Cranes approaching
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With this motive I did not have to think long whether I still leave it in color. The backlight effect with the cranes reduced to black and white is simply sufficient in this simplicity. That was once again an impression … read more and write a comment …

Cranes at Tister Moor
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After the sun had set over the moor landscape, the calls of the cranes became slowly audible. First individual small groups, then ever larger swarms of cranes flew from all directions towards the moor. After the first cranes had landed … read more and write a comment …

Pair of geese with chicks
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On the day I had also seen a goose drying its wings, the pair of geese with the young chicks was on the water. My movements were followed attentively and again and again the chicks were protected from my view … read more and write a comment …

Drying Wings
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In May, the geese had their first goose chicks in the hospital park. I was there again and followed the life of a goose family. When one of the parents washed the plumage, I was fortunately there. What a majestic … read more and write a comment …

Grey Heron in the park near the Hospital Altona
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Who would have thought it? To find such a natural paradise in the park of a hospital, right next to a six‐lane, heavily trafficked inner‐city road. The Asklepios Klinik Altona has created three small lakes surrounded by big old trees … read more and write a comment …

Ruddy Turnstone
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The ruddy turnstone (Arenaria interpres) is a small wading bird, one of two species of turnstone in the genus Arenaria. The scientific name is from Latin. The genus name arenaria derives from arenarius, »inhabiting sand, from arena, »sand«. The specific … read more and write a comment …

Osprey at Buffalo Valley
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At our way from Grand Teton National Park to our holiday home in the Buffalo Valley we pass an aerie of an Osprey. At the first afternoon we passed there, we saw the Osprey sitting on an old tree near … read more and write a comment …

Redshank (Tringa totanus)
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It was my personal highlight of bird photography during the workshop weekend with Martin Stock. We just had a short break at the backside of the Eider Barrage, when we found this pair of Redshanks together with their fledgling searching … read more and write a comment …

Arctic terns
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A small colony of arctic terns breed on the Eider Barrage in northern Germany. It’s a great location to take pictures of flying and breeding birds. Time and time again they blow up when they feel disturbed by walkers or … read more and write a comment …

European spoonbill in the salt meadows
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At the beginning of the workshop with Martin Stock we went into the salt meadows to get into contact with the environment around the lighthouse Westerhever Sand. Just after we left the main path to the lighthouse the nature showed … read more and write a comment …