After I finished in Duhnen I went to the marina. There are not many people around here on Sundays at this time of day, so it is not so obvious that there are hardly any tourists in Cuxhaven at the moment.
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Yesterday and today we visited Duhnen without the usual tourists. Frightening, when you compare how it normally looks like at Easter time. Hardly people on the streets or in the beach area. Beach chairs are not there and all shops are closed. Today in the early morning I was there again to film the area […]
House sparrows and tree sparrows are making a hell of a racket these days. You can see them everywhere around the house. The feeding ground is rarely empty. In the Moment they also seem to be very fond of the flower buds of the rock pear…
Last night, I tried my hand at the Rosette Nebula. Instead of the usual Nikon D5200 I had put on the Nikon D800 this time. The nebula has a large extension and with the crop camera the angle of view might have been too small. Of the 75 lights originally made, only 44 were ultimately […]
Actually I wanted to photograph the Rosette Nebula last night. But the nebula is a bit too big for the D5200 crop camera. Therefore I postponed it for now to try it again eventually this week with the D800. As an alternative, I have programmed the software for the Iris Nebula. I had already made […]
Last night the conditions were superb for taking astrophotos again. Since it is still possible, due to the season, I wanted to photograph the M42 Orion nebula. After the problems with the equipment the night before, this time it worked perfectly. The recording data and astrometry evaluation.
Yesterday I drove to Schillig to take pictures of short-eared owls. No way like the owls in Cuxhaven 2016. Although I saw 5 at the same time (and there are supposed to be more), they are very shy and “unapproachable”. Nevertheless, I managed to take a few pictures. Hier sieht man schon, bei respektablem Abstand, […]
Early this morning at the Alte Liebe in Cuxhaven… Beside the harbour area, the sunrise was of course also a nice one.