Park Guell Street Violinist

Posted by on Jul 30, 2013 | 3 comments

Park Guell Street Violinist

May 2013. Street Musician. “If music be the food of love, play on…” Truth be said, this is a composite of a musician near Park Guell and a wall of Barcelona’s cathedral where the pigeon was “raptured”….   Nikon 1 V 1/ 1 Nikkor 10-100mmm PD @ 79mm; f5.6, 1/320s ISO 140 Copyright Fritschi © Photographs...

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Palau de la Musica Catalana – Exterior Facade

Posted by on Jun 14, 2013 | 0 comments

Palau de la Musica Catalana – Exterior Facade

Barcelona, May 2013. A beautiful concert hall hidden away in La Ribera district. Built for the Orfeo Catala choral society at the turn of the 20th century by Lluis Domenech iMontaner.   Nikon 1 V1/Nikkor 10-100mm @100mm; f4.5; 1/200; ISO 200   Copyright Fritschi © Photographs 2000-2016

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Mandrill

Posted by on Jun 14, 2013 | 0 comments

Mandrill

Barcelona, May 2013. Powerful portrait of a male adult mandrill. The late afternoon light was tricky but very effective.   Nikon 1 V1/Nikkor 10-100mm @100mm; f5.6; 1/160; ISO 720   Copyright Fritschi © Photographs 2000-2016

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Flamingo Wading

Posted by on Jun 14, 2013 | 0 comments

Flamingo Wading

Barcelona Zoo, May 2013. This photo breaks all the rules of composition and is nevertheless one of my favorites.   Nikon 1 V1/Nikkor 10-100mm @100mm; f5.6; 1/250; ISO 400   Copyright Fritschi © Photographs 2000-2016

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Blue Parrot

Posted by on Jun 14, 2013 | 0 comments

Blue Parrot

Barcelona, May 2013. My favorite parrot at the zoo.   Nikon 1 V1/Nikkor 10-100mm @100mm; f5.6; 1/320 ISO 200   Copyright Fritschi © Photographs 2000-2016

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Proud Peacock

Posted by on Jun 14, 2013 | 0 comments

Proud Peacock

Barcelona, May 2013. Peacock parading at the Barcelona Ciutadella Park.   Nikon 1 V1/Nikkor 10-100mm @100mm; f5.6; 1/160; ISO 400   Copyright Fritschi © Photographs 2000-2016

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Winter Scene III

Posted by on Jan 13, 2013 | 0 comments

Winter Scene III

January 2012. Lasalle lakeshore – Bord de l’eau, Lasalle   Nikon D700/Nikkor AF 28-300mm f3.5 @ 55mm, f11.0, 1/4,000s ISO 320 Copyright Fritschi © Photographs 2000-2016

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Winter Scene I

Posted by on Jan 13, 2013 | 0 comments

Winter Scene I

January 2012, Lachine Lakeshore Park. After the snow storm, the perfect morning. Parc René-Lévesque, Lachine.   Nikon D700/Nikkor AF 28-300mm f2.8 @ 48mm, f11, 1/500s ISO 320 Copyright Fritschi © Photographs 2000-2016

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Female Cardinal in Winter on Acacia Branch

Posted by on Jan 7, 2013 | 0 comments

Female Cardinal in Winter on Acacia Branch

Northern Cardinal/Cardinal rouge (C. cardinalis) January 2013. Northern Female Cardinal (C. cardinalis), one snowy morning. Cardinal rouge femelle.  Matinée enneigée.   Nikon D600/Nikkor AF 70-200mm f2.8 @ 600mm, f5.6, 1/1250s ISO 1000 Copyright Fritschi © Photographs 2000-2016

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The Red-Eye Fly

Posted by on May 31, 2012 | 4 comments

The Red-Eye Fly

Late Spring, Montreal, 2012. A red-eye fly busy feasting.   Nikon D700/Nikkor 70-200mm+ TC20E-III @400mm f5.6, 1/1250s, ISO560 Copyright Fritschi © Photographs 2000-2016

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The wasp and the Ant

Posted by on May 31, 2012 | 5 comments

The wasp and the Ant

Late Spring, Montreal, 2012. A close and disproportionate encounter.   Nikon D700/Nikkor 70-200mm+ TC20E-III @400mm f5.6, 1/1250s, ISO560 Copyright Fritschi © Photographs 2000-2014

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The Peony and the Wasp

Posted by on May 28, 2012 | 2 comments

The Peony and the Wasp

Late Spring, Montreal, 2012. While dozens of peonies are being helped open with the formic acid that ants secrete. This one is being inspected by a wasp. Or perhaps just casually digesting an ant previously devoured on the next door neighbor.   Nikon D700/Nikkor 70-200mm+ TC20E-III @400mm f5.6, 1/1250s, ISO400 Copyright Fritschi © Photographs 2000-2016

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Hiding my Mallard Beak

Posted by on Mar 26, 2012 | 2 comments

Hiding my Mallard Beak

Mallard/Colvert (Anas platyrhynchos) Lac Boivin, Qc. September 2011. Female mallard with her beak buried deep inside her plumage. Colvert femelle le bec dans les plumes. Nikon D700/70-200mm f2.8 @400mm. f5.6, 1/1250s, ISO 800   Copyright Fritschi © Photographs 2000-2016

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Grasshopper

Posted by on Mar 9, 2012 | 4 comments

Grasshopper

Lac Boivin, Qc.  August 2011. This baby grasshopper was basking in the sun attached to the  glass pane of a door.   Nikon D700/70-200mm f2.8 + TC20E III @400mm. f6.3, 1/1250s, ISO400 Copyright Fritschi © Photographs 2000-2014

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Mallard Couple in Flight

Posted by on Feb 20, 2012 | 0 comments

Mallard Couple in Flight

Mallards/Colverts (Anas platyrhynchos) St-Catherine Locks, Qc, Canada. February 2012. A mallard couple in flight, close enough to be in the same frame and with ice in the background makes for a very happy photographer. Taken on a sunny morning near the Saint-Catherine Locks on the south shore of the Saint-Lawrence River near Montreal. Un couple colvert survolant les glaces de février aux écluses Sainte-Catherine sur le fleuve Saint-Laurent, près de Montréal. Nikon D700, 70-200mm f2.8 + TC-20E III @400mm; f6.3, 1/1250s, ISO400. Montreal 2012. Copyright Fritschi © Photographs...

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