The image is a new edit of an old post. The new one is made with DxO PhotoLab, and the old version was done with Adobe Lightroom. Which one do you like better? I have been trying to identify the plant, which is rather tricky with only such a small portion of it visible. Many plants appear to…
Shortly after the sunset, the orange waxing crescent moon shines through a thin layer of clouds. The rooftops form a black silhouette in the foreground.
The Heidelberg castle glows illuminated on a warm summer night. Street lights cast colourful reflections on the waters of the river Neckar
Waxing gibbous Moon (62%) on 24.10.2020 eight and half days in the lunar cycle, one day after the first quarter half-moon. Explorer 150P-DS on N-EQ3-2 Pro with an aluminium tripod. Stacked with Affinity Photo. Edited with Affinity Photo and DxO PhotoLab 4.
Neptune is the eighth planet and farthest from the sun. Neptune Triton is Neptune’s largest moon and the only large moon in the solar system with a retrograde orbit. Photographed with PEN E-PL7 and Sky Watcher Explorer 150P-DS on N-EQ3-2 Pro with aluminium tripod. Stacked with Sequator. Edited and annotated with Affinity Photo.
A baboon at Hellabrunn Zoo shows his teeth in response to Biasini the horse who speaks about communication. July 2020.
Jupiter captured with Olympus Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm telezoom objective. The Galilean moons Ganymede, Europa and Callisto, are visible near the planet. Io is in front of Jupiter and cannot be seen. The star on the left is HR 7327, a double star in Sagittarius. The cropped image above is similar to the one I shot…
Three pollinators – a bee, a bumblebee and a butterfly – flying around the same purple flower.
I recently purchased the very reasonably priced M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 40‑150mm F4‑5.6 R zoom objective. I got mainly for terrestrial subjects but gave it a quick test in moon photography. The image is better than using a smartphone and binoculars, but no match for the telescope. With 150 mm focal length there is no need…
The late Gothic Heiliggeistkirche is a prominent landmark rising over the buildings in Heidelberg old town. The Bergbahn funicular railway goes up the side of the hill in the background. The track ends at Molkenkur transit station, where an older funicular continues to the summit Königstuhl.
Canada geese and greylag geese are common visitors in Munich Westpark as well as other parks in Europe. While the birds pose no threat to humans enjoying the park and may appear cute, they litter the area with a large amount of excrement.