Life and Nature

Spring uprising

Grassland with a variety of crocuses in front of the dramatic snow-covered Karawanken mountains in Bodental, Austria

#alpen  #alps  #april  #austria  #blossom  #blue  #bodental  #clouds  #corinthia  #crocus  #flower  #grass  #green  #karawanken  #kärnten  #krokus  #mountain  #peak  #purple  #sky  #slovenia  #slowenien  #snow  #spring  #trees

Frosty rime

In the meadow

Tramonto liguriano

Sunset shot from the hills above Alassio in central Liguria. From the coastal hills (still belong to the sea alps), there are spectactular views on the coast, especially during morning and evening hours. We spent a great week there in late August.

#alassio  #clouds  #coast  #glowing  #hiking  #hills  #italy  #liguria  #mountains  #pine  #sea alps  #sky  #sunset  #trail  #tramonto  #trees  #vacation  #water

Grünstein

Blue stemless gentian

Magnificent blossoms found in the mountains of Karawanken.

Geissler Peak

Chard Vessel Tree

Chard shot and illuminated by fall sunlight, showing individual smaller and bigger branches in the leaves.

Mystic Mountains

End summer rise

Sunrise shot from Gramai saddle next to Sonnjoch (2467m, left side). The sun rises above Rappenspitze (center).

#alm  #alpen  #alps  #berg  #blue  #chalet  #eng  #gramai  #gramaijoch  #hiking  #hochleger  #hut  #karwendel  #morning  #mountain  #orange  #outdoor  #peak  #pertisau  #rappenspitze  #reflection  #sky  #sonnjoch  #sun  #sunrise

Snow Moss

Frozen moss shows beautiful small ice crystals in close up shot. Seen in Bavarian Forest.

Val di Funes

Dying Nature

Dead trees in the bavarian forest show conseqences of bork beetles killing the majority of trees in the last 20 years. Regeneration is taking place in a fresh setting!

#100mm 2.8  #bavaria  #bavarian  #beetle  #bork  #contrast  #dead  #eos 6d  #forest  #germany  #landscape  #mountains  #nature  #plants  #regeneration  #tree

Fringy Flower

Close up shot of alpine flower with many individual fringes in variants of purple.

#100mm  #2.8  #canon  #close up  #flower  #macro  #purple

Sunrise at Steinplatte

Dream Above Clouds

20150106-hennersperger.jpg

Dawning horizon

Panorama over lower Drakens mountains close to the Blyde Canyion at sunset in South Africa.

#africa  #afternoon  #drakens  #mountains  #panorama  #savannah  #south  #summer  #yellow

Streaky Donegal Sunset

Atmospheric sunrays overlooking some of Donegal's magnificent hills and landscape.

#atmosphere  #blue  #clouds  #coast  #donegal  #grass  #green  #ireland  #letterkenny  #north  #pamnor picnic  #sea  #sunset  #trees  #water  #yellow

Tranquil fort Solitary

Tower of former fort at sunset, close to Slieve Leage in Donegal, Ireland.

#blue  #castle  #cliffs  #cloud  #coast  #donegal  #evening  #ireland  #north  #rock  #rough  #slieve league  #stone  #sun  #sunray  #sunset  #tide  #water

The spirit of south africa

Breathtaking scenery in Blyde Canyon close to three rondavels

#africa  #blue  #blyde  #brown  #bush  #canyon  #green  #mountains  #river  #rock  #rondavels  #savannah  #south  #sundown  #three  #water

Rays from the skies

Atmospheric view at upper lake in Killarney national park, Ireland.

#atmosphere  #clouds  #gors  #grass  #horizon  #ireland  #killarney  #lake  #mountains  #national park  #panorama  #sky  #sunray  #sunset  #tree  #upper  #water

Sunset harmony

Saint Nicolas chapel in sunset with panoramic view of alps in lower bavaria

#acre  #alps  #bavaria  #berchtesgaden  #chapel  #church  #dusk  #farms  #field  #germany  #grass  #horizon  #houses  #lower  #mountains  #nicolas  #panorama  #peaks  #sun  #sunset  #tree

Stone monuments

Mourne wall crossing a series of peaks in the Mourne mountaints in Northern Ireland. Dramatic views and atmosphere.

#bloody bridge  #clouds  #coast  #hiking  #ireland  #ladder  #mountains  #mourne  #newcastle  #northern ireland  #panorama  #peak  #sea  #slieve donard  #spring  #stone  #tower  #trail  #walk  #wall  #water

Good mood morning

Panorama of mountains around Faaker lake in Corinthia with sun striking through the fog over the lake after sunrise.

#austria  #blue  #cloud  #corinthia  #faak am see  #fog  #forest  #green  #lake  #mittagskogel  #morning  #mountain  #orange  #panorama  #reed  #schwarzkogel  #sunny  #sunrise  #trees

Glowing tree

Magnificent yellow leaves of tree in the Austrian alps in fall 2015

#alps  #austrai  #autumn  #calm  #fall  #glowing  #leaves  #light  #mountains  #pongau  #st johann  #sun  #tree  #yellow

Starlight calling

sky at night at raisting radar and observatory stations.

#astronomy  #bavaria  #dark  #night  #observatory  #radar  #raisting  #satellite  #sky  #starlight  #stars  #station

Indian Summer at Austrian Alps

View vrom Eisrießenhöhe, the biggest ice cave in Eurpe with the Hochkönig peaks in the front and central alps at the horizon

#alps  #austria  #cave  #central alps  #eisrießenhöhle  #fall  #fog  #höchkönig  #indian summer  #mountain  #peak  #salzburg  #tree  #werfen

Roundstone Coast

Atlantic feeling in Irish Fauna at Connemara coast

#atlantic  #beach  #coast  #connemara  #fauna  #flora  #galway  #ireland  #landscape  #roundstone  #water  #waves  #wild atlantic way