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.
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
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
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.
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
Die Braunbären kehren zurück nach Mitteleuropa. Wie weit sie es schaffen, hängt von uns ab.
Wer mehr darüber erfahren möchte, findet alles dazu in der aktuellen Coverstory des deutschen National Geographic Magazins. Gemeinsam mit Christine (www.sonvilla.at) durfte ich die...read more
We’ve been intensly working on these fascinating amphibians for three seasons. It is hard to predict when they start to migrate to their spawning grounds after winter. Then numerous males are waiting for females to arrive and finally to mate. Next step – they are laying their eggs and...read more