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Bluebonnets in the Houston area – Texas

Texas is beautiful in springtime. This time of year, all along the roadways, bluebonnets and other wildflowers are making their annual flashy appearance and the sight is spectacular. This is usually a two to four […]

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Nature Photography Video – Brazos Bend State Park, Texas

Here is my latest nature photography video. This is about Brazos Bend State Park in Texas. The park is home to various wildlife, including alligators and many bird species. It provides a great opportunity for […]

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Super Blue Blood Moon in Texas

A rare celestial occurrence, called a Super Blue Blood Moon happened today. It means that a super moon (when the moon is closer to Earth and looks a little bigger), a blue moon (a second […]

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Highlights from 2017

As the end of the year is approaching, I would like to take a look back at the past year, so I selected 10 images that mostly highlight my work in 2017. It was an […]

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Swimming Alligator at Brazos Bend State Park – Texas

Our favorite park in Texas, the Brazos Bend State Park (map) is finally open again after being devastated by Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent flooding in August. Last weekend, Gabi and I visited this park […]

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Solar Eclipse in Texas

The Great American Eclipse took place yesterday. The entire continuous United States experienced at least a partial solar eclipse and from Oregon to South Carolina the moon blacked out the sun entirely. In Texas it […]

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Eastern Chipmunk at Assabet River NWR – Massachusetts

Last week we visited New England. While Gabi was attending a scientific conference in Boston, I explored Massachusetts. One of the best places I found was the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge (map). In this […]

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Kemp’s ridley sea turtles at Padre Island – Texas

We spent the 4th of July weekend at Padre Island National Seashore in South Texas (map) to watch newly hatched sea turtles get released into the wild. This park protects 70 miles of coastline, dunes, […]

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park – Tennessee

A few weeks ago, Gabi and I went on a long road trip up north. It wasn’t a photography trip, but we managed to spend one day in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in […]

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Enchanted Rock State Natural Area – Texas

We recently returned from the Texas Hill Country where we spent a great weekend. Our main goal was to visit the Enchanted Rock State Natural Area (map). This place is a real gem in the […]

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Whistling Ducks at Brazos Bend State Park – Texas

The Brazos Bend State Park in Texas (map) is a great place for wildlife photography, especially for taking pictures of alligators and birds. Last week, I visited the park again to photograph birds. One of […]

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Film Photography at Brazos Bend State Park – Texas

The Brazos Bend State Park in Texas (map) quickly became my favorite place in the Houston area. Its wildlife is amazing, alligators and thousands of birds live here. It also has many wonderful trails to […]

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New Article in Madártávlat Magazine: Wisdom, the Laysan Albatross

My latest article has been published in the Spring Issue of Madártávlat magazine. It’s about Wisdom, the oldest known bird of the world and the life history of the Laysan-albatross. Wisdom lives on the Midway […]

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Canon EOS 620 and the 30th anniversary of the EOS System

The last time I used film was 10 years ago, when I photographed The Wind of Storm, one of my all time favorite images. Although, I loved shooting film, since then I used digital technique […]

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Nature Photography Video – North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii

This is my new nature photography video. It’s about the landscapes and wildlife of the North Shore of Oahu in Hawaii. The North Shore is one of the favorite resting places of the green sea […]

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Nature Photography Video – Kaena Point, Oahu, Hawaii

Here is my first nature photography video. This is about Kaena Point, my favorite place in Hawaii. Kaena Point on Oahu is the home of many native Hawaiian species, including Laysan albatross and Hawaiian monk […]

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Highlights from 2016

The end of the year is always a time for reflection, so I selected 10 images that mostly highlight my work in 2016. It was a big year for us, although photographically speaking it wasn’t […]

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Willet at Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge – Texas

Last weekend Gabi and I drove down to Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge (map) to explore this beautiful conservation area along the coast of Texas. It’s a little far from Houston, however, it seems to be […]

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White Ibis at Brazos Bend State Park – Texas

The Brazos Bend State Park in Texas (map) is an amazing place. I’ve visited this park a couple of times since my first trip to this location. I had great encounters with alligators and I […]

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American Alligator at Brazos Bend State Park – Texas

We moved to Texas at the end of July, and last week I finally had a chance to start doing nature photography in this incredible state. After some internet research I chose to visit Brazos […]

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