The Eurasian Beaver (Castor fiber) is the largest rodent of Europe. It was hunted down to near-extinction at the end of the 19th century. Reintroduced in Belgium in the late 1990´s, the beavers are now populating most of the regions around the large rivers, re-transforming many valleys into wetlands filled with new biodiversity.
Canon EOS 1D X, EF 600mm f4 L IS II USM + 1.4x, ISO 1600, in-camera multi-exposure.
On 23rd June 2013, the winning photos of the contest will be presented to the public in La Reid (B).
The members of the jury will also present their photographic work in their respective exhibitions during this event.
Spring 2013 will be remembered for its very particular weather: cold and wet!
Well, let´s be positive… rain can be a very photogenic subject 😉
Marsh Marigold (Caltha palustris) under the rain. Belgium, May 2013.
Last weekend were the “15. Internationalen Fürstenfelder Naturfototage“, where I presented my multimedia-show “Luxemburg-Skandinavien, eine Reise in den Norden“. The event was very nice and a great occasion to meet a lot of interesting people.
On Friday evening was the award ceremony and the opening of the of the Glanzlichter 2013 exhibition.
You can have a look at the review with photos at www.glanzlichter.com.
I had the pleasure to have my exhibition “Norvège, entre fjells et fjords” at the Festival de l’Oiseau et de la Nature in the Baie de Somme, France. Thanks to the organization for this very nice first edition of the “Rencontres de la Photo Nature” in Abbeville.
The results of the Glanzlichter Nature Photography Competition 2013 have been published. 18.450 pictures of 1.149 photographers have been entered this year. I am very happy to announce that two of my photographs have been awarded.
The photo “Geschwindigkeit ist relativ” has been awarded the All-Over Winner of the competition and my picture “Unterm Grossen Wagen” has been awarded a Highlight in the World of Mammals Category.
The winning ceremony will take place on the “15. Internationale Fürstenfelder Naturfototage” Festival in Fürstenfeldbruck (D) from 9 to 12 Mai 2013.
Have a look at the all winning photos of Glanzlichter 2013.
Image & Nature features one of my badger photos in the newly designed “Une Image, Une Histoire” page.
The March edition nr. 59 is still available…
Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes) hunting for mice in snow.
Canon EOS 5D Mark III, EF 600mm L IS II USM.
In December 2010, the United Nations has declared 2013 as the International Year of Water Cooperation and will be launched today on 11 February 2013 in the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris.
Water is essential to all life. In our modern society, we take water very often for granted, but it should not be forgotten that over 800 million people don´t have access to clean drinking water.
Let´s take conscience of this situation and save water wherever we can in our daily life…