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.
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.
Phototour to the Pantanal (Brazil) in August 2014 – a gallery of photographs with descriptions and some information were added
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.
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.
The known German nature magazine “Naturfoto” ( issue 6/2013) published my photo documentation of Franz Josef-Land
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
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.
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.
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
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
Journey to the Galapagos Islands & Ecuador – 2 galleries were added. For more information about the trip see the introduction.
- 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.