Photo Journey Through The Arctic III

Colossal walruses are swimming in the Arctic sea, coming to our zodiac. Their heads are above the water. (copyright Anette Mossbacher)

Photo journey Arctic continues Part III… The last part of the photo journey Arctic I have written for a magazine. Arctic nature is fascinating in all aspects. The vastness of the landscape is not to describe. It was an unforgettable experience and one of my best trips I have ever made. Some photographers joined me and we …

Photo Journey Through The Arctic II

Walrus swim in the Arctic sea. Three animals with their heads above the water. (copyright Anette Mossbacher)

During breakfast, the boat went on its journey through the Arctic sea. Waves? Yes. Big? I don’t know, but we all left our gear on the floor and not on the bed, just in case it fell off the bed! During the journeys between the stops, I spent most of the time on deck; I …

Photo Journey Through The Arctic

A remarkable iceberg shows an abstract sculpture that has a Loch Ness shape. (copyright Anette Mossbacher)

A magazine has contacted me to write an article about my experiences on the photo journey through the Arctic in Svalbard, Norway. A photo journey through the Arctic, wow, this tour was fantastic. All photographers got great photographs of the animals and nature, what the Arctic has to offer. A photo journey through the Arctic. …

African Leopard Photography

African leopard, Panthera Pardus), African elephant, Loxodonta Africana, together waterhole. Leopard drinks water behind the elephant. The elephant is in the water up to its head. Etosha, Namibia (copyright Anette Mossbacher)

African Wildlife and Landscape Photography sometimes brings quite some surprises on a safari during the day or during the night! Especially African Predators Photography, like this African Leopard Photography. Not to forget the big mammals, the elephants, both together I have not seen very often! Actually, only 3-4 x, going to each other out of their way. This …

African Desert Elephants

An African wildlife photograph in color features an elephant that walks through a dry riverbed. (copyright Anette Mossbacher)

African Desert Elephants, like the name, says they live in the desert. Currently only found in Namibia and Mali. These elephants adapted very well to their habitat, the desert. On my trip through Namibia, traveling alone in a jeep with a roof tent, I came across a few times these beautiful magic African Desert Elephants. …

What Will The Future Hold

The polar bear resting on pack ice, which looks like the imposing predator, is lost. (copyright Anette Mossbacher)

Update 15 July 2014: That Photograph has won the 5th place in the landscape category in Society of German Wildlife Photographers contest 2014 The Polar bear looks tiny in this landscape in the vastness of the wild Arctic sea far north. At 83 degrees, we have seen this polar bear having a nap on an iceberg. The …

Hold The Ice In The Wild Arctic Nature

A large iceberg has many crevices in its structure. The dark blue sea contrasts the ice. (copyright Anette Mossbacher)

In September 2013, I went on an Arctic nature and wildlife photography tour to Svalbard, Spitsbergen in Norway. The journey was to take photographs of the arctic wildlife, nature, and landscapes. As well the marine life like walruses, seals, whales, and many more. Indeed, we have been fortunate on our journey that we have seen 26 polar bears (Ursus maritimus) less …

Top 2013 Nature Photographs

Polar bear sleeping under a full moon while nestled in cliffs above the Arctic sea. (copyright Anette Mossbacher)

The year 2013, is slowly winding down. 2014 is knocking on our front door, waiting for new adventures, new journeys as well as many more photographs of the natural world. Accordingly, I looked through my photographs, and below are my top 2013 nature photographs. This year in 2013 I did not travel much, or did I? …

Journey Wild Arctic Svalbard

Massive Polar bear stands on a large rock, while he looks to the camera. That apex predator is dirty. (copyright Anette Mossbacher)

Wild Arctic journey Svalbard, to the far north of Europe, above the arctic circle to encounter the northern Arctic wildlife in their natural world. The wild Arctic in Svalbard, also called Spitsbergen, is an archipelago in the Arctic Ocean. Most people I know asked me where on earth is that? Far north, nearly in the …

Adventure Namibia

African leopard in stealth position as it has its front left paw raised. With its eyes fixed on prey (copyright Anette Mossbacher)

Adventure Namibia… adventure, because we will venture into Namibia. Within a small group, visiting a variety of landscape gems that will make any ambitious photographers drool. However, this tour is open to photographers and non-photographers alike. A maximum of 6 participants will join the two Africa-experienced tour leaders. Anette Mossbacher and Christa Niederer, who – together …