Time to wrap things up, I guess. 2014 has been okay, not spectacular, but okay. Considering the poor and boring weather that plagued us for most of the year, it could have been worse. Here’s a selection of noteworthy photos I took in the last 12 months.
Snow-covered hills of Bilogora after sunset, January 24th.
Waves of Lake Šoderica coloured by the setting Sun, February 13th.
Valentine’s Day moonrise, February 14th.
A close conjunction of the Moon and Venus, February 26th. Look closely, Venus is a crescent, too.
Foggy sunrise near Koprivnica, February 26th.
Deer in the field at sunset, February 28th.
Spring is coming! March 9th.
Sunny day on River Drava, March 11th.
Signs of spring season, March 11th.
Sun with a large sunspot group setting behind a giant cock, March 12th.
Portrait of a Full Moon, March 16th.
Willow catkins, March 19th.
Sunset at Lake Šoderica, March 19th.
Baška with Velebit Range in the background, March 29th.
A beach in Baška, March 29th.
Poplar tree pollen on the surface of Lake Šoderica, April 7th.
Deer in a rapeseed field, April 11th.
Closeup of a frog, April 12th.
Kotli, Istria, April 25th.
View of Mirna Valley from Motovun, April 25th.
Storm is coming, April 30th.
This beautiful thing swirling in the sky is packing a hailstorm, April 30th.
Takeoff, May 10th.
Tree pollen in the air, May 19th.
Water lily, May 19th.
Gorgeous sunset on Lake Šoderica, May 19th.
Sunset behind the Franciscan church in Koprivnica, May 22nd.
Night thunderstorm, May 23rd.
Distant lightning, May 23rd.
A kestrel stopped by my backyard, May 26th.
Glider in the air above Ravne na Koroškem, Slovenia, May 31st.
Field of poppies, June 2nd.
My first capture of a circumhorizon arc, June 3rd.
Climbing Bačić kuk, Middle Velebit, June 7th.
Velebit and Pag Island, June 7th.
Star trails over Čelinac, Velebit, June 7th.
Happy on Velinac, June 8th.
Closeup of the Moon, June 10th.
The dawn of summer solstice, June 21st.
A young tit just after it left the nest, July 5th.
Distant thunderstorm, July 7th.
Comparison of the Full Moon at apogee and perigee, July 12th and January 15th.
Sunset with rain curtains, July 16th.
Lightning dance, July 16th.
A butterfly, July 19th.
Rainstorm incoming, July 27th.
Shelf cloud coming for a near miss, July 30th.
A gloomy day on the lake, August 5th.
House on fire after a lightning strike, August 14th.
Kalnik under a cumulus sky, August 17th.
Paraglider over Prigorje, August 17th.
A summer day, August 17th.
Šokot waterfall near Kalnik, August 24th.
A beautiful sunset over Koprivnica, August 28th.
Moonset sequence, August 28th.
Velike pećine, Ravna gora, August 30th.
Pink moonrise, September 9th.
Flooding, September 14th.
A company of swans, September 17th.
The Sun and clouds, September 20th.
Fall Equinox sunset, September 23rd.
On the way to Dinara, September 27th.
First ascent of Dinara, 1.831 m, the highest peak of Croatia, September 27th.
Morning on Svilaja, September 28th.
Freedom, Svilaja, September 28th.
Krčić waterfall, Knin, September 28th.
A spider in the moonlight, October 11th.
Indian summer – cobwebs on the ground, October 12th.
Autumn on Ćićarija, October 18th.
Morning crescent, October 20th.
Flooded street, October 22nd.
Autumn in the park, November 9th.
Boats in Split, November 14th.
Goodbye to daylight, November 16th.
Iridium flare near Cassiopeia, November 17th.
Foggy forest, Kalnik, November 23rd.
Iridescent cloud, December 13th.
Christmas Eve crescent, December 24th.
Last night of the year, December 31st.