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I´m a photo- and videographer living in Bavaria Germany. Also I´m often in the mountains so this blog will be a mixture of topics related to those themes.

Pond – A Soundscape

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This soundscape is part of a long term project called “12 Monaten” I´m making about an ex military training ground near Landshut, Bavaria, Germany. First you can hear general sounds from around the pond, then, using a hydrophone, I´ve recorded the sounds in the water. What you can hear are various insects stridulating. I think the louder stridulations are made by Notenecta glauca – in English water boatman or backswimmer and in German, Gemeiner Rückenschwimmer. It´ll be interesting to record sound here as the year progresses, the water becomes warmer and more animals both invertebrate and vertebrate become active, for example toads and frogs.

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Eibsee and Zugspitze

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Eibsee und Zugspitze. copyright: charles kenwright/ www.openmind-images.com

Eibsee und Zugspitze. copyright: charles kenwright/ http://www.openmind-images.com

Eibsee and Zugspitze