Basel Zoo is open again. And Fujifilm's XF 70-300mm is out! With its 580g it is a lens you can take on walks without thinking twice. And it's compatible with the 1.4x and the 2x converter. Lion (above), Oriental small-clawed otter, Snow leopard. Aperture on auto. Little owl Spalentor uncropped at 70mm / 300mm / …
Tawny owl – X-T30 for video
There are some scenes that a photo can't capture. Last spring, the couple of Tawny owls – Stix aluco – that lives around Petersplatz and the Botanical Garden raised at least one fledgling. Fujifilm X-T30 on a tripod, with the Fujinon 100-400 lens, no external microphone. The X-T30 worked really well, I think, even in …
Sculptures by Davide Rivalta
Bring mich zurück, animal scultpures by Davide Rivalta at Hörnli cemetery in Riehen. The sculptures fit perfectly into the landscape; you can take a small map on paper at the entrances to the cemetery to help you find all of the animals. Well worth a visit. The photos are taken in the late afternoon, shortly …
Kingfishers visiting Basel Zoo.
On Parpan Rothorn with the 16-50mm and the 100-400mm/xf1.4x. I find it amazing how easy the capricorns are to miss on the red stone. Panorama stitched with Affinity Photo.
Hat tip to the great Art Wolfe, taken at Parpan Rothorn.
Basel Zoo (again again), this time with the X-T10 and the 100-400mm, no tripod. Snow leopard Giraffe Wild boar Pelican Carmine bee-eater
Eurasian lynxes at Lange Erlen.
Basel Zoo (again), with the X-T10 and the 50-230mm: Meerkats, Squirrel Monkey.