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Archive for July, 2009

Claudia Müller – Pollino National Park, Italy II

Thursday, July 30th, 2009 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 4 Comments »

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Before dawn we set off for an expedition at higher altitudes, as I hope to take pictures of the Pinus leucodermis, the symbol of the National Park, in these more accessible locations above 1500 metres. The first daylight coming from ...

Magnus Lundgren – Möre, Norway

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009 Posted in Northern Europe, Uncategorized | 43 Comments »

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Macro Mecca in the “rain forest”…and still no orcas! The pre-trip reports were making me jump around wanting to do somersaults, if I could... Olav, the skipper, was reporting 40-50 Orcas around the boat along the Möre coastline and a flat ...

Elio Della Ferrera - Bosnia-Herzegovina/Croatia II

Sunday, July 26th, 2009 Posted in Eastern Europe, Uncategorized | 6 Comments »

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After the days I spent in Livansko Polje, I am now in the southern part of Bosnia-Herzegovina. Yes, I am in Herzegovina, or to be precise, in the Hutovo Blato Nature Park - a karst area, and one of the richest ...

Ruben Smit - Serbia

Friday, July 24th, 2009 Posted in Eastern Europe, Uncategorized | 13 Comments »

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‘Dreams’ My assistant Jeroen and me arrived in Belgrade for my Serbian mission. For weeks I had been trying to make contact with local managers and rangers of the national parks and reserves in Serbia but nothing seemed to work. Milan ...

Laurent Geslin – Urban Foxes, London, UK II

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized, Western Europe | 9 Comments »

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Finally “my” vixen is now comfortable enough with my presence to let one of the cubs to come out. She has two cubs and they are already fairly big. One is very shy and I only photographed him once ...

Laurent Geslin - Urban Foxes, London, UK I

Saturday, July 18th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized, Western Europe | 42 Comments »

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Wild Wonders of Europe... Mmmmh, remote places, peaceful, green and human-free zones... so my next mission is: London. After Barcelona and the peregrine falcon, Wild Wonders of Europe sent me back to one of the most populated capitals in Europe to ...

Jari Peltomäki - Texel, The Netherlands III

Wednesday, July 15th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized, Western Europe | 1 Comment »

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Day 3. Texel Another early morning with Avocet families. These beautiful birds are surprisingly tame here and can be photographed without a hide at close range! Some German photographers said that this is the best place in the world to ...

Manuel Presti – The Danube Delta, Romania II

Sunday, July 12th, 2009 Posted in Eastern Europe, Uncategorized | 4 Comments »

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A fairly strong northerly wind is blowing already at 5:30am on the Danube as I step into our small riverboat for another long day to be spent on the channels and lakes of this immense Delta. My top priority in this ...

Konrad Wothe – Slovakia

Thursday, July 9th, 2009 Posted in Eastern Europe, Uncategorized | 6 Comments »

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I am just back from my mission in Eastern Slovakia where I was sent to photograph Sousliks amongst other subjects. To prepare my mission I did an exploratory trip in June 2008, checked locations and made contacts. Luckily I found the ...

Theo Allofs – Camargue, France II

Monday, July 6th, 2009 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 20 Comments »

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The Camargue Mission is completed. As wonderful and diverse as the Camargue is, it is extremely difficult to photograph due to very limited access. The Camargue, a vast wetland formed by the Rhône Delta, is divided into private farmlands, rice fields, ...