Seasons | Jahreszeiten

Spring Leaves

I love all seasons, but the transformation from Winter to Spring is the most amazing thing I can imagine ...

I love all seasons, but the transformation from Winter to Spring is the most amazing thing I can imagine ...

Hand

Like a hand grabbing for Light, Rain and Life the young leaves are about to unfold ...

Like a hand grabbing for Light, Rain and Life the young leaves are about to unfold ...

Tentacles

Unrolling, unfolding, opening up ...

Unrolling, unfolding, opening up ..

Kätzchen | Catkins

Out comes the plush ...

Out comes the plush ...

Groping

Touching the new season ...

Touching the new season ...

Entfaltung | Unfold

Unwind, unravel, emerge from the tightly packed bud ...

Unwind, unravel, emerge from the tightly packed bud ...

Sewn

Tightly sewn together at the seams with the finest gossamer threads ...

Tightly sewn together at the seams with the finest gossamer threads ...

Orange

Splendidly coated in colors later to be lost ...

Splendidly coated in colors later to be lost ...

Tight

Starting out packed as tight as possible to unfold into light and soft blossoms ...

Starting out packed as tight as possible to unfold into light and soft blossoms ...

Kiefer | Pine

Even the conifers show some color now ...

Even the conifers show some color now ...

Light of Spring

And the light also changes from the hard and cold winter sun to the softer, warmer light of spring ...

And the light also changes from the hard and cold winter sun to the softer, warmer light of spring ...

Birth

So birth is given once more to a new cycle of life ...

So birth is given once more to a new cycle of life ...

Krokus

And the first flowers of the season make everybodys heart sing again ...

And the first flowers of the season make everybodys heart sing again ...

Energy

A new energy emerges all around us ...

A new energy emerges all around us ...

Blüte | Blossom

Finally nature explodes ...

Finally nature explodes ...

We're Open

Now all the honey shops are open again, presenting what they have on stock ...

Now all the honey shops are open again, presenting what they have on stock ...

Sommer | Summer

Summertime, when the living is easy ...

Summertime, when the living is easy ...

Pods

And soon after blooming the next step is already underway, building seeds to continue the cycle ...

And soon after blooming the next step is already underway, building seeds to continue the cycle ...

Rot | Red

Again color is everywhere ...

Again color is everywhere ...

Johannisbeeren | Currants

They look as if they want to burst right away ...

They look as if they want to burst right away ...

Johannisbeeren | Currants 2

There's a meal for everybody ...

There's a meal for everybody ...

Beeren | Berries

Ripening berries start to look mouthwatering ...

Ripening berries start to look mouthwatering ...

Bald | Soon

Soon they will be as sweet and aromatic as they look ...

Soon they will be as sweet and aromatic as they look ...

Wachholder

Juniper is heavy from berries ...

Juniper is heavy from berries ...

Adern | Veins

Slowly summer turns into harvesting time ...

Slowly summer turns into harvesting time ...

Ready to unfold

Parachutes prepared, ready to unfold and go for adventure ...

Parachutes prepared, ready to unfold and go for adventure ...

Spiky

The spiky ball will soon dissolve ...

The spiky ball will soon dissolve ...

Samen | Seeds

Seeds released to find their own place in the world to take a hold and prosper ...

Seeds released to find their own place in the world to take a hold and prosper ...

Gerste | Barley

The Barley looks as if the grains were nuggets of gold, ready to burst ...

The Barley looks as if the grains were nuggets of gold, ready to burst ...

Stern | Star

Things turn dryer and once more a wealth of color emerges, this time to end the cycle ...

Things turn dryer and once more a wealth of color emerges, this time to end the cycle ...

Old Glory

The stars of yesterday fade slowly away...

The stars of yesterday fade slowly away...

Well defended

Well defended the warrior awaits the further development ...

Well defended the warrior awaits the further development ...

To Let

Nest for rent ...

Nest for rent ...

Regen | Rain

With autumn, more rain is coming and a colder wind blows ...

With autumn, more rain is coming and a colder wind blows ...

Autumn

And then suddenly the first leaves turn colored and we know that it will not be long now ...

And then suddenly the first leaves turn colored and we know that it will not be long now ...

Gelebt

No matter if we're getting old and crumble - at least we lived a full life!

No matter if we're getting old and crumble - at least we lived a full life!

Alt | Old

Feeling really old now ...!

Feeling really old now ...!

Winter

And suddenly the first snow ...

And suddenly the first snow ...

"Reif

The nights are getting cold and in the morning there's frost on the fallen leaves ...

The nights are getting cold and in the morning there's frost on the fallen leaves ...

Snow Hat

Wearing a hat of snow is en vogue once more ...

Wearing a hat of snow is en vogue once more ...

Schnee | Snow

Glittering in the sun ...

Glittering in the sun ...

Cold

Now it's really really cold ...

Now it's really really cold ....

Frozen Alien

Even the Alien invaders are frozen over and don't really feel that well ... ;-)

Even the Alien invaders are frozen over and don't really feel that well ... ;-)

Ice crust

Ice covers the world ...

Ice covers the world ...

Footstep

Yesterday you walked through mud and today it became a work of art ...

Yesterday you walked through mud and today it became a work of art ...

Fragile

Ice forms structures that the sun tries to melt ...

Ice forms structures that the sun tries to melt ...

Ice I

Now that it's getting really cold, a completely different artist takes over ...

Now that it's getting really cold, a completely different artist takes over ...

Ice II

... sugarcoating everything with his freezing brush ...

... sugarcoating everything with his freezing brush ...

Ice III

... with an amazing richness of form and complexity ...

... with an amazing richness of form and complexity ...

Ice IV

... and often with very similar patterns as the other seasons ...

... and often with very similar patterns as the other seasons ...

Ice V

... so we can be sure they are all of the same family ...

... so we can be sure they are all of the same family ...

Ice VI

... or even the same artist just changing tools ...

... or even the same artist just changing tools ...

Eisblumen | Ice Flowers

... training for springtime ...

... training for springtime ...

Blatt | Leave

... or even using the remains of the last season to make a point ...

... or even using the remains of the last season to make a point ...

Alley

Sometimes winter can look like spring in the evening sun!

Sometimes winter can look like spring in the evening sun!

Warm Snow

But while it may look warm, it's still very very cold ...

But while it may look warm, it's still very very cold ...

Frozen over

The pond is still frozen, but cracks are forming ...

The pond is still frozen, but cracks are forming ...

Winter will end

... sooner or later ...

R... sooner or later ...

Tauwetter | Thaw

Slowly it starts to get warmer ...

Slowly it starts to get warmer ...

Tauwetter | Thaw 2

And there goes the next cycle  ...

And there goes the next cycle ...