Fall: Calm water surrounded by golden pine and larch woods in the canton of Graubünden, SwitzerlandContinue reading “Fall – Golden Pine and Larch Woods”
Wherever tectonic plates meet there is volcanic activity as in the Mediterranean sea where the northward-moving African plate meets the Eurasian plate. Sicily has the Etna and northward in the Tyrrhenian Sea there are the Liapri Islands with Vulcano, Stromboli and 5 other islands. Today I’d like to share 3 shots from 3 different vulcanos.Continue reading “Vulcanos in the Mediterranean Sea”
Cotton Grass with dew in the Val Fex in the upper Engadin region of Switzerland. The shot is a 1/100 sec., F/8.0 and ISO 200 with an EF 24-70 mm f/4L IS USM at 70 mm on a Canon EOS 5DSR held in the hand.
In my last post I shared the same shot as one usually sees the sky. With some magic using Adobe Lightroom one can get much more out of such an image even though the human eye cannot see the sky like this.Continue reading “Behind the Shot – Perseids Meteor Shower”
The 2016 Perseids Meteor Shower peaked between August 11th and 12th. Here I share a shot of August 12th with a meteor right above Piz Alv which is located in the Upper Engadin region in Switzerland.Continue reading “Perseids Meteor Shower – basic”
Today I’d like to publish a few animal shots from my latest trip to Scotland that all fit nicely to the theme of my website. Here a black-headed gull close to Durness in the north of Scotland. The shot was taken with 1/3200 sec. with f/5.6 and ISO 400. The lens was an EF 70-300 mm f/4-5.6L IS USM at 300mm on a Canon EOS 5DSR.Continue reading “Animals from Scotland”
Today I’d like to share two shots from my latest trip to Scotland that I added to the plants’ section of my portfolio. This thistle I found on the east side of the Isle of Skye. This shot was taken with 1/160 sec. and f/4.5 and ISO 400 with my EF 24-70 mm f/4L IS USM at 70 mm.Continue reading “Plants of Scotland”