St. Gallen

October 2001 to February 2012, 78 photos.

Mushrooms: Two mushrooms growing in the forest nearby Jona, St. Gallen. — Minolta X-700, October 2001

Tiny Twigs: Two tiny twigs growing out of a fir trunk in the forest nearby Jona, St. Gallen. — Minolta X-700, October 2001

Mushrooms: Mushrooms growing on a rotten tree trunk in the forest nearby Jona, St. Gallen. — Minolta X-700, October 2001

Cross Spider: A cross spider is sitting in the center of its net and waiting for bait. — Minolta X-700, October 2001

Cows: Cows walking on a meadow in the Lindth plains. — Minolta X-700, October 2001

Busskirch: The illuminated church tower at Busskirch nearby Rapperswil glows in the dusk. — Minolta X-700, October 2001

Wine Leaves: Leaves of a wine growing on a Wall in one of the harbours in Rapperswil. — Minolta X-700, 2.5/90mm macro lens, November 2001

Gonzen: The light of the setting sun is shining on Mount Gonzen nearby Sargans. — Minolta XD-7, November 2001

Mountain Summit: Trees growing on a mountain summit glowing in the light of the setting sun. White Fir Tree Valley (Weisstannental) nearby Sargans. — Minolta XD-7, November 2001

Mountain Ridge: The setting sun is shining on a mountain ridge and lets it glowing gold orange. White Fir Tree Valley (Weisstannental) nearby Sargans. — Minolta XD-7, November 2001

Mount Churfirsten: View of the Churfirsten mountain ridge while leaving White Fir Tree Valley (Weisstannental) nearby Sargans. — Minolta XD-7, November 2001

Bee: A bee is collecting pollen and nectar on a yellow flower. It's wings are reflecting the sunlight. — Minolta X-700, November 2001

Seagull: A seagull has just landed on a pole in the harbour of Rapperswil. — Minolta X-700, 300mm f/4 Tele, Rapperswil, November 2001

Spider: A spider is climbing up the wall in my flat. With the flash from the side the wall gets a very threedimensional look. — Minolta X-700, Elicar 90mm Macro, November 2001

Moth: When I got back home one day in July 2002 I found this moth sleeping on the door of my flat. (Fujichrome Velvia, Minolta X-700, Elicar 2.5/90mm macro lens, Sunpak ring flash, Rapperswil/SG, August 2002)

Butterfly: A butterfly on my balcony (Fujichrome Velvia, Minolta X-700, Elicar 90mm macro lens, Rapperswil/SG, July 2003)

Spider: A spider on my balcony in the morning Sun (Fujichrome Astia, Minolta X-700, Elicar 90mm macro lens, Rapperswil, July 2003)

Butterfly: A hummingbird-like butterfly. It's fascinating to observe them drinking nectar from a blossom. Interesting that two totally different species (insect and bird) have the same eating behaviour. (Fujichrome Sensia 400, Nikon F100, AF Micro Nikkor 2.8/105mm, August 2003)

Butterfly: A butterfly drinking nectar from a blossom (Fujichrome Sensia 400, Nikon F100, AF Micro Nikkor 2.8/105mm, August 2003)

Rapperswil Castle: The castle and harbour of Rapperswil shot from the dam, circa 40 minutes after sunset. In the background one can see the hill Bachtel with the tower on the top. Nikon D70, 15 s, F/16.0, 65 mm, ISO 200, Tuesday, May 24, 2005 21:45:12

Rapperswil: The small city Rapperswil with the dam in the dusk, circa 45 minutes after sunset. — Nikon D70, AF-S Nikkor 17-35mm 1:2.8, Nikon D70, 20 s, F/16.0, 17 mm, ISO 200, Tuesday, May 24, 2005 21:53:44

Honeybee: A bee is collecting some pollen from a blossom.

Snail: A small snail is creeping up a blade of grass. Unfortunately it didn't want to spread out it's tentacles again.

Dragonfly: A dragonfly is resting on a leaf.

Dragonfly: A dragonfly is resting on a leaf.

Moth: A moth is resting on a wall.

