La réserve naturelle du Romelaëre

Clairmarais, April, 15-16th. Two days in the natural reserve of the Romelaëre, a bird sanctuary originating from the times that the marshes were used for the extraction of peat…

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Le Marquenterre

Baie de Somme, France, March 9th. Turbulent waters and sand-loaded winds were at play, while the birds in the reserve sought refuge, their beaks turned in the wind direction, on small banks and in the shallow lagoons.

 

 

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Pajottenland, the refurbished castle pond

Heikruis, March 3rd, 2019. We just discovered the waterpond winding through the refurbished park of Ter Rijst castle, where small families of geese and other waterbirds were feeding on its banks and taking to the water as soon as we approached…

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The “Borinage”

February 18th, 2019, La Louvière. In this central region of Belgium, most hills (or terrils) are artificially created. They are the silent witnesses of the past, i.e. the exploitation of the coal. Their slopes are covered by an exuberant vegetation while their flattened tops may offer an open view over the surroundings. Over 10 terrils may be spotted from a single site…

 

 

 

 

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Photo-N(ature), the new exhibition is ready

Jan, 26th, Vilvoorde. The third exhibition of Photo-N is ready for visiting. The photographs that we present to the public are selected among the ones we discussed during the year. Only the best ones survive the final round. Enjoy this new exhibition by the (6) Photo-N members!

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Pyrenees, anno 2017

Dec 1st, 2018. Just because we like them: a composite image of some of the finest images taken in the Pyrenees mountains, all taken in Spain during our holidays in 2017. One glance, one happy summer!

 

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First snow of the year

La Bresse, Vosges, France, Oct 29th, 2018. The first snow caught us during this break, in which the autumn colours are at their best. Walking in the midst of the snow-powered giant trees, the landscape discloses its glaciary origin. In this setting, the latest exhibit of photographs by Vincent Munier (in the village of “Le Haut du Tôt”) is masterfully set!

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Powerful vs powerless claws

Province of Huesca, June 14th, Aragón, Spain. Another stay in one of the best sites for viewing preybirds in the region. Surprisingly, the claws of the griffon vulture look powerful but they are not… The smaller kites and other preybirds grasp larger preys with their claws.

 

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