Blue Peafowl


Here is a photo of a Blue Peafowl (Pavo cristatus). I shot the photo in 2016 when I lived in Reinfeld for a while. The photo looks quite abstract, of course, because it’s a close-up photo of a quite eccentric-looking bird. The photo is not so sharp because it was shot directly through a wire fence and that is also why it looks a little bit foggy. But I still like the photo. Continue reading Blue Peafowl

Duck and Water Reflection


I found this photo in my library and thought it’s a pretty clean close-up shot. I had to push the shadows quite a bit and did other minor adjustments but it was very minimal editing as the RAW file was already pretty good. I am amazed that I haven’t uploaded it earlier, it’s sitting in my library since 2016. But with the number of photos I shot, it’s not a wonder that I skip some for a while. I already have quite a few photos of ducks on my blog. But do you like this particular one? Continue reading Duck and Water Reflection

Common Buzzard


Some days ago when I was hiking, I spotted a bird of prey far up in the air. It was flying really high, in circles, like 100 meters or 200 meters high maybe. I couldn’t see with my eyes what kind of bird it might be. Also, I know the limitations of the 300mm focal length of my Tamron lens. I know that when I take a photo in these conditions, I will need to do a heavy crop. But in the end, photography is also about curiosity. You simply want to find out what kind of bird it is, … Continue reading Common Buzzard