Michael Breitung Photography

Articles and Tutorials about Travel and Landscape Photography

Berchtesgaden – Beyond the Iconic Shot

July 5th, 2018 | Behind the Shot, Landscape Photography

A few weeks ago I visited Berchtesgaden. Since this is quite a large area with a lot to explore and photograph, I focussed my photographic efforts on the Hintersee and the surrounding valleys. The Hintersee is one of the most famous photography spots in Germany. There’s one viewpoint, which is visited year by year by[…]

Time Blending Tutorial

June 21st, 2018 | Behind the Shot, Post Processing

A few weeks ago, on the way back from my yearly Waterfall Workshop I made the usual stop in Heidelberg to photograph sunset. Since I had photographed this scene a couple of times already, I wanted to try something different. Time Blending Some of you might be familiar with the term Time Blending. It’s a[…]

Location, Location, Location

June 7th, 2018 | Landscape Photography, Travel Photography

I often get asked about where my photos were taken. And I’m usually quite open with photo locations because I also got plenty of help from other photographers over the years. But in the future I will just reference this article as answer to those questions. Because with all the tools available today it’s really[…]

Which GND Filters to buy and how to use them

June 1st, 2018 | Equipment, Landscape Photography

When I bought my first Graduated Neutral Density Filters more than seven years ago I had no idea which filters to buy. There are 1-stop (0.3), 2-stop (0.6), 3-stop (0.9) and even 4-stop (1.2) filters. And those are available as hard, soft, medium and reverse versions. Such filters are expensive and, if I had believed[…]

Photographing the Seychelles – Secret Beach

May 19th, 2018 | Behind the Shot, Landscape Photography

The last article was less about photography and focussed more on the exploration and scouting part of travelling. Sometimes it’s nice to head out without the intention to take a photo. But I saw so many beautiful places that day. So the next morning I went out again to do some landscape photography. Two hours[…]

Exploring the South of Mahe

May 13th, 2018 | Travel

When you’re staying in such a beautiful place as the Seychelles, it’s important to not focus on photography alone. From time to time head out without the intention of capturing a photo and just enjoy the landscape. This is what I did on our third day on Mahe. I went on a jungle hike through[…]

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