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Archive for the ‘Southern Europe’ Category

Laurent Geslin - Vatican, The Final Mission

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 4 Comments »

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I am starting to be used to roam the streets of big capitals looking up for anything wild between buildings and urban parks. But as usual, the difficulties in shooting urban wildlife is to get the authorizations first. After several ...

Magnus Lundgren - Azores, Portugal III

Thursday, March 18th, 2010 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 14 Comments »

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Coastal Marine Life and a Submerged Mountain around Faial & Princess Alice Stuff! There is an abundance of “stuff” on the pavement in front of me. The sun shines in a soft pre-morning way on it. I am waiting for Norberto, ...

David Maitland - Lake Prespa, Macedonia III

Tuesday, March 16th, 2010 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

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18th – 24th June, 2009 The mountains of Galičica National Park dominate the west side of Macro Prespa Lake. Clouds hang ominously over the ridge feeding the oak-cloaked east slope with rain. Mountain pastures are at their best as we drive ...

David Maitland - Lake Ohrid, Macedonia II

Monday, March 15th, 2010 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

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15th – 17th June, 2009 The weather is spectacular. Dark blue mountains under a clear blue sky reflected in flat calm pastel blue water – Wow!  A continuum of reflections and light make the butterflies, poppies, dragonflies, reed frog, damselflies and ...

David Maitland - Galičica National Park, Macedonia I

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 7 Comments »

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15th June 2009 – Introduction Wild Wonders of Europe has brought me to Macedonia to photograph “small things” in Galičica National Park, a spectacular mountain range rising to 2254 m between Lake Ohrid to the west and Lake Prespa to the ...

Magnus Lundgren - Azores - Zone pelagia, Portugal

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 23 Comments »

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During the sperm whale mission I found myself among many interesting inhabitants of the pelagic Atlantic Ocean. Occasionally these guys distracted me and became “attention-magnets”, as sperm whales were my main targets. But most of the time these ”non sperm ...

Claudia Müller & Sandra Bartocha - Pollino NP,Italy II-2

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 8 Comments »

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It would be a mistake to reduce the Pollino National Park down to the Pinus leucodermis. Of course, it is the recognisable symbol but the park has much more to offer. In the evening we love standing on the Piano di ...

Claudia Müller & Sandra Bartocha - Pollino NP, Italy I-2

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | No Comments »

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We drove the first thousand kilometres in our small, black bolt of lightning, a Fiat Cinquecento, across roads, bumpy country tracks and gravel paths – despite struggling with one or two steep mountain slopes. We set off from the Sibillini Mountains ...

Magnus Lundgren - Pico, Azores, Portugal I

Monday, January 11th, 2010 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 53 Comments »

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It is my first diving day of three weeks in the Azores and I look at the sea from the RIB in the harbour of Lajes do Pico. It is great to be here in the middle of the Atlantic ...

Niall Benvie - Niall’s Outdoor Photo Kitchen, Spain

Monday, December 21st, 2009 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 6 Comments »

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While most species are migrating north in spring, I flew south to Andalucia in late April, driven by the need to photograph rather than breed. In planning an itinerary for this spring, I thought of southern Spain as a famous, ...