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Spot of light35mm, f/7.1, 1/160″ @ISO 100

A storm is coming35mm, f/7.1, 1/160″ @ISO 100

Equipment used: Nikon D7100, Nikon AF-S DX 35mm f/1.8G


Alone


Alone35mm, f/2.8, 1/640″ @ISO 3200

Equipment used: Nikon D7100, Nikon AF-S DX 35mm f/1.8G


Frozen


frozen50mm, f/1.8, 1/640″ @ISO 200

Equipment used: Nikon D40, AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D


Drops


drops50mm, f/1.8, 1/500″ @ISO 200

Equipment used: Nikon D40, AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D


Lizard


While on vacation in Greece last summer, I came across this fellow relaxing on the rocks next to the sea.

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220mm, f/9,  1/125″ @ ISO 200

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120mm, f/7.1,  1/125″ @ ISO 200

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300mm, f/7.1,  1/160″ @ ISO 200

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92mm, f/7.1,  1/125″ @ ISO 200

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92mm, f/7.1,  1/160″ @ ISO 200

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200mm, f/7.1,  1/160″ @ ISO 200

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300mm, f/5.6,  1/250″ @ ISO 200

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300mm, f/5.6,  1/250″ @ ISO 200

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105mm, f/5.6,  1/100″ @ ISO 200

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280mm, f/5.6,  1/50″ @ ISO 200

 

 

Equipment used: Nikon D40, Nikkor AF-S DX 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR.


Majestic mountains


While travelling back home, I came across this magnificent landscape, that I had to photograph it. The beauty of my home country struck me again.

 

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35mm, f/8,  1/200″ @ ISO 200, polarized filter

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35mm, f/8,  1/100″ @ ISO 200, polarized filter

Equipment used: Nikon D40, Nikon AF-S DX 35mm f/1.8G, polarized filter by Polaroid.

 


Dreaming


A small variation of an old picture I’ve shot.

 

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300mm, f/5.6,  1/20″ @ ISO 200

Equipment used: Nikon D40, Nikkor AF-S DX 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR.


Bees at work


Here are some nice shots from last spring harvest 🙂

 

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300mm, f/6.3,  1/400″ @ ISO 200

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300mm, f/6.3,  1/400″ @ ISO 200

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300mm, f/6.3,  1/400″ @ ISO 200

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300mm, f/6.3,  1/1000″ @ ISO 200

Equipment used: Nikon D40, Nikkor AF-S DX 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR.


Moon and stars


The moon was huge tonight so I though I go out to photograph it. I’ve decided instead to take some long exposure shots with the sky.

 

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35mm, f/8 at 15 seconds as ISO 1600

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 35mm, f/8 at 20 seconds at ISO 200

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35mm, f/8 at 15 seconds at ISO 1600

One side of the sky was dominated by clouds and the moon, and the other side was clear.

Equipment used: Nikon D40, Nikon AF-S DX 35mm f/1.8G.


The sky before Christmas


Just before leaving my house, on Christmas eve, the sky turn from beautiful to spectacular. Here are a few glimpses…

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in a matter of minutes, the sky reddened,

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The other side of the house:

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The same spot as above, shot last summer with a bit of zoom.

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Equipment used: Nikon D40, Nikon 35mm f/1.8G.

Disclaimer: The colours in the photos have not been altered at all. 

 


Sunset with a flower


I am enjoying the following shot quite a lot. I’ve been shooting the flowers on this field outside Munich Germany, for half an hour, and then the sunset came. I hope you like the result as much as I do.

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Equipment used: Nikon D40, Nikon 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G


Wildpark series Chapter 3


Here are some more shots from my visit to Poing Wild Park.

 

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Equipment used: Nikon D40, Nikon 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G


Among trees


Majestic trees ahead, watch out.

 

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The picture was taken in Poing forest (near Munich), on a freezing December day (2011).

Equipment used: Nikon D40, Nikon 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G

 


Irish night


From technical point of view the following picture doesn’t shine. Too much noise (1600 ISO), and maybe still on the dark side. But the more I look at it, the more I like it. It has some “old newspaper picture” allure.

Equipment used: Nikon D40, 35mm f/1.8G.

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My precious…


This post is long overdue.

The following shooting session has been made with my Nikon 50mm f/1.8D lens, using manual focus.

 

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I hope this post doesn’t fall into the “here is my kitten” category 🙂


Small bits of Munich


Here are just a few pictures from Munich. More to come later.

 

 

 


Wildpark series Chapter 2


As promised, here is part 2. More wild side of the park.

 

 

 

 

 


Wildpark series Chapter 1


After a long pause, I return with a new series of pictures I’ll be posting in the next days. They were take by me after visiting a Wildpark in Poing Germany. The fist set are pictures about fawns. Enjoy.

P.S. This is the first real opportunity I had to use my 300mm lens.


Strike from above


When….last night;

Where…..Munich, Germany

 

 

 

 

Equipment:

Nikon D40, Nikkor 55-300mm


black swan series


Visiting lake Starnberg I’ve encountered these beautiful swans…

The pictures speak for themselves about the grace of this magnificent creatures.

Equipment:

Nikon D40, Nikkor 55-300mm


Out of the mist…


Nothing planed, just pure chance, and nature at work.

 

 

 


Beautiful Mountains – Romania, Fagarasi


This is my first experience with a polarized filter.

Equipment:

Nikon D40, lens: Nikkor 300mm with polarized filter.


Nigh time beauty


After a long break, I have a bunch of pics to share. I’ll start slowly with a few night shots. I hope I’ll have time to post the rest soon.

Start of a beautiful night…

Some shops in the passing light…

it’s almost dark….

…stars are already visible….

…and finaly, time for sleep under the clear sky. (that’s my window by the way)

Equipment used:

Camera – Nikon D40; Lens – Nikkor 50mm and 300mm


Wading


Here’s my swim mate, finishing 100m freestyle.