Photography and travelogues

Submitted by Jürgen Tenckhoff on Sat, 10/12/2019 - 15:33
This website shows photos, videos and images from our photo archive as well as related travel reports from all over the world. Over time, we will gradually publish selected media from our 300,000 digital photo database. Usage licenses for our photos and pictures can be purchased from various stock agencies (see footer) or directly from us by e-mail / contact form, provided they are not subject to any special property rights (people, special buildings, etc.).

Rufous-tailed hummingbird in Boquete

Submitted by Jürgen Tenckhoff on Sat, 03/28/2020 - 11:00

We have seen the Rufous-tailed hummingbird at several locations in Panama. They dash through the blossoms so quickly that you might get dizzy. It is all the more difficult to photograph them. If you don't want to hope for the snapshot, the only motto is: patience. Once you have found a beautiful flower with a matching background, you have to set up the camera, focus and ...

Quetzal - bird of the gods

Submitted by Jürgen Tenckhoff on Sat, 03/28/2020 - 10:58

The Quetzal belongs to the genus of trogons, of which we were able to photograph yet another species, the mountain trogon, in Panama. The birds are very colorful and the Quetzal has two other features that make it appear exceptional. Firstly, it has very long tail feathers. These made him a popular hunting object of the pre-Columbian cultures, the priests of which decorated their headdresses with their magnificent feathers.