Michael Breitung Photography


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

In this article I share my experience of photographing the beautiful Fanal forest on Madeira. This place is famous for fog, and I was hoping to take some atmospheric landscape photos in such conditions. Read on to find out, if I was successful. After spending 10 wonderful days at the Portuguese coast near Lisbon, it[…]

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[…]

Photographing Portugal – Magoito Beach

20. November 2021 | Landscape Photography, Travel

In the first article about Photographing Portugal, I showed you the beautiful town of Azenhas do Mar. Today I take you a few kilometers north to Praia do Magoito. Photographing Magoito Beach was another goal I had set for myself and after doing the scouting I knew exactly, which conditions I would need. Unfortunately, during[…]

Photographing Portugal – Azenhas do Mar

14. November 2021 | Landscape Photography, Travel

If you read my last article you might already know that for the next year I'm going to live the nomadic lifestyle, travel around the world – as much as COVID allows – and practice landscape photography full-time. To start things off, we decided to fly to Portugal and make it our homebase for the[…]

How to become a full-time Landscape Photographer?

8. November 2021 | Landscape Photography

This is a question I get asked quite often and it's also a question I cannot fully answer, because until just recently, I hadn't gone full time with my landscape photography. This changed on November 1st, as I quit my job to give landscape photography a more serious effort. So the question I want to[…]

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