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Archive for September, 2008

Linda Pitkin - Lavezzi Islands

Friday, September 26th, 2008 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

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Saturday 13 September Above Bonifacio in southern Corsica, on the exposed coastal path, the wind nearly strips me of my T-shirt and tries to buffet me off my feet. It is just as well we were not expecting to dive today! ...

JOSÉ B. RUIZ – NARODNI PARK CESKE SVYCARSKO, CZECH REPUBLIC V

Thursday, September 25th, 2008 Posted in Eastern Europe, Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

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22nd September. Hardest day. This morning I couldn’t expect to make the most of the day. The light hasn’t been of great help, but with my landscape set of filters, flashes and some photographic equipment the pictures came out fine. First ...

Frank Krahmer – Lac Blanc, The Alps, 15/9-18/9/2008

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized, Western Europe | 7 Comments »

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I was scheduling my trip to The Alps' most beautiful place Lac Blanc in the Haute Savoys towards a good weather forecast: an intermediate high, that should pass by from September 15th until September 18th. Additionally it was scheduled for ...

JOSÉ B. RUIZ – NARODNI PARK CESKE SVYCARSKO, CZECH REPUBLIC IV

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008 Posted in Eastern Europe, Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

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19th September. Here again! A beautiful day in Prague. The press conference was a nice opportunity to tell the Czech media about the Wild Wonders of Europe project and also about my mission here. The Press Department of the Ministry of ...

Stefano Unterthiner - Antikythera, Greece

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 5 Comments »

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I have spent the past two days in my hide near a small water pond to try to get some images of the Eleonora's falcons drinking and bathing. I built my first hide using stones: quite a hard job! (to ...

Peter Cairns - Laponia, Sweden

Monday, September 22nd, 2008 Posted in Northern Europe, Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

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Before I start, I must thank both Rolf Steinmann and Florian Leo from Gulo Films who accompanied me during this ambitious mission. Without their hard work, commitment and good company, my time in northern Sweden would have been less fulfilling. ...

Magnus ”Rapid River” Lundgren - The Atlantic Salmon, River Orkla, Norway

Sunday, September 21st, 2008 Posted in Northern Europe, Uncategorized | 10 Comments »

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The beginning – Ups… I was in high spirit reaching the River Orkla close to Trondheim. Yet another stunning piece of nature to experience in Norway. Vegard Heggem, the owner of Aunan Lodge, greeted me as I arrived. Vegard used to ...

JOSÉ B. RUIZ – NARODNI PARK CESKE SVYCARSKO, CZECH REPUBLIC III

Thursday, September 18th, 2008 Posted in Eastern Europe, Uncategorized | No Comments »

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18th September. Dobri Den! Good morning! Tomás and Vashek are coming to take me to some nice sights but I cannot wait. Very early I went out for a small walk and had some luck with flowers. When Tomás and Vashek ...

JOSÉ B. RUIZ – NARODNI PARK CESKE SVYCARSKO, CZECH REPUBLIC II

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008 Posted in Eastern Europe, Uncategorized | No Comments »

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17th September. Krasna Svetlo! Beautiful light! Finally I manage to take off with no extra baggage, and no extra weight. Mr. Tomás Salov from the press office of the park administration has collected me in Prague. My expectations have been surpassed because ...

Stefano Unterthiner - Alonissos, Greece

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

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I finally had my first Eleonora's falcon in front of my camera! I spent several days in Alonissos, in the Northern Sporades archipelago, mainly for shooting some landscape. There, I saw many falcons flying over this green island, but I ...