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09 september 2014 § 10 kommentarer

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Upplev flyttfågelsträcken över Öland – workshop med Klintphoto

04 september 2014 § 1 kommentar

Ta chansen att uppleva och fotografera tiotusentals gäss och tranor och samtidigt lära dig hantera naturligt ljust och komposition. Vid den här tidpunkten på året har du chansen att fotografera 10 000 tals vitkindade gäss när de kommer inflygande från havet i soluppgången. Följ med oss på The Magic of Light workshop på det trevliga Galleriet Blå Porten, Öland, under flyttfåglarnas högsäsong.Veckoslutskurs 3 – 5 oktober 2014.  DET FINNS FORTFARANDE PLATSER KVAR …. ett tag till !

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För mer information se Klintphoto.com eller skriv en rad till mig!

 

Early morning at Öland – the place for the great migration

29 augusti 2014 § 4 kommentarer

Tidig morgon vid en tångbank på Öland. Ett stor antal vadarfåglar samlas efter nattens flyttning för att äta och vila.

Ha de Thorsten

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The picture of the month! August 2014

06 augusti 2014 § Lämna en kommentar

News from Klintphoto – You will be able to download your FREE unique monthly picture as inspiring wallpaper or as a calendar. All you need to do is to fill out your name and e-mail address! From now and onwards you will have the opportunity to download the monthly pictures to create your yearly calendar.

All the best Thorsten

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The Queen of the Finnish wilderness …

10 juli 2014 § 5 kommentarer

Just to see her float through the vegetation during a light summer night felt like a privilege. To see wolves in their own natural habitat behaving calm and relaxed was amazing. Through the night we were lucky to observe a couple of interactions between wolves and bears.

The wolves in this wilderness are at least more likely to survive than their unlucky Swedish relatives. The importance of this top predator cannot be underestimated since it is shown that its presences can restore whole habitats, among other things by increasing biodiversity.

All the best Thorsten

alfa female

Kuikka base camp – a heaven for wildlife photographers

01 juli 2014 § 5 kommentarer

Brown bear

 

Kuikka base camp is situated not far from Kuhmo in Finland, close to the Russia border. The base camp is placed on a peninsula in lake Kuikkajärvi and surrounded by vast pine tree forest.

This time we were guided by the knowledgeable photographer and writer Magnus Elander and local wildlife professional Sami Rautiainen. This place turned out to be a heaven for photographing and watching bears, wolfs, wolverines and eagles. There were opportunities to make close-up photographs as well as more scenic pictures. The varieties of habitats were a great asset, including lakes, forest and open marshland areas.

After staying awake 5 nights in a row we were rewarded by numerous bear-sightings, a couple of wolverines lurking around the hide and in the last night we had the good fortune to observe interactions between bears and wolfs a couple of times. Of course there were many hours of “none-activity” but it was ok to fill with photographing ravens and white tailed eagles. To have the opportunity to watch animals in this large wilderness felt like a privilege. Kuikka base camp is probably the best place in northern Europa for wildlife photography.

All the best Thorsten

 

Only for bird nerds ….

17 juni 2014 § 2 kommentarer

Yes, that’s the way it is .

Have a good day Thorsten

Montagu's harrier and Western marsh harrier

Montagu’s harrier and Western marsh harrier

 

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