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Raven and crow symbolism

Raven and crow symbolism I have been fascinated by ravens and crows ever since and it seems that I am not the only one. These beautiful and intelligent animals play […]

Common birds of prey

Common birds of prey

Common birds of prey in Central Europe There can be found many common birds of prey in Central Europe. The ones I see most are the common buzzard (Buteo buteo), […]

Nikon 500mm f/4

Nikon 500mm f/4

Nikon 500mm f/4 lens review For a long time I have been shooting wildlife with a 70-200mm f/2.8 lens in combination with one of those teleconverters. At some point I […]

The fantastic three

fantastic three

The fantastic three: Shutter speed, aperture and ISO Today I was walking the dogs in the park and as always had my camera with me. We met a friend who […]

Find beauty in everyday things

Find beauty in everyday things

Find beauty in everyday things Mother nature has created truly amazing places and the most beautiful animals. But she has also created beauty in every day things such as the […]

Out of focus

out of focus

Out of focus My wife and I have been walking the dogs in our new favorite park. I had my camera with me and took some shots of the inhabitants […]

Hide and seek

Hide and seek Wildlife photographers love to camouflage themselves to get with the least possible distraction close to animals. The funny thing is that animals do the same, they camouflage […]

Bird photography

Bird photography Birds are beautiful and amazing animals. They come in all kinds of shapes, sizes and colors and can be encountered almost anywhere. According to researches of the American […]

Crop factor in photography

Crop factor in photography Different cameras may have different sensor sizes depending on format, model and brand. Full frame (FX) cameras come usually with 36mm x 24mm whereas APS-C (or […]

Nuthatches

Nuthatches I am back in Bratislava and of course did visit my favorite place Janko Kráľ Park. I already have posted some pictures from the park. You can find them […]

Bird photography on Ibiza

Bird photography on Ibiza My wife and I spent some days in Ibiza with friends enjoying good weather and the one or the other bottle of wine. We have been […]

Bird photography at Okhla

Bird photography at Okhla bird sanctuary (Greater Noida, India) I am in India for work and was able to do a quick visit at Okhla bird sanctuary. I have been […]

A weekend in Bratislava

A weekend in Bratislava As my boss is living and working in Bratislava I every now and then have the great opportunity to go there and work with him and […]

Featherweight birds

Featherweight birds – small little birds For a long time I have been fascinated by large birds like ravens and birds of prey (and I still am, don’t get me […]

Red Kites

Red kites – 3rd largest Bird in Switzerland Red kites (Milvus milvus) are the 3rd largest birds in Switzerland. Only Bearded vultures and Golden eagles are larger. Some Red kites […]

Turbo and peanut – 2018

Turbo and Peanut – 2018 Here a few shots from Turbo and Peanut – 2018 aka Türbs and Mumu. I hope you like em, these two knuckleheads give us so […]

fabfive – week 50

fabulous five Every Monday I am posting five shots from the prior week that I like a lot – the fabulous five. Finally snow arrived as temperatures dropped to -2 […]

fabfive – week 49

fabulous five Every Monday I am posting five shots from the prior week that I like a lot – the fabulous five. The last week was a little weird when […]

fabfive – week 48

fabulous five Every Monday I am posting five shots from the prior week that I like a lot – the fabulous five. I found some time to do some test […]

fabfive – week 47

fabulous five Every Monday I am posting five shots from the prior week that I like a lot – the fabulous five. Unfortunately I was quite busy the last two […]

fabfive – week 45

fabulous five Every Monday I am posting five shots from the prior week that I like a lot – the fabulous five. Last week (as well as this week) I […]

fabfive – week 44

fabulous five Every Monday I am posting five shots from the prior week that I like a lot – the fabulous five. Last week was a good week. Lots of […]

fabfive – week 43

fabulous five Every Monday I am posting five shots from the prior week that I like a lot – the fabulous five. Last week was relatively slow in terms of […]

fabfive – week 42

fabulous five Every Monday I am posting five shots from the prior week that I like a lot – the fabulous five. As we were on vacation for almost three […]

Crow family members are awesome

Crow family members are awesome Members of the family Corvidae (crow family) are not only one of the most intelligent birds but also animals. Many times I have been seeing […]

Fire salamander are awesome

Fire salamander are awesome As a kid, I was obsessed with amphibians such as frogs or salamanders. Fire salamander (Salamandra salamandra) usually were hiding under old rotten wooden logs in […]

Shutter count

Shutter count I haven’t been writing for quite some time as I have been busy with projects. Things are calming down for a week or two so I am taking […]

coots are awesome

Coots are awesome I have never paid much attention to the coots as they are not very colorful nor rare nor special birds in any means. However, I have been […]

dragonflies are awesome

Dragonflies are awesome. I spend a lot of time at rivers and lakes photographing birds – and many times dragonflies come and check on me. Like little helicopters hovering in […]

body bilder

Gemeinsam durfte ich zusammen mit dem Künstlerkollektiv Nordschwarz (Lukas Baumberger und Levin Bräu) diesen Vulkan von einer Vernissage ausbrechen lassen. Die Rede ist von dem Abschluss des fünfmonatigen Projektes „BODY […]

Backlight

Backlight Backlight is a very powerful thing in all kinds of photography (not only wildlife photography). Backlight photography means shooting directly into the light. This may sound a little weird […]

a weekend with friends

A weekend with friends Just a few fun shots. I love doing these low key shots whenever I get a chance as they are a lot of fun. Best (for […]

how everything has started

How everything has started or why I love black kites February 2011 – On a cold winter morning at lake Zurich. A man was feeding gulls and I started taking […]