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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 [...]

Oh my God(afoss) - What a sunset!

 11-Oct-2016 | Category:

Sunset at Godafoss in Iceland

Sunset at Godafoss in Northern Iceland

Here is another preview image from our last trip to Iceland. Along with the previously mentioned Northern Lights Displays we also had quite a few spectacular sunsets. This one at the so-called "Waterfall of the Gods" [...]

Long-Term Northern Lights Forecasts

 30-Sep-2016 | Category:

Northern Lights Dancing

Northern Lights dancing in the sky - Lake Myvatn, Iceland

We just returned from Iceland and brought home quite a lot of new images. During 6 nights (out of 15) we saw some green aurora arcs and colorful lights dancing all across the arctic skies. And during the days we were either sleeping or shooting the beautiful fall foliage. [...]

Iceland - Fjallabak Nature Reserve

 01-Aug-2016 | Category:

Red Waterfall at Fjallabak Nature Reserve, Iceland

Red River Bed in Fjallabak Nature Reserve

August is the best time to explore the remotest parts of Iceland's interiors. The soft Arctic sun has finally melted away most of the snow covering jeep roads providing access to lesser known hiking trails and to quite a lot [...]

Oregon Coast - Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor

 01-Jul-2016 | Category:

Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor

Coastline along Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor

This month's image shows another one of our all-time favorite locations in the Pacific Northwest. While parts of the Oregon Coast are quite populated (or at least to some extent), there are still some secluded, little known spots such [...]

Sunset at Second Beach - Olympic National Park

 01-Jun-2016 | Category:

Sunset at Second Beach at the Olympic Coast

Second Beach at the Olympic Coast

We took this sunset picture 4 years ago in June 2012 at Second Beach, a rather small sandy bay with a couple of sea stacks and a natural arch. Albeit its rather lousy name, it is definitely one of those very special places that makes a photographer's [...]

The Slot Canyons of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

 01-May-2016 | Category:

Slot Canyon Arch at Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

Slot Canyon Arch at Anza-Borrego Desert

California's largest State Park, the Anza-Borrego Desert, is famous for its wonderful wildflower displays in late February/early March. Usually large carpets of sand verbenas and desert primroses cover the fields north of Henderson [...]