Forest Stonks

Most Readers of this Blog should know that I really do love Forests. Forests are the best. But they are also hurting because of Climate Change and the very dry Summers that came with it these past few Years. Here in the Harz, wast Areas of Forests are dying, and that really makes me sad.… Continue reading Forest Stonks

Avoid Forest Fires.

There are many Forests here in the Harz, and a lot of them are Spruce Monocultures or other Needled Trees. And just like in every other heavily wooded Area, there is always the Risk of Forest Fires. And while the Fires here are lower in Number and smaller in Size than those, for example, in… Continue reading Avoid Forest Fires.

Photography in the Woods.

Photography is kind of my thing. I really love it to be Creative and Explore new Things at the same Time while being out in Nature. Forests are a huge Part of Nature. And I really love it to Wander around amongst the Trees and capture beautiful Fotos of them. At the Prinzenteich. As a… Continue reading Photography in the Woods.

Spruces in the Harz.

Large Spruce Forests are a typical sight here in the Harz. But a lot of them are dying due to the Buchdrucker Beetle, a form of Bark Beetle common in large Spruce Populations. A lack of Rain and the very hot Summers we had these past few years due to that Beast called Climate Change… Continue reading Spruces in the Harz.

Respect Nature.

I love the Harz. And Nature plays a huge Part in that Relationship. It is the most important Thing in the Harz, alongside with the very interesting Heritage of the Area. Nature has to be treated with the utmost Respect at all times. But there are a lot of People that just do not see… Continue reading Respect Nature.

Shooting Video in the Harz.

Yesterday, I spent some Time at the Schalker Teich in Festenburg. It was very beautiful. I originally just went there to unwind in Nature for a bit. But I also took some Fotos and Video. I just was not able to help it. The Area was just way too beautiful. And a little Photography never… Continue reading Shooting Video in the Harz.

Depth in Nature.

Usually, you want your Landscapes to be Nice, Sharp and in Focus throughout. But sometimes, a some Depth can look really good, too. Bokeh in Nature really is a beautiful Thing. I absolutely enjoy it from time to time. Shallow DoF. Recently, I started using my Nifty 50. I also shot some video with it… Continue reading Depth in Nature.

#shotinnature

A few days ago, it was World Environment Day. And I wrote a short piece about how Nature is essential for my Photography and how we should take better care of it. Today, I want to write a little more about my relationship with the greatest thing there is on this Planet Earth. And yes,… Continue reading #shotinnature

#fornature

While checking out the Activity App on my iPhone, I found out that today is #WorldEnvironmentDay. I had never heard of that, so I did a little research. Turns out that this time around it is time for Nature. And I absolutely love Nature! Yesterday at the Sösetalsperre. The Foods we eat, the Air we… Continue reading #fornature

Taking my GoPro on a Walk.

After not having used it for a while, I decided to take my GoPro out on my Walk today. After Work, I drove up into the Harz, towards Dammhaus, to get a little bit of Fresh Air. Arriving there, I put on my Chesty, mounted the GoPro and hit record. I then made my Way… Continue reading Taking my GoPro on a Walk.