorite animals. But since they are extremely hard to spot at all, moments like this are just unbeatable. Image Details Location: Thayatal National Park, Austria Date: May, 22nd 2020 Light: Late sunrise Camera: Canon EOS 7DII Lens: Sigma 120-300mm f2.8 DG OS HSM Sports + Sigma TC […]

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