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My Favorite Images Of 2020

2020 has been  some sort of a roller coaster ride to all of us I guess. But despite Covid 19, my life this past year has been dominated by whitnessing and photographing the coolest comet in ages, traveling to France with one of my sons and of course roaming the back yards of my beloved home. Life is good, even with a lot of restrictions. So here are my twelve favorites of 2020. Enjoy and have a good one in 2021!

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Milky Way above Hohe Göll Ridge, Upper Bavaria, Germany…

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Comet Neowise, Stilfser Joch, South Tyrol…

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Setting crescent Moon above hop fields, Lower Bavaria, Germany…

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Crescent Moon and Venus above hop fields, Lower Bavaria, Germany…

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Comet Neowise and noctilucent clouds above my home town, Lower Bavaria, Germany…

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Comet Neowise at Stilfser Joch, South Tyrol…

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Bidding farewell to fading comet Neowise, Lower Bavaria, Germany…

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Setting crescent Moon above a field of round bales of straw, Lower Bavaria, Germany…

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Setting full Moon in the morning, seen from Biarritz, France…

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Twilight at Col d´Osquich, France…

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Mother Mary mosaic at Lourdes, France…

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Star gazing with my son – Saturn and Jupiter above our heads, Cirque de Navacelles, France…

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Along France´s Coastline

Some impressions from France´s coastline from around Calais down to Biarritz while traveling it for three weeks in Aug./Sept. 2020. Enjoy!

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First night at the sea, Cap Gris-Nez…

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First morning at the sea, Cap Gris-Nez…

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Oyster poles, Cap Gris-Nez…

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A windy sunday afternoon at Ambleteuse…

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White cliffs at Le Treport and…

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Mers-les-Bains…

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A couple enjoying the show at Le Treport…

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White cliffs at Etretat…

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Overlooking Etretat…

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Storm is coming in at Etretat…

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View from Longues-sur-Mer towards Arramanches-les-Bains and the remains of the Mulberry B complex…

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Les Braves monument at Omaha Beach…

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…the reason I initiated the Tour de France…

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Mont-Saint-Michel out in the mud flats…

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La Tombelaine at sunset…

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View from the dunes of Pilat towards the Atlantic Ocean…

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Les Cavaliers beach, north of Biarritz…

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Setting full Moon in the morning, seen from Biarritz, facing Spain´s coastline (to the right)…

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Tour de France, Nightscapes, Aug./Sept. 2020

Back from a three-weeks tour around France in Aug./Sept. 2020, traveling some 5700 km with my son and my trusted Sprinter van. Not to many nighttime shooting possibilities this time, but we got away with some cool locations. As always, nightscapes first. Enjoy!

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Setting crescent Moon above the Channel…

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Setting crescent Moon @ Cap Gries-Nez, with the lights of the south coast of England to the right…

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Constellation of Cassiopeia @ Longues-sur-Mer…

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Reflections @ Longues-sur-Mer…

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Big Dipper and Arcturus @ Longues-sur-Mer…

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Camper van parade @ Longues-sur-Mer…

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Crepuscular rays after sunset @ Biarritz…

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Full Moon setting in the morning, with Belt of Venus and Earth Shadow, looking towards Spain…

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Nautical twilight @ Col d´Osquich…

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Enjoying the show @ Col d´Osquich…

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Saturn, Jupiter, Milkyway @ Lac des Gaves…

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Saturn and Jupiter @ Chateau de Queribus…

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Saturn, Jupiter, Milkyway @ Cirque de Navacelles…

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Milkyway above the light polluted Cirque de Navacelles…

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The beauty of the night sky – what better than that @ Cirque de Navacelles…

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