Duck: A duck is spreading its wings on the upper Lake Zurich near Schmerikon. — Nikon D70, Nikkor Micro 2.8/105mm, 6. April 2005

Swan: A swan is reflecting on the calm surface of Lake Zurich at Rapperswil. — Nikon D70, AF-S Nikkor 2.8/80-200mm, Rapperswil, 14. April 2005

Coot: A coot is standing on a rock in the water and spreading its wings. — Nikon D70, AF-S Nikkor 2.8/80-200mm, Rapperswil, 14 April 2005

Duck Couple: A duck couple is landing on the water and braking with their feet. — Nikon D70, AF-S Nikkor 2.8/80-200mm, Rapperswil, 14 April 2005

Seagull: A seagull is flying low over the water surface. — Nikon D70, AF-S Nikkor 2.8/80-200mm, Rapperswil, 14 April 2005

Duck Couple: A duck couple flying low over the water surface. — Nikon D70, AF-S Nikkor 2.8/80-200mm, Rapperswil, 14 April 2005

Dog: A doog is peeing on a lamp post and marking its territory in the harbour of Rapperswil. — Nikon D70, AF-S Nikkor 2.8/80-200mm, Rapperswil, 14 April 2005

Swans: Two swans in the light of the setting sun. — Nikon D70, AF-S Nikkor 2.8/80-200mm, Rapperswil, 14 April 2005

Swans: Two swans in the light of the setting sun. — Nikon D70, AF-S Nikkor 2.8/80-200mm, Rapperswil, 14 April 2005

Swan: A swan in the light of the setting sun. — Nikon D70, AF-S Nikkor 2.8/80-200mm, Rapperswil, 14 April 2005

Duck: Just one of the many ducks in the harbour of Rapperswil. — Nikon D70, AF-S Nikkor 2.8/80-200mm, Rapperswil, 21 April 2005

Seagull: A flying seagull. — Nikon D70, AF-S Nikkor 2.8/80-200mm, Rapperswil, 21 April 2005

Seagulls: Two seagulls are fighting surrounded by coots and a duck. — Nikon D70, AF-S Nikkor 2.8/80-200mm, Rapperswil, 21 April 2005

Swan: A swan spreading its wings. They seem to do this usually after cleaning their feathers. — Nikon D70, AF-S Nikkor 2.8/80-200mm, Rapperswil, 21 April 2005

Moth: A moth sitting on the wall of the house where I was living. — Nikon D70, AF Micro Nikkor 105mm 1:2.8, 1/250s, f/32, ISO 200, Rapperswil, 23 September 2005

Rapperswil with Mount Glärnisch: The castle of Rapperswil with the Swiss Alps in the background. The most prominent mountain chain in the background is called Glärnisch. In the front is Lake Zurich. — Nikon D70, Af-S Nikkor 80-200mm 1:2.8, Kempraten, 24 September 2005

Dew Drop: A dew drop on a blade of grass in the morning. — Nikon D70, AF Micro Nikkor 105mm 1:2.8D, 24 September 2005

Swan: Portrait of a swan with water drops on the head. — Nikon D200, Nikkor AF-S 80-200mm 1:2.8, 2x Telekonverter, Rapperswil, 1 May 2006

Flying Seagull: A flying seagull approaching for landing. — Nikon D200, Nikkor AF-S 80-200mm 1:2.8, f=200mm, f/5.6, 1/1000s, ISO 200, Rapperswil, 1. May 2006

Seagull with Bread: The water birds in the harbour of Rapperswil are well fed. Every few minutes someone comes with a bag full of old bread. Here a seagull has stolen a piece of bread and is followed by another. — Nikon D200, Nikkor AF-S 80-200mm 1:2.8, f=200mm, f/7.1, 1/1000s, ISO 200, Rapperswil, 1 May 2006

Swan: A swan spreading its wings. They seem to do this usually after cleaning their feathers. — Nikon D200, Nikkor AF-S 80-200mm 1:2.8, f=200mm, f/9, 1/1000s, ISO 200, Rapperswil, 1 May 2006

