Michael Breitung Photography


Photographing the Algarve

6. January 2022 | Landscape Photography, Travel

After exploring the busy streets of Lisbon for three days it was nice to spend another few days at the coast. This time we drove down to the Algarve, which takes between three to four hours from Lisbon depending on traffic. I had been photographing the dramatic coastline of the Algarve back in 2015 and[…]

Photographing Lisbon

27. December 2021 | Cityscape Photography, Travel

The next stop on our travels through Portugal and Madeira was back on the mainland. From Madeira we flew to Lisbon and there we spent three days exploring the picturesque Alfama district. I had attempted to photograph Lisbon twice in the past already, but I had never stayed in its center. During previous visits I[…]

Photographing Pico Arieiro on Madeira

24. December 2021 | Landscape Photography, Travel

After a pretty successful few days of photography at the coast it was time to tackle the final goal of our Madeira journey – photographing Pico Arieiro. Being the third highest peak on the island it offers spectacular views of the surrounding mountains and I couldn't wait to experience those myself. The only problem was[…]

Photographing Ponta de São Lourenço on Madeira

15. December 2021 | Landscape Photography, Travel

Ponta de São Lourenço is a little peninsula in the far East of the island of Madeira just next to the town of Caniçal. In this article I show you the best vantage points, from which to photograph it. Those views are some of the most spectacular on the whole island and I hope the[…]

Photographing the Fanal Forest on Madeira

7. December 2021 | Landscape Photography, Travel

After spending 10 wonderful days at the Portuguese coast near Lisbon, it was time to leave for the next part of our travels. The island of Madeira is just a 90 minute flight away from Lisbon and we were to spend two weeks there. For some people two weeks might sound a bit too much,[…]

Photographing Portugal – Fairy Forest of Sintra

28. November 2021 | Landscape Photography, Travel

In the last two articles I showed you parts of the spectacular coastline near Lisbon. Today it's time for a different scenery. Close to the coast, in the mountains of Sintra, grows a magical forest, which in parts is covered completely by ivy. Exploring this fairy forest is something you should not miss, if you[…]

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