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Sandra Bartocha - Romania II

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 Posted in Eastern Europe, Uncategorized | 5 Comments »

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Text & Images – Sandra Bartocha The first days we tried to concentrate on the forests as this was the most important part of the mission. Because these areas are huge and uncut by roads the dimensions that ...

Sandra Bartocha - Romania I

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011 Posted in Eastern Europe, Uncategorized | 5 Comments »

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Text & Images – Sandra Bartocha My trip to Romania began very sudden and unexpected: A call from Florian Möllers and the question "Would you like to go to Romania and photograph forests in the Carpathian Mountains - in two ...

Laurent Geslin - Moldova II

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009 Posted in Eastern Europe, Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

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Despite the official permit to photograph in Codrii National Park, this guard keeps bothering me and arguing that I can't take pictures from the roof of the scientists' building... Without my translator I am trying to explain that I am ...

Bruno D’Amicis - Western Tatras, Slovakia I

Monday, August 24th, 2009 Posted in Eastern Europe, Uncategorized | 5 Comments »

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It is the 1st of June and the very beginning of my mission for Wild Wonders. After two days of travelling, from the heat of Central Italy to the green foothills of the Tatra range, here I am, finally walking ...

Claudia Müller - Pollino National Park, Italy III

Thursday, August 20th, 2009 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 7 Comments »

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One of the most important aspects of our mission in Italy’s biggest National Park is to create a portrait of the century old pine trees of the Monte Pollino and Serra Dolcedorme. Every tree has a unique shape created by ...

Maurizio Biancarelli - Hallerbos, Belgium III

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized, Western Europe | 2 Comments »

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After the first week with rather stable light conditions, the weather is now more changeable, clouds and rain have arrived. After making an interview with journalist Stijn van der Stockt on Friday morning, on Monday 27 I met Tom Linster, a ...

Erlend Haarberg – Capercaillie lek in Bergslagen, Sweden

Monday, June 8th, 2009 Posted in Northern Europe, Uncategorized | 4 Comments »

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After spending eight long nights in the hiding tent with almost no results, I started to get nervous. I visited several capercaillie leks, but none of them had been “working” up to my expectations. At one place, the hens moved ...

Peter Cairns – Hällefors, Sweden

Thursday, May 28th, 2009 Posted in Northern Europe, Uncategorized | 6 Comments »

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Here we go again then. Back on the Wild Wonders roller coaster. Destination: Sweden and the first of several species on the mission list. There was a time when spring brought with it panic and a desire to try and photograph ...

Maurizio Biancarelli - Hallerbos, Belgium II

Wednesday, May 20th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized, Western Europe | 11 Comments »

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April 21. This morning the daybreak light was beautiful, the best since my arrival in Hallerbos. Misty and glorious, warm light in the forest. I met several photographers to remind me how very popular Hallerbos is among Belgians. A photogenic, well known ...

Maurizio Biancarelli - Hallerbos, Belgium

Wednesday, May 6th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized, Western Europe | 11 Comments »

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On Friday 18 April I arrived in Hallerbos (‘The blue forest’ in Dutch); a mixed forest located a few kilometres southwest of Brussels, Belgium. It was raining and I was told that the previous week had also been very rainy. ...