El Tatio Geysers – Panorama


The geysers of El Tatio lie high up in Northern Chile at 4,320 meters above sea level. Most if not all tour groups drive up there early morning to witness the sunrise in the steam. We chose to have a nice breakfast first and arrived there well after the crowds and had this amazing landscape …

The Belvedere


“The Poetry of Earth is never dead.”- John Keats (On the Grasshopper an the Cricket) The title says it all : Belvedere. From Latin bellus meaning “beautiful“ and  vedere  “to see“ . These images are taken at the newly built belvedere at the Burfelt Forest Discovery Centre in the Upper Sure National Park. All images …

Snow cristals


Nature is an Artist. It’s sunny out here but the temperature hovers at -9°C. Here are some details on the snow in my garden. All images are taken with RRM technique (reverse ring macro). Can you feel the crisp ? All images ©2017 Mona Dienhart

The tasselled Wobbegong


The wobbegong is a carpet shark  and thus spends much of its time resting on the sea floor. At daytime one have to look under rocks and overhangs to find them resting. On our trip to Raja Ampat we came across the tasselled wobbegong (Eucrossorhinus dasypogon), one of the 12 species of the Orectolobidae family …

August Night Skies


We had to wait for August to get clear skies and lovely warm weather. Here are some images from the August night skies. From stormy, electric to cloudy and clear. Enjoy! Remember! Lift your eyes to the skies and experience infinity! August night skies ( flickr link)