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Receptacles fossil detail. Pakri cliffs, in Paldiski, Estonia.
September 16, 2023

Estonian Fossils part III: The Pakri Peninsula

Pakri is a cliff area in northern Estonia. It has a lighthouse that is easily reached by road and is a good place to...

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April 4, 2023

Estonian Fossils part II: the rubble

Serve this post as a continuation of the previous one Estonian Fossils There is a stone stratum in Estonia that is especially rich in...

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March 9, 2023

Aurora Borealis: Human eye vs Camera vs Internet

Aurora Borealis: Human eye vs Camera vs Internet Astrophotography is a hoax when they do not notify you of the level of processing that...

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October 4, 2022

Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM Art for Sony E-mount in Astrophotography and Infrared

Here are some examples of how this lens behaves, especially in astrophotography and infrared photography. The tested lens is Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM...

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March 14, 2022

Aurora from Estonia G2 storm

During the Pi Day, 3-14, (2022 March 13th to 14th) a G2 geomagnetic storm could be seen from Estonia. Cracks in Earth’s magnetic field,...

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February 11, 2022

Cloudbow, the white rainbow in Estonia

The colors of the rainbow are 7 but in front of me I have a white rainbow. You can see that it’s not a...

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July 15, 2021

Funnel clouds over the Baltic

Seeing a tornado has been on my mind for a long time, and coincidentally Estonia is a privileged place for it. Located in one...

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April 15, 2021

Notre-Dame de Paris

The April 2019 fire that destroyed part of the Notre-Dame Cathedral was an event that saddened us all. Its famous gargoyles and its spire...

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January 24, 2021

Parhelion timelapse video

Something beautiful to see. In this video you can see a bright and colorful parhelion as a flame burning in the sky. Far from...

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January 13, 2021

Fedra – How a copyright infringement occurs

It is normal that sometimes you find some of your photos posted on social networks. But, it is rare that a professional Magazine does...

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December 12, 2020

Eizo ColorEdge, monitor problem and teardown

It was the end of the warranty and stains began to appear on the left side of the monitor that invaded the image on...

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October 11, 2020

Patarei Prison

It is a memory of the tragedy of the 20th century. A time where the greatest senseless massacres that humanity has experienced were known....

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September 3, 2020

Estonian forest wildlife

The fauna of the Estonian forest is very rich. The large expanses of forest allow to find many different species of animals. Here are...

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August 10, 2020

How to take photos of lightning during the day

Method of capturing the image of lightning in a storm cloud during the day. During the summer months storms are very common, many of...

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July 31, 2020

Comet C/2020 F3 NEOWISE from Estonia

Here are some images of the Comet C/2020 F3 NEOWISE from Estonia  (July 7 to 18 2020). On its way through the Estonian skies...

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July 9, 2020

Only one night of NLC Noctilucent Clouds in Estonia – Video

During the summer season there are many opportunities to see spectacular noctilucent clouds NLC, but in this video I want to show you what...

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June 22, 2020

The Kolga Manor Mansion in Estonia

The Kolga manor mansion can pass as insignificant in sight of the average tourist. However, this peculiar, unrestored, but well-preserved, empty building is magnetic...

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May 26, 2020

Noctilucent Clouds NLC over Estonia – Video

Spectacular noctilucent clouds NLC filmed from Estonia. 4K quality. Estonia is a prime location for viewing these types of clouds. During clear summer nights...

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April 29, 2020

Donut-shaped mutant Marguerite daisy: Fasciation

No, it is not Fukushima. Yes, it is a mutation. This is a curious case of fasciation. It is rare, but not unusual for...

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March 14, 2020

Estonian Fossils

Finding fossils in Estonia is easier than I expected. They are everywhere.

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February 12, 2020

Experience with Sony Zeiss Distagon T* FE 35mm F1.4 ZA in Astrophotography and Infrared

Sony Zeiss 35mm 1.4 Distagon It is not sharp and clear from corner to corner. Infrared photography, not recommended.

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February 2, 2020

Glass Bead Bow – OPOD – Optics Picture of the Day

If one day you are walking and you realize that your shadow has a halo, do not panic, it has an explanation. One of...

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January 21, 2019

Total Lunar Eclipse of 2019 Jan 21

Eclipse at MoonSet

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December 25, 2018

My photographs in the book The Ultimate Guide to Stargazing

Finally, the book The Ultimate Guide to Stargazing was published by the Australian author Gregg D Thompson. I have had the pleasure of contributing with my...

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December 9, 2018

Bye bye Canon

Since 2005 I have been a user of Canon photographic material, with which I have made more than 500,000 photos. Today, I have nothing...

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July 27, 2018

Noctilucent Cloud after Moon Eclipse

Stunning clouds before sunrise. Please, zoom in on the image to see how many details these clouds offer. Click here to get in High...

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March 4, 2018

APOD 2018

CLOUDS, BIRDS, MOON, VENUS again in the NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day This image has been selected again as NASA APOD. Here you...

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January 31, 2018

Partial Lunar Eclipse of 2018 January 31

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January 8, 2018

Moonrise in the mountain

These images are a part of a long time project that I’m doing. Climbing the mountain, you can feel how the air changes, the...

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January 1, 2018

The best of 2017

He has filled our universe with color

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July 28, 2017

Radioactive lenses and airports

My thing with airports is not new. I like to fly and I get on an airplane whenever I have the opportunity. There is...