Moth: Just a moth sitting on a table. — Nikon D200, AF-S VR Micro Nikkor 105mm 1:2.8G ED, ISO 200, 1/250s, f/32, 15 September 2006

Bug: Just some kind of a bug. Nikon D200, 1/60 s, F/16.0, 105 mm, ISO 100, Saturday, May 19, 2007 15:07:52

Dragonfly Heart: Dragonflies are creating a heart shape while having sex. Nikon D200, 1/250 s, F/16.0, 105 mm, ISO 250, Saturday, June 9, 2007 14:07:43

Dragonfly Skin: The empty skin of a dragonfly larva. I missed the moment when it got out. Nikon D200, 1/250 s, F/7.1, 105 mm, ISO 200, Sunday, June 10, 2007 09:34:19

Dragonfly on Grass: A dragonfly sitting on a blade of grass. Nikon D200, 1/250 s, F/10.0, 105 mm, ISO 400, Sunday, June 10, 2007 09:53:33

Jump Spider: Portrait of a small jump spider sitting on my kitchen table. Nikon D200, 1/200 s, F/22.0, 210 mm, ISO 200, Monday, June 18, 2007 17:34:03

Showshoe Hiking: Snowshoe hiking through misty and stormy weather on Atzmännig to Chrüzegg. Apple iPhone 4, 1/153 s, F/2.8, 3.85 mm, ISO 80, Sunday, January 8, 2012 12:14:51

Frozen Fir: A fir tree covered by snow. Apple iPhone 4, 1/215 s, F/2.8, 3.85 mm, ISO 80, Sunday, January 8, 2012 12:20:47

Chrüzegg: The restaurant Chrüzegg during bad weather. It felt like reaching the Amundschen-Scott southern polar station. Apple iPhone 4, 1/472 s, F/2.8, 3.85 mm, ISO 80, Sunday, January 8, 2012 12:23:25

Showhiking in Fairy Forest: Hiking through a snowy forest, expecting to meet a wizard, 13 dwarves and a hobbit around the next corner. Apple iPhone 4, 1/332 s, F/2.8, 3.85 mm, ISO 80, Sunday, January 8, 2012 13:46:15

Snow in Fog: The beautiful view of the snowy mountains is hidden behind the fog on that day. Apple iPhone 4, 1/503 s, F/2.8, 3.85 mm, ISO 80, Sunday, January 8, 2012 14:06:05

Snow in Fog: The beautiful view of the snowy mountains is hidden behind the fog on that day. Apple iPhone 4, 1/816 s, F/2.8, 3.85 mm, ISO 80, Sunday, January 8, 2012 14:06:17

Snowstorm: A strong wind is blowing across the ridge while showshoe hicking to Chrüzegg. Apple iPhone 4, 1/718 s, F/2.8, 3.85 mm, ISO 80, Sunday, January 8, 2012 14:06:20

Showshoe Hiking Atzmännig: Snow shoe hiking through fairy tale like winter landscape with deep snow on the Atzmännig to Chrüzegg. Apple iPhone 4, 1/5028 s, F/2.8, 3.85 mm, ISO 80, Sunday, February 12, 2012 12:02:56

Showshoe Hiking Atzmännig: Snow shoe hiking through fairy tale like winter landscape with deep snow on the Atzmännig to Chrüzegg. Apple iPhone 4, 1/3017 s, F/2.8, 3.85 mm, ISO 80, Sunday, February 12, 2012 12:04:00

Showshoe Hiking Atzmännig: Snow shoe hiking through fairy tale like winter landscape with deep snow on the Atzmännig to Chrüzegg. Apple iPhone 4, 1/2155 s, F/2.8, 3.85 mm, ISO 80, Sunday, February 12, 2012 12:19:25

Showshoe Hiking Atzmännig: Snow shoe hiking through fairy tale like winter landscape with deep snow on the Atzmännig to Chrüzegg. Apple iPhone 4, 1/2514 s, F/2.8, 3.85 mm, ISO 80, Sunday, February 12, 2012 12:20:33

