It is said that Germany is incredibly grey in the winter. For sure, this year 2022 the skies have been grey with a low hanging clouds for weeks, although temperatures have been mild. And, as the days are really short, which makes it seem worse, the entire territory was plunged under gray skies. After theContinue reading “The Cranes Have Started Their Spring Migration Earlier”
Yes, I know, strictly speaking, winter begins on 21st December, so, November ist not yet winter. Nevertheless, these last days of November, the landscape is covered with a thick layer of snow, and the temperatures are below 0º C, consequently, I may say, winter. As I said in my last post, November, a gray, coldContinue reading “Last Days of November, First Winter Snowfalls”
I visited the Westerwald region, a low mountain range on the right bank of the river Rhine in Germany. It is a part of the Rhenish Slate Mountains. I wanted to scout a gorge, in case I could take some interesting pictures. I camped near a stream, just at the beginning of a path whichContinue reading “In Search of Spring”
Hiking in winter between woods, marshes and cranes
It was a cold morning and hard to get up and go out. It was snowing heavily, and I enjoy the snow like little children. So, I went out. I hiked in the forest and things were quiet there, except for the crunch of untouched snow beneath my boots. After two or three kilometers, theContinue reading “Its Winter , Still and Silent…Really?”
This year, Christmas days are under restrictions and challenges. A lot of people complains about not sharing these days with their families. But Christmas doesn’t have to be about families. A lot of people complains these days about not buying the presents, the special food and drinks they want to share with their relatives. ButContinue reading “Christmas Days”
Before the winter ended, I wanted to take, if possible, some exposures with a minimalist approach, to practise clean, perhaps semi-abstracts compositions. For example, selecting an isolated tree against a white backdrop. At the end of March, I visited the Black Forest, a large, imposing, forested mountain range in southwest Germany. Luckily I found aContinue reading “March, even Some Exposures..”
February is gone. In a few weeks Spring will be here and we’ll say goodbay to the winter. Winter is, in my opinion, a very interesting season for photographing trees, instead of woods. I have collected some pictures for the Not Be Able To See The Trees for The Wood Project.