Moorland – Dark Moor

After the old wizard passed the Guardian of the Moor and entered the path to the White, Light Moor he returned to the junction and slept there for the night. He looked at the images in his magic cube and was happy about the stolen results.
In the morning when the fog was still covering the landscape he accessed the black, dark moor through another secret path.

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Path to Dark Moor

The black dark moor was covered with fog and the silhouettes of the trees, which looked like marching giants and warriors frightens the old wizard. He quickly stole a few images of the scene and returned to his home and a hot cup of tea.

Thank you for your interest and patience.
In my next post I will explain what the “Moorland Photography Concept” is all about.

Happy days. Reinhold

Moorland – the Guardian of the Moor

The old wizard stood in front of the Guardian of the Moor and said the secret phrase: Intriguing… Nevermoor. The Guardian opened the gates to the moor and the old wizard came to a junction opening a path to the white, light moor and another one to the black, dark moor. For today he decided to follow the hidden path to the white, light moor.

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Hidden Path

Following this path he arrived at a beautiful viewpoint and took out his magic cube. He stole 8 images of the landscape and created a wide overview of the white, light moor.

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The white,light moor

After that the light disappeared and the old wizard was a bit tired. Coming back to the junction he decided to steal some images of the black, dark moor tomorrow.

Happy days. Reinhold

 

 

Moorland – a photography concept

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Moorland

Moorland – a small mysterious piece of land in the North. It is made up of a magic triangle. A lake, a black, dark moor and a white, light moor. No humans live there, just deer, foxes, birds and insects. Mmmmmh… no humans? Once in a while an old wizard walks into this area… trying to steal pictures of the landscape and wildlife with his magic cube.

But so far he couldn’t get past the guardian of the moor.

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Guardian of the Moor

He doesn’t know the secret phrase. Do you know the phrase to get into Moorland? (to be continued)

Happy days. Reinhold

Sunrise and Fog

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Sunrise and Fog

Sunrise in my local moor. Moorland. Fintlandsmoor. A magic piece of landscape just round the corner. I had two choices. Capture thick fog with minimal light or wait for the light which lightens the fog as well. I like dark and moody images but this time I decided to wait for the light, the colors in the sky.

Happy days and may the light be with you,
Reinhold

Change and Continuity

All things are flowing and nothing remains. How to find continuity amidst all the change. In some important sense continuity depends on us.

This tree is located just outside my home on the way to the lake. I always see people walking by without even noticing this tree. Actually it is not located in the most beautiful spot at the lake. There is a car park, a street, a building where our lake rescue team is based. But for me it feels different. When I look through the viewfinder I see am amazing piece of nature in a beautiful scene.

Happy days. Reinhold

Tree in Flames

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RSP – Reinhold Staden Photography – Tree in Flames

Autumn is at its peak in the moment. I captured this yellow/orange tree in sunset light in the woodlands around our lake. I transferred it into a burning tree using the oil paint filter (once again).

Happy days. Reinhold

Spring has arrived

A few days ago I went to a local park nearby to check out the status of spring. There was this one tree with white blossoms which caught my attention. At the same time dark clouds covered the sky which made the tree to stand out of the darker background. Happy days. Reinhold

Check out other entries here: Prolific

Awakening of the moorland

Slowly but surely the moorland is awakening. You can hear it “breathing” if you walk by. The colors are dominated by red and orange and the white color of the birches fits nicely. Next week the weather forecast shows a lot of sunshine for this area and the moors. Happy days. Reinhold

I woke up late for this theme, but may be you too. So check out the other entries here: Awakening

Popsicle

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Popsicle

Tomorrow it will melt like ice in the sunshine. But today the wind still creates some beautiful ice art at our lake. This easter wind will remain for another night. And tomorrow we will have sunshine and temperatures above the freezing point. Happy days. Reinhold

Eagle Owl

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RSP – Reinhold Staden Photography – Eagle Owl

After several days of cold feet and patience and 1 day before I had to return the X-T2 and the 100-400 lens, my wife spotted the eagle owl high in a tree looking down at us. Handheld is difficult at this angle and in the light conditions of a forest. But I managed to get some cool shots of this awesome owl.
We decided to call the owl “Theo”. Happy days. Reinhold

Shot with Fuji X-T2 and Fuji XF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR