Wildlife photographer of the Year – competition success

Wildlife photographer of the Year – competition success
How cool is that! A brown bear that triggered one of our wide-angle phototraps in the wild heart of Europe has made it into this year’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year selection…all the way from the forest right into the Natural History Museum in London. For me that is something...read more

OASIS 2018 – contest success

OASIS 2018 – contest success
Cool news from Italy! In this year’s OASIS photo contest both Christine and I were awarded. Christine had a Highlight in the plants section with a supreme image from Iceland and the bear portfolio was awarded in the storyboard section.

Back from the land of Bears and Volcanos – Kamchatka

Back from the land of Bears and Volcanos – Kamchatka
I’ve recently returned from a photo-trip to Russia’s far-east. This remote part of this planet is – at least in my opinion – one of the last strongholds of wilderness on our planet. All transport is done by either helicopter or rustic Russian 4×4 trucks and both weather and land can be...read more

Chamois mountain again

Chamois mountain again
Central Europe, including Austria, is suffering from a heat wave recently. Only thing you can do to escape the blistering heat is climbing a mountain. That’s what we did again. After climbing of roughly 1.000 m in altitude we successfully tried to find chamois. However, right around...read more

Up in the mountains

Up in the mountains
Not far from the house there is one of Austria’s prime spots when it comes to chamois spotting. Spent a night up in the mountains and was rewarded with some nice moods and some cool chamois encounters.

Cover story published

Cover story published
Another cover-story was published in Austria’s Universum Magazine (Jul/Aug edition). This time Christine and I’ve worked on a story about European chameleons.

Back from Scotland’s islands

Back from Scotland’s islands
Well, this is definitely one of my fave parts of Europe: the Hebrides. I’ve been guiding a group for a week now on the inner Hebrides and we were quite lucky again with the birds. Had some great eagle encounters and definitely the cutes subjects: hundreds of puffins. Besides the birds...read more