On a boat trip, you could see the heavy rainfall in the distance, with the layered mountains in the background.

“Distant Rain Shower” Was Published

I am proud to announce that the German nature photography magazine NaturFoto did publish my picture “Distant Rain Shower” in their issue 01/2016.

Lost in Space: The Danube river creates beautiful structures in the overflow areas, and sometimes you are lucky to spot a scene like this one.

2015 Pictures

Pictures from the second half of 2015, taken at Nationalpark Gesäuse, Milwaukee (Wisconsin, USA) and Nationalpark Donauauen.

Header Image for the Harley Davidson Museum Shoot Post

Harley Davidson Museum Shoot

Exhibit details of the famous Harley Davidson museum in Milwaukee, USA, together with some technical notes about the shoot.

Adobe Lightroom 6 image

How to Update to Lightroom 6

Upgrading to Lightroom 6 is not as easy as it was with Lightroom 5. This article outlines the differences and shows how to work around the challenges.

Three different stages of a solar eclipse as it was visible on March 20, 2015 in Vienna.

How to Photograph the Solar Eclipse

Technical challenges recording the solar eclipse and how to address them, using example pictures taken on March 20, 2015 in Vienna, Austria.

One of the few totally black huskies. Taken in front of a dark background, the result could be froma werewolf movie.

Huskies From a Different Perspective

Being able to spend 2 days with huskies in Ebensee, Upper Austria allowed me to take a lot of different creative approaches. Enjoy the resulting pictures!

One of the most peaceful evening moods I ever experienced in the Danube floodplains.

Also In 2014

Some pictures from 2014, taken with VTNÖ colleagues at the Tauplitzalm, the National Park Donauauen and in Eastern Styria, among others.

A Yellow Warbler is tiny, about 10 cm in length. I was actually taking pictures of seals, when this guy sat down next to me and started his morning stretching exercises.

“Yellow Warbler” is a Highlight

I am proud that my picture “Yellow Warbler” was selected as “Highlight” in the “Golden Light” category of the VTNÖ competition 2014.

A step-by-step guide on how to create the infrared blue sky effect in Lightroom, using only free tools. No Photoshop channel mixer required.

How to Create the Infrared Blue Sky Effect in Lightroom

A step-by-step guide on how to create the infrared blue sky effect in Lightroom, using only the Development module. No external tools required.

Introducing Micro Four Thirds

Recently I made a decision to buy into the Micro Four Thirds (MFT) system. Here are the reasons and why I will *not* immediately sell my DSLR.

Located on the East coast of Lofoten islands, you can see Reine Kirke in the background, on the right.

Lofoten Islands Impressions

Pictures of a trip to the Lofoten Islands in Norway, with stunning landscapes and the Northern Lights. Definitely a place I would like to return to.

The picture "Gesaeuseeingang" was taken on a rather dull day. Only after the conversion to B&W the drama in the clouds became much more prominent.

“Gesaeuseeingang” is a Highlight

I am proud that my picture “Gesaeuseeingang” was selected as “Highlight” in the “Nature Landscape” category of the VTNÖ competition 2013.