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Hvitserkur - The petrified troll in Northern Iceland

 01-Aug-2017 | Category:

Hvitserkur in Iceland

This month's image shows one of the most unusual sea arches in Iceland. Hv√≠tserkur (translates "white shirt") is a 15 m high basalt monolith with two openings on Vatnsnes Peninsula in Northwest Iceland. The legend says Hvitserkur was an [...]

Thunderstorm at Playa de las Catedrales

 02-Jul-2017 | Category:

Playa de las Catedrales during a thunderstorm

Thunderstorm at Playa de las Catedrales in Spain

This month's image looks quite different from the one we published here last month right after our trip to Northern Spain. But in fact it isn't, this picture was taken on the same beach (Playa de las Catedrales) and on the same day, just a [...]

Playa de las Catedrales - Arches at Low Tide

 06-Jun-2017 | Category:

Arches at Playa de las Catedrales in Galicia, Northern Spain

Sunset at the Playa de las Catedrales in Galicia, Northern Spain

Steffen and I are just back home from another photography and exploratory trip in Northern Spain and we hope to return  soon again, since there is still so much new and exciting along this [...]

Light Beam in a Cave

 01-May-2017 | Category:

Light Beam in a Cave, Spain

Light Beam in a Cave

This month's image is part of our "Favorite images of 2016" that we published on our Blog:
http://blog.synnatschke.de/photography/2016-our-favorite-images-of-the-year/

It shows a light [...]

Stokksnes - Aurora over Vestrahorn Mountains

 01-Apr-2017 | Category:

Stokksnes - Aurora over Vestrahorn Mountains

Two Aurora Arcs over Vestrahorn Mountains in East Iceland

This month's image was taken at Stokksnes on March 9th, 2017, right after sunset during the "blue hour" and with a predicted and real Kp-index of only 2,33. Vestrahorn are probably the most photographed mountains in Iceland (besides [...]

Selfoss Waterfall in Northern Iceland

 01-Mar-2017 | Category:

Sunset at Selfoss in Northern Iceland

Sunset at the edge of Selfoss in Vatnajokull National Park

Iceland features so many beautiful waterfalls, that it is impossible to tell which one is the most impressive. There is an endless choice of smaller scenic cascades around practically every corner along with higher vertical [...]

Font's Point in the Anza-Borrego Desert

 01-Feb-2017 | Category:

Font's Point at Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

Overlooking Borrego Badlands from Font's Point

This month's image was taken last winter in February. It shows Font's Point after sunset, a fabulous overlook at Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. Sunrise or sunset is the best time of the day to fully appreciate the beauty of [...]

Cracked Mud

 01-Jan-2017 | Category:

Cracked Mud at Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

Colorful Dried Mud Structures

The "Image of the Month" for January shows an amazing cracked mud, which Steffen found at a small playa within Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. Dry desert playas are a great place for shooting this type of abstracts.

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Season's Greetings!

 23-Dec-2016 | Category:

Christmas in Dresden

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

This month's image shows our hometown Dresden, a beautiful Baroque city on the River Elbe in Eastern Germany during Christmas time. Sparkling lights everywhere, carved wooden candle arches illuminating most home's windows, the smell of spiced mulled wine and roasted almonds spread [...]

Playa de las Catedrales in Galicia, Northern Spain

 08-Nov-2016 | Category:

Playa de las Catedrales in Galicia, Northern Spain

Low Tide at the Playa de las Catedrales

This month's image was taken in Northern Spain at the Playa de las Catedrales (in Galician: "Praia das Catedrais"), one of the most spectacular beaches we have ever been - unfortunately not nearly as secluded and lonesome as those on the [...]