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May 26, 2017

Bad Lens for Astrophotography: Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM

I do not usually make reviews of photographic material, but recently a friend told me excited that he had bought a Canon EF 50mm...

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May 9, 2016

Transit of Mercury 2016

Mercury Transit on May 9, 2016 This phenomenon goes unnoticed by most people. Even in the photographs it is difficult to understand what is...

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January 1, 2016

The best of 2015

She is the big star that has changed our lives.

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September 4, 2015
June 1, 2015

Baltic Halos – OPOD – Optics Picture of the Day

Today in Optics Picture of the Day my Baltic Halos

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March 20, 2015

Eclipse & Equinox

Cloudy and partial solar eclipse during the equinox.

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February 22, 2015

Moonshine Movies, copyright infringement

Mike Hill was discovered stealing my image “Clouds, Birds, Moon, Venus” for his enterprises Moonshine Agency and Moonshine Movies. In 2010 Mike Hill from...

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February 21, 2015

Diario Córdoba newspaper about Aurora Boreal Storm

Read the article online (spanish) Texto de la noticia Auroras boreales vistas por un cordobés Isaac Gutiérrez, cordobés residente en Estonia, es un apasionado...

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January 11, 2015

Bardenas Reales, Geological Landscape

Geological landscape of Bardenas Reales (Spain)

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November 1, 2014

Thunderstorm in the Baltic Sea

Thunder storm over the Baltic Sea.

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October 10, 2014

Fog sunset

Fog sunset in Atmospheric Landscapes

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September 23, 2014
September 21, 2014
September 1, 2014

Happy new year

September is the new January. The summer is gone, back to work, back to school...a new time begins.

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August 23, 2014

Following the path of folklore

You can see how the fabrics are all labeled by the regions where they originally come from...

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June 23, 2014

Aerobatic paints

Aerobatic paints, playing with the clouds.

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May 14, 2014

El Toro

Meeting a Spanish symbol

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January 15, 2014

Under zero

For someone who comes from a warm country it is extremely exotic to enjoy several degrees under zero. Well, this is the beginning of...

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May 12, 2013

APOD 2013

NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day

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July 15, 2012

Occultation of Jupiter by the Moon – July 15, 2012

One of the moments during occultation of Jupiter by the Moon.

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May 28, 2012
March 26, 2012

A snake in my photo bag

This was one of those afternoons in which I went to see the Moon and the planets Venus and Jupiter sunset over the horizon....

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June 15, 2011

Total Lunar Eclipse of 2011 Jun 15

Total Lunar Eclipse of 2011 Jun 15 from Spain

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April 28, 2011

Thanks for the comments

Some days ago I found that a guy self-assigns himself the authorship of my photo Clouds, Birds, Moon, Venus in the forum of SodaHead....

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January 25, 2011

Baricco, The essence of the portrait

Baricco, Mr Gwyn and the essence of the portrait

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September 15, 2010

APOD 2010

NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day

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August 3, 2007

Milky Way, Scorpius and Sagittarius

Visiting the Observatory of Calar Alto in Spain, I don’t lose the opportunity to take a picture of the Milky Way in the region...

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July 25, 2007

Santiago de Compostela: The Windows

Santiago de Compostela is a city of Christian pilgrimage. All roads lead to Santiago de Compostela. The entire city is organized around a tomb,...

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November 30, 2006

DSLR Astrophotography Test, M31 Andromeda and M42 Orion

Amazing results shooting with a DSLR camera and a lens, or a DSLR camera and a small telescope.

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September 1, 2006

The begining of the trip: Santorini (Thira), Greece

When I arrive to a new city or area, I like to take a look around. Usually, the cities are designed for the inhabitants...

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August 18, 2006

Mount Olympus

Climbing the mountains produces many wonderful sensations, Mount Olympus offers one more to reward the effort of climbing it. It is a mountain of...

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May 28, 2006

Moon jelly medusa

Aurelia aurita or common jellyfish

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April 21, 2006

Barrel of oil found in Elafonisi, Crete (Greece)

It is not uncommon for some ships to dump garbage into the sea or clean dirty tanks when they are distant from shore. Sea...

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2004 Transit of Venus
June 8, 2004

Transit of Venus 2004

The second most recent transit of Venus observed from Earth.

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The volunteers have to back off against the strong waves of the rising tide, watching helplessly as a black shadow stains again the stones they had just cleaned. Despair, impotence,... Lira Beach. Prestige Shipwreck, oil spill and ecological catastrophe (2002).
January 30, 2003

Photographic Exhibition “Nunca Máis” – the Prestige oil spill (2003)

As a consequence of the oil spill produced by the wreck of the Prestige oil tanker, in November 2002, the Galician coast received numerous...

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October 15, 2002

Astronomy Exhibition

Pictures for a photo exhibition of astronomy in Cordoba (Spain) 2002.

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May 13, 2002

Conjunction of Moon and planets Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn 2002

Conjunction of Moon and planets Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn 2002 This was one of the most notable conjunctions of the recent history:...

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Comet Hale–Bopp C/1995 O1 sunrise
March 15, 1997

Comet Hale–Bopp

Astrophotographies of the Comet Hale-Bopp made on March 14, 1997, from Córdoba (Spain). Spectacular sight of a bright Comet Hale-Bopp C/1995 O1 in the...

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September 27, 1996

Total Lunar Eclipse of 1996 Sept 27

This could be one of my beginnings in photography, photographing astronomical phenomena such as lunar eclipses. It was an amazing experience to watch as...

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