On August 7th 2017 there was a partial lunar eclipse. The earth’s shadow covered the moon. In Bremen, max. 20% of the moon was covered. This happend around 21.04, just a few minutes after sunset.
After two weeks in South Africa with Scuba Diving and Game Driving we’re back home. Currently we’re trying to acclimatize: from 38°C in Kwa-Zulu Natal to -5°C in Bremen. Here is what our garden looked like when we arrived.
There are many warm thought and impressions from the past two weeks. I did two galleries from our Game Viewing:
I still have a lot of Gopro stuff to review from our scuba diving, coming soon….
Here are some pictures taken with the new Sigma 150-600mm F5-6,3 DG OS HSM | Sports, shot with a D800, all free hand. Location: Zoo am Meer, Bremerhaven:
The verdict: quite impressive. 100% satisfied with picture sharpness. Ans: yes, it’s heavy. Will keep it.
At this time of the years, the bumblebees are busy collecting pollen from our common hollyhock. They will come back frequently to the same flowers so I managed to get some shots with my camera.
During mobilisation for MSM36 in Malaga we saw what can happen if a quite big container ship, the Svendborg Maersk, encounters bad weather: