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Summer impressions (part 4): Sometimes even small animals cast a long shadow

A late summer afternoon: This – maybe 3 mm long froghopper – came to visit our table. Look at the long shadow! And as a short clip: Advertisements

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Summer impressions (part2): Hungry Bumble Bees

This summer I didn`t draw or sketch anything, because I was not in the best of health. In springtime I had so many ideas and inspirations, and I made so many smaller and bigger drafts – so I think, this … Continue reading

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Summer impressions (part 1): Wasp Spider (Argiope bruennichi)

Finally we found this beautiful spider in our garden. It`s a female wasp spider (Argiope bruennichi); the male spiders are much smaller.

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Someone in red crossed my way

This small, red animal is a velvet mite (Trombidium holosericeum): It`s quite a big mite; this one was 7 mm long. Adult velvet mites eat small insects and insect eggs.

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A mummified newt

This week, we finally had the time to enjoy the newts – who are very active after their hibernation – in Old Botanical Garden here in Göttingen. Sad but true: We didn`t only meet living newts. The following pictures are … Continue reading

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Betweentimes a quartz crystal

An unusually clear and beautiful rock/berg crystal.        

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How to modernize the new “Galleries/Big Pics”?

Well … I must confess, I`m not so sure! The last weeks I made so many attempts, but there`s no attempt I`m  really able to like. 😉 My green frame was originally planned, but it doesn´t look so good. And … Continue reading

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