Category: Zurich

  • Snow in the Zoo

    Snow in the Zoo

    Got up early and was at the Zoo 9am sharp on this Sunday morning. It was quiet, maybe a dozen photographers were there, the first families appeared 1.5 hours later, when I was on the way to the exit again. Waited for 40min at the Snowleopard area to only see a bird landing. No Leopards, […]

  • A grey day at Lake Zurich

    A grey day at Lake Zurich
  • Another afternoon in the Zurich Zoo

    Another afternoon in the Zurich Zoo
  • Foxy Zurich

    Foxy Zurich

    This Saturday morning, my wife is looking out the window, across the street, to the field. We saw a white weasel there a few days ago, so we now keep a bit closer watch on it. She says: “is that a fox over there?”. We get the binoculars, and yes, it is. We keep observing […]

  • Greifensee, early morning

    This morning, we got up at around 5:30 and went to Greifensee, a beautiful area 10min away from us. One of the first things we saw was a beaver, swimming across the lake. In general, we were lucky, observed the mating dance of the crested grebe, and saw at least a lot of other action, […]

  • Pfäffikersee, Januar 2021

  • Zurich, in the Toni Areal

    We went out for a little shooting today, it was sunny when we left, and was dark and rainy 3 hours later. The Toni Areal is the area where the Zurich Academy of Arts is located. It used to be a milk factory, now it’s a cultural centre, with libraries, museum, restaurants and student life. […]

  • Chatzensee, Nikon Z7 II and red kites

    On Christmas Eve, we wanted to get out for an hour or so, and went to Chatzensee again. By the time we got there, the weather turned grey and threatened to rain soon, so we only went for an hour long stroll. We saw som Red Kites (Rotmilan) flying by, and as ususal, dark bird […]

  • Zurich, at a rainy pre XMas afternoon

    We needed to get out of the house, so we took the bus to downtown Zurich and walked around for 2 hours. It is 2 days before Christmas, and the shops are decorated as ususal. The only thing different is that all the restaurants are closed (starting today we have harder lockdown rules again). It […]

  • Taking the Z 7 II to the Zoo

    Taking the Z 7 II to the Zoo

    Today was the last day the Zoo in Zurich is open for at least a month. New pandemic restrictions. As I already have vacation, I thought I take this final day and go there. Sadly, I was not the only one. The Zoo was rather full, and working with a tripod was pretty much out […]