07/15/2016

Along Argentina’s Patagonian Coast

A gallery and some informations were added. The photographs were taken on an extension trip further to the south in connection to my first visit of the Peninsula Valdes in 2012.

07/13/2016

To the famous Orcas of the Peninsula Valdes, Argentina

A selection of images of the orcas and other wildlife was added. The photos were captured on 4 trips to Valdes in the period from 2012 to 2016. For more informations about the world-famous hunting behavior of the killer-whales and the area please see the description on the gallery page.

04/25/2015

Phototour to the Pantanal (Brazil) in August 2014

Phototour to the Pantanal (Brazil) in August 2014 – a gallery of photographs with descriptions and some information were added

04/02/2014

Northern Lights and sceneries in Tromsoe

Northern Lights and sceneries in Tromsoe – a gallery was added, displaying a selection of photographs that I had taken on my trips in February 2013 and March 2014.

02/26/2014

To the active volcanos and bears of Kamchatka again

To the active volcanos and bears of Kamchatka again – a gallery of photographs was added. You can get detailed information of the locations, for the most part including GPS – datas from the images in the gallery.

07/01/2013

Naturfoto

The known German nature magazine “Naturfoto” ( issue 6/2013) published my photo documentation of Franz Josef-Land

05/25/2013

International “Glanzlichter” Nature Photography Contest 2013

The photograph of the polar bears shown in the article was also honoured as a winner at the International “Glanzlichter” Nature Photography Contest 2013 again. As mentioned, the annual competition is one of the most important and highest regarded European events for nature photographers. In 2013 the jury had received 18450 entries of photographers from 35 countries. 87 photos in different categories were honoured with the “polar bear shot” being one of them, see the official site here

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The photo was taken in the High Arctic in northern Franz Joseph-Land, using the EF 500mm f/4 L IS USM + 1,4x Extender on the Canon EOS 1 D Mark IV @ f 8,0 + 0.7, 1/500 sec, ISO 400 (tripod with Wimberley Haed)

12/20/2012

Russian Arctic

A selection of my photographs that I had taken in August 2012 on a trip to the Russian Arctic (Franz Josef-Land) was published in the December issue of the known “Signaturemagazine” in Australia. The arcticle was written by Barry Stone and can be viewed as pdf-file here. Some more images are displayed as a slideshow in the Online-issue of Signaturemagazine.

 

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09/13/2011

Glaciers of Patagonia

To the mountain icons and glaciers of Patagonia – a gallery was added. For information about the the trip, please see the introduction. Details of the locations as well as supplementary comments on the particular photographs are provided in the gallery.

05/25/2011

International “Glanzlichter” Nature Photography Contest 2011

The photograph of a Kamchatka Brown Bear catching a salmon was honoured as a winner at the International “Glanzlichter” Nature Photography Contest 2011. The annual competition and award ceremony in Fuerstenfeldbrueck near Munich (Germany) is highly regarded as one of the most important European events for nature photographers. In 2011 the jury had received 15053 entries of photographers from 33 countries. 87 photos in different categories were honoured with the “bear shot” one of them, see the official site here

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The photo was taken at the Kuril Lake in Kamchatka (Russia), using the Canon EOS 7D and f4.5-5.6/100-400mm lens (handheld at 330mm), f5.6, 1/1000 sec, ISO 800. More images are provided in the gallery.

12/12/2010

Impressions of Kamchatka

Impressions of Kamchatka – the remote land of volcanoes and Brown Bears in Russia’s Far East – a gallery was added. For information about the the trip, please see the introduction. Details of the locations as well as supplementary comments on the particular photographs are provided in the gallery

08/16/2010

Galapagos Islands & Ecuador

Journey to the Galapagos Islands & Ecuador – 2 galleries were added. For more information about the trip see the introduction.

07/16/2009

General information

  • The “News” section was added to the menu bar.
  • Solar eclipse voyage to Franz Josef Land aboard MS POLARIS – see the information and the gallery! You can download the official expedition report here.
  • Photographers’ expedition into the packice aboard MS ORIGO – More Information and the final edition of the gallery will be added as soon as possible.