Merry Christmas and a happy 2017!
Knowing I have been neglecting my website during the past year, I´d like to wish you a very happy Christmas and a wonderful start into the upcoming new year. ...read more
Iceland at night - a background story
Iceland is well-known for its spectacular landscapes, but also for its unpredictable weather. Continuous rain can be quite demotivating, especially if one knows that northern lights have been predicted, which, of course, can only be seen on a clear night sky. This was exactly the situation I faced when I was in Þórsmörk last autumn. ...read more
Emaciated polar bear - a background story
For tourists and wildlife photographers, the main reason to come to Svalbard is to see polar bears. And yes, usually we find them: beautiful bears, photogenic bears, playfull or even at a kill. At first glance, everything is, as it has always been in one of the most easily accessible polar bear populations of the world, strongly protected and doing good, so some people say. But are they really doing good, the bears up here? ...read more
Hyttevika - a background story
I guess you know the saying: a picture is worth a thousand words. Thats very true, but sometimes it´s really interesting, to get a picture together with some explaining words. It might complete the understanding of a situation, it might be informative, surprising or simply interesting. That´s why I, from now on, will try to publish a picture with a longer text from time to time. So - let´s start! ...read more