Monthly Archives: April 2015


PhotoFriday 12: Wild Duckling (Anas platyrhynchos)

Wild Duckling (Anas platyrhynchos)   Did you know…… Baby ducklings accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h in 0.01 second and are able to make a 180 degree turn, without any notice. Well that’s actually a bit exaggerated, but  that’s how it feels when you try to capture them with a DSLR…  


PhotoFriday 11: Fallow Deer Fawn 2

PhotoFriday 10: Common Sundew (Dros Fallow Deer Fawn (Dama dama)   Did you know…… Fallow deer were first introduced by the Romans into southern England in the 1st century AD. The Normans reintroduced them to Great Britain and to Ireland for the hunt.  


PhotoFriday 10: Common Sundew (Drosera rotundifolia)

Common Sundew (Drosera rotundifolia)   Did you know…… Sundew grows on poor soil and for nutrition she’s depended on other sources, being…insects. Therefore she uses two different kind of glands. One gland secretes a deliciously smelling mucilage, to lure them poor insects. As soon as the insect has landed, the sundew shows her less charming […]

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cute gosling backlit

40. The C-Factor: Goslings 2

What’s with these goslings, fox kits, lambs, kittens, ducklings, cubs and cygnets? How can they make us photographers do things, like lying down in the mud and voluntarily crawl through goose shit? Do they have some kind of supernatural powers..? Nope. They have what all baby animals have: The C(ute)-factor. And I bet this C-factor […]


PhotoFriday 9: Levitating Lambs 1

Levitating Lambs   Did you know…… Before lambs turn into these totally boring sweaters on legs, called sheep… …they are utterly funny and totally nuts… ….and play hilarious games like ‘lamb stacking’ ‘sheep leaping’ and ‘levitating lamb’. >> Read more