Monthly Archives: August 2015

Washington DC, Award 2015

The Windland Smith Rice
International Awards presents:
The Best of the Best

Nature's Best Photography 20th Anniversary
Exhibition: Open 
Oct. 24, 2015 to Oct. 2016

Enjoy 20 years of nature's finest moments in the "Best of the Best" photography exhibition. Selected over the past years from nearly 500,000 images submitted by photographers from around the globe, this collection brings dramatic landscapes, exciting wildlife behavior, and surprising glimpses of Earth's icy peaks to mysterious ocean depths. More than 100 large-format prints along with HD videos will take you on a thrilling journey from the wild to the walls of the Smithsonian.

This video will be screened at the Smithsonian.

Bright Perseid meteor above Peterberg Observatory

An image of last night (Aug 12./13.). It shows a bright perseid meteor above the Peterberg Observatory in Germany (Saarland). At this location 200 persons were looking at the meteor shower.

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Date: 2015 August 13 (02:35 CET)
Camera: Nikon D800
Lens: 14mm f/2,8

Power of Nature Winner 2014

A Full Sky Aurora Over Norway

2014 Winner Windland Smith Rice International Awards

Printed in the NBP Catalogue 2014. This image is also to see in the:

Smithsonian National Museum
of Natural History, Washington, D.C.

alverde about my works

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