As big travel is tricky these days, why not taking a closer look on what’s directly around us – or above us …? This red kit is circling since a while above my town. It’s a pretty impressive bird with its 1.50 m wing span and its really nice plumage in particular if the evening sun lightens it up.
King penguins are the second largest pinguins in the world. The subspecies “Aptenodytes patagonicus patagonicus” is found in the south atlantic only. They live 25 years on average, weigh 10-12 kg and get around 1 meter tall.Continue reading “King Penguins from Tierra del Fuego”
… seems this young red damselfly calling out to the photographer.
Damselflies are a great motif for photographers and “structures and shapes created by nature” at its best. But as they are pretty shy and fast moving they are diffucult to catch. So patience and a lot of time is needed to get a couple of good shots. These ones I found at the Étang de la Gruère, a moore lake in the Swiss canton Jura.Continue reading ““Hi there!” …”
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”