Joerg Bonner looking at mountains and a huge lenticular cloud.

2013… B-Sides and Snapshots

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31st of December. Top-Of and Best-Of lists all over the social webs – you’ve probably seen enough of these. Still, this is the time to look back at the past year and so I thought I’d tell the story of my year with the help of a few shots…

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Warm sunrise light on Kabru South in Khangchendzonga National Park

Kabru’s Awakening

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If you’re a regular reader of my blog, you may remember my post about the trip to Khangchendzonga National Park in northern India. In this post I talked about the ups and downs I experienced during a 13-day trek through the park – and I…

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Timeless Blue

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A few days ago I stumbled upon this shot that I had initially started processing but then forgot about. I remember liking the shot a lot, but due to extensive noise I didn't really bother. The noise came from a hot sensor (high temperatures, extended use of live view mode and long exposure) and looked much like what I had to deal with in "A Desert's Sky".

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Sunset behind Glaciar Grey in Parque Nacional Torres del Paine

The Colours of Grey

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Yesterday I finally had the chance to watch the critically acclaimed documentary “Chasing Ice” in which environmental photographer James Balog sets up 25 timelapse cameras to record the decrease of arctic glaciers. While the topic itself…

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Long exposure at sunrise at Playa Gueirúa

In Perpetuity

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It has not been long since I returned from a short trip to Asturias on the northern coast of Spain. The trip was not focused on photography and the weather did its best to make taking out my camera senseless, but I still managed to bring…

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Cerro Torre and Fitz Roy at night

Silent Watchers

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Patagonia is mostly known for its famous mountains, but you’ll also find a fair share of stories being told about the notorious weather. And indeed it’s not uncommon to experience four season within one day. Rain, sun and clouds often…

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Light filtering through rainforest vegetation.

Play of Light

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I’m back again with news about conservation efforts – this time it’s bad news though. The headline struck me like lightning last week: Nicaragua signed an agreement allowing a chinese investor to build an inter-ocean shipping canal right…

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Cerro Hermoso at sunset.

Beauty Ahead

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The last news about Patagonia that made it into austrian newspapers was when a tourist accidentially set Torres del Paine National Park on fire in December 2011. A few days ago, on May 16th I couldn’t believe my eyes when I read a headline…

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Foggy sunrise at Almsee

Surreal Revelation

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I’ve been trying to capture the beauty of my homecountry Austria for some time now. So far with limited success. But two days ago, after many not so satisfactory attempts, I finally got what I had been waiting for so long. And here it is:…

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Lago Viedma at sunrise.

Red Dawn

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Excuse me for jumping back and forth between continents, but today I didn’t really feel like posting another himalayan shot. I’ve been busy planning another patagonian adventure that’s supposed to take place during the next few months and…

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