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Behind the scenes of the latest ZEISS Hunting film production – by Daniela Holzer

Unreal – that is the best word to describe this barren landscape. Large fields with tufts of grass rising from the boggy ground alternate with rough, broken rock and ice-covered stones that make climbing a real test of courage. Within minutes, clouds are rising from the valley and obscuring the view with a light grey mist that looks like a soft filter. Just as quickly, the sky tears apart and drenches the valley in an unreal light.

The Defereggen Valley in Austria is full of sights and atmospheric light moods in late September. The spectacular scenery here provides the perfect backdrop for a film production by ZEISS Hunting, which will soon showcase innovations.

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Final stop, 01st November 2014

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Stalking

Our last day of the incredible Variety Tour starts again very early. Today it is the first day of the Chinese Water Deer season. Chinese water deer were first introduced into Great Britain in the 1870s. The animals were kept in the London Zoo until 1896, when Herbrand Russell oversaw their transferral to Woburn Abbey, Bedfordshire.

More of the animals were imported and added to the herd over the next three decades. Today the area around Bedford is well known for its huge population of this species.Today we are concentrating on female CWD and there comes the challenge...
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Fourth stop, 31st October 2014

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On the hunt

We are still in the amazing and “typical British” town Stow-on-the-wald and after everyone got the maximum amount of five hours sleep we are ready to hunt some more.

Although we were all pretty tired, you could feel that the excitement of experiencing more of the amazing hunting days and thorough product testing here in UK just killed off all the tiredness. And we got the reward...
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Third stop, 30th October 2014

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Stalking

The day began very early. Everybody got up at 5 o’clock in the morning. In complete darkness we left to different spots on the hunting grounds in Bedfordshire.

Some of the hunters were going to hunt from the high seat, some were going to stalk – no problem for the equipment, which is made for low light conditions as well.
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Second stop, 29th October 2014

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We started this day at the legendary shooting ranges at Bisley – the very cradle of competition shooting, dating back more than 140 years. The challenge today was shooting at the traditional 1,100 yard range (App. 1000 meters) with the new standard of hunting scopes – the impressive ZEISS VICTORY V8 2.5-20×56 scope…

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First stop, 28th October 2014

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Did you hear about the toughest product test ever?
To underline the versatility of our products, ZEISS together with Sauer, Hornady and Diana Hunting Tours as well as 10 international journalists decided to put the equipment through its paces. What that means? The testing team visits different hunting locations in UK, where very various hunting situations will be experienced and we will prove: Everything is possible with just one set of equipment.

This international team is pretesting the upcoming VICTORY SF binoculars and using ZEISS VICTORY V8 riflescope in 1,8-14x50 or 2,8-20x56. What happens on this exciting trip and if we will keep the promise we make: Find it our here, on the ZEISS hunting blog!
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