Alpine Winter

Location: Picture was taken in Stubai Valley in Tirol Austria

Time: Taken on the 15th December at around 15:30

Lighting: Overcast Winters day in the Alps

Equipment: Camera was the Canon 5D Mark IV with the 24-105mm f4 lens.

 Kalkkögel range peaking out between the clouds 

Kalkkögel range peaking out between the clouds 

Inspiration: We went Snowboarding with the Burton for the Afternoon followed by the annual X-mas party. We spent the afternoon in Schlick 2000 in Stubai.

Editing: The usual post processing by adding some contrast, opening up the shadows. I added the falling leaf in PS and did some dodge and burn to get the result I was looking for.

Cats of Greece

Location: Picture was taken in Greece

Time: Taken on the 2nd November at around 16:30

Lighting: Sunny day with warm sunset mood

Equipment: Camera was the Sony a7r with the Sony/Zeiss 55mm lens.

 Free roaming cats in Greece

Free roaming cats in Greece

Inspiration: I love cats and seeing this one with it's gorgeous eyes I had to take a picture

Editing: The usual post processing by adding some contrast, opening up the shadows. In PS I did some dodge and burn to get the result I was looking for.

Shipwrecked

Location: Picture was taken in Greece

Time: Taken on the 6th November at around 6:30

Lighting: Cloudy morning on the beach

Equipment: Camera was the Sony a7r with the Loxia 21mm lens.

 Famous shipwreck in Greece - Won the Shipwreck Challenge on Viewbug

Famous shipwreck in Greece - Won the Shipwreck Challenge on Viewbug

Inspiration: I saw this scene a lot on 500px and when I had the opportunity to visit Greece I made this one of my stops.

Editing: The usual post processing by adding some contrast, opening up the shadows. In PS I did some dodge and burn to get the result I was looking for.

Beech on Fire

Location: Picture was taken near Schloss Ambras in Innsbruck Tirol Austria

Time: Taken on the 28th October at around 10:30

Lighting: Misty/Cloudy autumn day in the Alps

Equipment: Camera was the Sony a7r with the Loxia 21mm lens.

 Beech tree in autumn colours

Beech tree in autumn colours

Inspiration: I saw this tree a few times and marked it in my calendar to go there at the right time to get the autumn colours. 

Editing: The usual post processing by adding some contrast, opening up the shadows. I added the Orten effect in PS and did some dodge and burn to get the result I was looking for.

Autumn Dog portrait shoot

Location: Picture was taken in Schloss Ambras Gardens in Innsbruck Tirol Austria

Time: Taken on the 15th October at around 9:30

Lighting: Beautiful sunny autumn day in the Alps

Equipment: Camera was the Canon 5D Mark IV with the 70-200mm f4 lens.

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Inspiration: A family member asked me to take some photos of his dog so we decided on Schloss Ambrass as the location with beautiful autmn colours.

Editing: The usual post processing by adding some contrast, opening up the shadows. I added the falling leaf in PS and did some dodge and burn to get the result I was looking for.

Autumn family shoot

Location: Picture was taken in Schloss Ambras Gardens in Innsbruck Tirol Austria

Time: Taken on the 14th October at around 16:30

Lighting: Beautiful sunny autumn day in the Alps

Equipment: Camera was the Canon 5D Mark IV with the 70-200mm f4 lens.

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Inspiration: Friends of mine wanted a few nice pictures of their kids so we decided on Schloss Ambrass as the location with beautiful autmn colours.

Editing: The usual post processing by adding some contrast, opening up the shadows. I added the Orten effect in PS and did some dodge and burn to get the result I was looking for.

Kühtai Hike

Location: Picture was taken in Kuhtai in Tirol Austria

Time: Taken on the 3rd September at around 14:30

Lighting: On the day there were clouds moving in and some snow showers mixed with rain

Equipment: Camera was the Canon 5D Mark IV with the 17-40mm lens. I used a Pol filter with grad filters all set up on a tripod.

 Winner of the Mountain Top Challenge on Viewbug

Winner of the Mountain Top Challenge on Viewbug

Inspiration: I was on a hike up the mountain and on my way back almost to the car I had to cross the stream and the clouds pulled back at the right time to reveal the mountain in the background so I used the opportunity to get the shot.

Editing: The usual post processing by adding some contrast, opening up the shadows. It was a pretty flat image but with a touch of Orten effect in PS and some dodge and burn I came to the result I liked.

Downhill Trails

I was asked to shoot some photos of the Nordekette Downhill singletrail and managed to snap this shot. timing was perfect to get the cable car in the background as the downhill biker took the jump.

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Spring Hike

Over the weekend I spent some time with the family and my daughters dog was the perfect model on our hike. There was this spot in the forest where the light was perfect and I managed to get the curious Jack Russell sniffling around the moss.