Showshoe Hiking Atzmännig: Snow shoe hiking through fairy tale like winter landscape with deep snow on the Atzmännig to Chrüzegg. Apple iPhone 4, 1/4309 s, F/2.8, 3.85 mm, ISO 80, Sunday, February 12, 2012 12:20:46

Showshoe Hiking Atzmännig: Snow shoe hiking through fairy tale like winter landscape with deep snow on the Atzmännig to Chrüzegg. Apple iPhone 4, 1/1885 s, F/2.8, 3.85 mm, ISO 80, Sunday, February 12, 2012 12:21:27

Showshoe Hiking Atzmännig: Snow shoe hiking through fairy tale like winter landscape with deep snow on the Atzmännig to Chrüzegg. Apple iPhone 4, 1/2742 s, F/2.8, 3.85 mm, ISO 80, Sunday, February 12, 2012 12:21:53

Showshoe Hiking Atzmännig: Snow shoe hiking through fairy tale like winter landscape with deep snow on the Atzmännig to Chrüzegg. Apple iPhone 4, 1/2742 s, F/2.8, 3.85 mm, ISO 80, Sunday, February 12, 2012 12:22:09

Showshoe Hiking Atzmännig: Snow shoe hiking through fairy tale like winter landscape with deep snow on the Atzmännig to Chrüzegg. Apple iPhone 4, 1/6034 s, F/2.8, 3.85 mm, ISO 80, Sunday, February 12, 2012 12:55:54

Showshoe Hiking Atzmännig: Snow shoe hiking through fairy tale like winter landscape with deep snow on the Atzmännig to Chrüzegg. Apple iPhone 4, 1/6034 s, F/2.8, 3.85 mm, ISO 80, Sunday, February 12, 2012 12:58:03

Showshoe Hiking Atzmännig: Snow shoe hiking through fairy tale like winter landscape with deep snow on the Atzmännig to Chrüzegg. Apple iPhone 4, 1/5028 s, F/2.8, 3.85 mm, ISO 80, Sunday, February 12, 2012 12:59:04

Showshoe Hiking Atzmännig: Snow shoe hiking through fairy tale like winter landscape with deep snow on the Atzmännig to Chrüzegg. Apple iPhone 4, 1/6034 s, F/2.8, 3.85 mm, ISO 80, Sunday, February 12, 2012 12:59:16

Showshoe Hiking Atzmännig: Snow shoe hiking through fairy tale like winter landscape with deep snow on the Atzmännig to Chrüzegg. Apple iPhone 4, 1/2320 s, F/2.8, 3.85 mm, ISO 80, Sunday, February 12, 2012 15:16:45

Showshoe Hiking Atzmännig: Snow shoe hiking through fairy tale like winter landscape with deep snow on the Atzmännig to Chrüzegg. Apple iPhone 4, 1/7542 s, F/2.8, 3.85 mm, ISO 80, Sunday, February 12, 2012 15:17:21

Showshoe Hiking Atzmännig: Snow shoe hiking through fairy tale like winter landscape with deep snow on the Atzmännig to Chrüzegg. Apple iPhone 4, 1/4309 s, F/2.8, 3.85 mm, ISO 80, Sunday, February 12, 2012 15:17:34

Showshoe Hiking Atzmännig: Snow shoe hiking through fairy tale like winter landscape with deep snow on the Atzmännig to Chrüzegg. Apple iPhone 4, 1/2514 s, F/2.8, 3.85 mm, ISO 80, Sunday, February 12, 2012 15:18:45

Showshoe Hiking Atzmännig: Snow shoe hiking through fairy tale like winter landscape with deep snow on the Atzmännig to Chrüzegg. Apple iPhone 4, 1/3017 s, F/2.8, 3.85 mm, ISO 80, Sunday, February 12, 2012 15:50:01

Showshoe Hiking Atzmännig: Snow shoe hiking through fairy tale like winter landscape with deep snow on the Atzmännig to Chrüzegg. Apple iPhone 4, 1/2155 s, F/2.8, 3.85 mm, ISO 80, Sunday, February 12, 2012 15:50:18