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 will make any ambitious photographers drool. Every excited nature photographers love this amazing natural paradise. However, this tour is open to photographers and non-photographers alike. A maximum of 6 participants will join the two Africa-experienced tour …

Picture Stolen Watermark Register Copyright

Picture of screen of one of my most stolen photo in Google search for images.

My photographs have been stolen! Who stole my photograph? What do I do? Many “borrow” / steal photographs on the Internet simply picture stolen, with or without watermark, copyright or not! Call it: Picture is stolen, stolen pictures, the photograph was stolen, stolen photographs, picture grabbed, picture theft… there are many forms of how to describe …

Abenteuer Namibia

Areal photo of the shipwreck Eduard Bohlen that stranded due to fog at the Skeleton Coast in Namibia (copyright Anette Mossbacher)

Abenteuer Namibia deshalb, weil wir in einer kleinen Gruppe eine breite Palette an verschiedenen Erlebnissen in dem dünn besiedelten Namibia ausloten wollen. Auf diese vielseitige Reise werden wir maximal 6 Teilnehmer mitnehmen! Mit zwei Reiseleiterinnen werden wir in zwei klimatisierten Geländefahrzeugen unterwegs sein, übernachtet wird in Zelten auf den Fahrzeugen, um die unberührte Natur mit allen Sinnen …

Rhinoceros Hornbill Flying

An impressive Rhinoceros hornbill in flight. A beautiful bird in mid-air against the blue sky. (copyright Anette Mossbacher)

Rhinoceros hornbill birds are one of the largest hornbills. They can grow up to a size of 90 – 120cm and weigh about 2 – 4kg. Their habitat range spreads over Borneo, Java, Sumatra, Malay Peninsula, Singapore, and southern Thailand. The Rhinoceros Hornbills are classified as Near Threatened through the IUCN Red List. I was lucky …

Landscape Photography Brittany

On top of a cliff rises the Lighthouse Pointe Saint Mathieu, which is surrounded by soft moving clouds. (copyright Anette Mossbacher)

Long exposure landscape photography Brittany – France. Brittany – Bretagne in the northwest of France has to offer so many possibilities for Landscape photographs. You might do not even know where to start. So I started from the middle of where we stayed for my little project, lighthouse photography in Brittany. Lampaul-Plouarzel is a charming little …

Alone 6000k Through The Natural World

Between two Quiver trees stands a jeep with an open rooftop tent. Everything is in a soft orange glow. (copyright Anette Mossbacher)

Leaving homeland for the trip “Alone 6000k through the natural world of Namibia”. …arriving in Windhoek / Namibia late afternoon. My first encounter with Photography in Africa – Wildlife – sort of, a big sign of a Warthog. “Safari already, at the airport?” Nop, not quite. The next morning, 8 am… yawn, the hand over of …