We found this (and 4 others) hiding on trees on a small graveyard in Austria.
Saw them while watching do cormorants. A flock of sparrows preparing for nesting. Doing preening, looking all sleepy.
Before i moved to Berlin i never had seen this bird in a distance where you could see the beautiful patterns on their wings. They are probably one of my favourite bird. Compared to other city-birds they are still very reclusive and don´t like to be approached. I know of bigger populations on Wannsee (for example Insel […]
As written before, still testing Cameras. This ones were taken with a borrowed 7D MKII. I like the AF System, it´s a lot more advanced than the one of 7D MKI, but still suffering from the same “problems” when taking pictures directly into the sunlight like these ones. So basically i focused manually. Great Creasted Grebe […]
I am currently thinkin on buying a new camera. My old one has some weird issues with the center AF Point. So i rented a Canon 5D MK III . Its a really nice camera. The AF System is fast, Image Quality is “good” (even if not *that* much better in my opinion). The Problem […]
After a long day of rain and boring light in the last minutes of the day we had some intensive sunlight coming over a lake in Berlin.
The first migrating cranes gather together with the local ones. Today I already counted 500. I guess there are around 5000 cranes in the area. In a month there will be 130.000.
Announced as a really hard thunderstorm we were barely hit. Berlin seem to have kind of forcefield again every thunderstorm. So, only Shot with an old 500D an the bad Kit-Lense.
We have wild americans here in Stangenhagen. Somewhat cute this “sleeve-animal”.
My first :)