Cloud picture above Eiderstedt
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On one of the rainy days I was on the Eiderstedt peninsula by car. South of me, a wonderful wall of clouds rose above the marsh landscape, surrounded by an almost blue sky. Of course I immediately ran to the … read more and write a comment …

Eider bridge near Friedrichstadt
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Since 03 September 1916, the Eider Bridge near Friedrichstadt has been in service after only two years of construction. With a length of 245 meters, it spans the largest river in Schleswig-Holstein at this point, connecting Friedrichstadt in North Friesland … read more and write a comment …

St. Jakobi Church Schwabstedt
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On that same cloudy morning, when I was down at the Treene bridge, I had also crossed the cemetery of St. Jacob’s Church. It lay so beautifully in the morning light with the dramatic clouds in the background. The second … read more and write a comment …

Morning clouds over the Treene in Schwabstedt
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In the morning we heard again and again the flocks of geese resting outside Schwabstedt on one of the marsh meadows near the Treene. This morning there were still so beautiful clouds hanging over the marsh landscape, I quickly walked … read more and write a comment …

Dramatic Clouds above the Treene
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Right on the first evening of our holiday on the Eiderstedt peninsula we were pulled out by bike into the Treenemarsch. It should be an unforgettable late summer evening with dramatic clouds about us, which we don’t know from home. … read more and write a comment …

The little ones should have it comfortable
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When the stork mother landed with supplies for the padding of the nest, she was not appreciated at all. No food supply? Wet straw instead? You can clearly see the strong wind, the straw fluttering around the head of the … read more and write a comment …

Getting up is still difficult
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With the strong wind it was no wonder that the stork youngsters still had to support themselves when they got up. But the fact that the beak was used as a support until the end surprised me. He thus one … read more and write a comment …

Stork Portrait
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It has never been possible for me to be so close to a stork and to make a wonderful bird portrait with it. Much was certainly due to the great location on the church in Schwabstedt, only 10 meters away … read more and write a comment …

Finally the old stork was here!
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As photographers we had to wait a long time to see the stork father. But how did it first go for the little ones in the rain shower? And what did the old stork bring with him? Just building material. … read more and write a comment …

When the big ones aren’t there …
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… the little ones have to take shelter together. Two of the three young storks had got up after the rain shower and cuddled together. This time Michael and I were not on the bell tower but climbed through the … read more and write a comment …

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