Reiner Bernhardt, born in 1941, has lived for about 25 years in Cadolzburg near Nuremberg following a turbulent career with numerous business trips around the world. Now, enjoying his retirement he is devoted to photography again, with an emphasis on animal and nature photography. Reiner Bernhardt focuses on European animal species in all seasons in their typical behavior. He is not aiming for spectacular images, but for the special moments while watching animals in their natural habitat. His works ultimately express a deep admiration for the beauty of nature.