frost and sun

  On a frosty December morning, high above the Green Lake, the frosted forest, still in the shadows, and the rocks behind, bathing already in full sunlight.

winter sunset murauen

The new, well, some years already, hydro power station on the Mur south of Graz starts to produce a, although artificial, kind water biotope.

December without snow

the boss of the herd

Chili, the boss of the herd on the open pasture, closes in to have a look who this guy with the clicking machine is. And, maybe, there is some food also?

Chili in the setting sun

4 year old Quarter horse gelding Chili on the open pasture of the Styrian Paint horse ranch.

horse

A Paint horse on the open pasture, Styrian  Paint horse Ranch. I don’t know her name at the moment, but I will ask when I’m there next time.

January Evening sky

After all this swan, this is a calm one from the same day. In the Mur Auen, south of Graz, Austria, in the fading light of the day.

shadow

A shot from  last winter – we are still waiting for snow here in middle Europe. I like the simplicity in this one…