Entries by B. A.

Mallard Feathers

Mallard ducks are boring animals to photographers? I don´t think so. Of course we lose the sense for recognizing the beauty of common animals you can find in every city. You need a closer look and some lost patience to see the beauty again. I really enjoy seeing the colors and structures of these bird […]



Late summer is the right time to find dead insects at home. Here we have a hornet which just fell down from the sky in the living room. I took the chance to make a close-up photo of this majestetic flying insect. Photos were taken with the Pentax K1 II and the Pentax DFA 100mm […]


Ants high up!

European wood ants are not easy to photograph as they are fast and always busy doing stuff for their colony. I tried to make good photos of these beautiful ants often, but this time I literally focused on them very patiently using a full frame camera and a 180mm macro lens. Photo taken with the […]

Portrait of a Dragon

The Eastern Green Lizard (Lacerta viridis) is a very rare reptile species in Germany. It is one of the largest lizards in Europe and is certainly one of the most beautiful animals to be found in Germany. However, it is not easy to find it and that is a good thing, because it is strictly […]