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Autumn in the Elbe Sandstone Mountains

 01-Nov-2017 | Category:

Elbe Sandstone Mountains

The Splendor of Autumn

With the beginning of the fall season in late September the nights at the Elbe Sandstone Mountains slowly start getting longer and colder. When sunlight wanes, low temperatures find their way into the canyons and paint the forests with fire. The sandstone spires definitely look great year-round, but [...]

Heart Spring at Yellowstone National Park

 01-Oct-2017 | Category:

Heart Spring at Yellowstone National Park


This month's image was taken in August 2017 during our summer trip to the U.S. and Canada. It displays "Heart Spring" located on Geyser Hill in the Upper Geyser Basin at Yellowstone National Park. This geothermal pool was named for its heart-like shaped sinter edge. Usually it is [...]

(The Great American) Total Solar Eclipse

 05-Sep-2017 | Category:

Diamond Ring during the Third Contact at the Total Solar Eclipse in Oregon 2017

THE DIAMOND RING - during the TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE in August 2017

Steffen and I just returned from another trip to North America. Usually we avoid traveling to the United States during the hot and busy [...]

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 evil troll who turned to [...]

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:

It shows a light [...]

Northern Lights Gallery - Updated!

 15-Apr-2017 | Category:

Northern Lights in Iceland

Last month Steffen and I took quite a lot of images, but mainly at night. Colorful Northern Lights danced beautifully across the skies and the snow-covered Icelandic landscape provided the perfectly setting for these incredible shows.
While the other Iceland galleries are still under "severe construction", we updated one of our all [...]

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 plunges, multi-stepped and [...]