This is how the Hintersee lake looks like after the sun starts peeking from behind the mountains surrounding the lake. (Click to see larger) Photo details: Nikon D800; 28-300mm f3.5-5.6; 1/25 sec at f/13; ISO 100. More photos at http://andrzejolchawa.com

Christlieger, the only island in the Königssee. (Click to see larger) Photo details: Nikon D800; 28-300mm f3.5-5.6; 171 sec at f/8; ISO 100. More photos at http://andrzejolchawa.com

This picture was taken in Switzerland. I found this spot at Göscheneralpsee lake, in the area of Göschenen. (Click to see larger) Photo details: Nikon D800; 18-35mm f3.5-4.5; 1.6 sec at f/16; ISO 100. More photos at http://andrzejolchawa.com

This Milky Way shot was taken from at Furka Pass, close to Rhône Glacier in Switzerland. (Click to see larger) Photo details: Nikon D800; 18-35mm f3.5-4.5; 20s sec at f/3.5; ISO 6400. More photos at http://andrzejolchawa.com

This one was taken in Switzerland. I found this spot at Göscheneralpsee lake, in the area of Göschenen. (Click to see larger) Photo details: Nikon D800; 28-300mm f3.5-5.6; 1s sec at f/18; ISO 100. More photos at http://andrzejolchawa.com

This is the Hohenschwangau Castle located in Bavaria, Germany. The picture was taken from a hill on the other side of the town. (Click to see larger) Photo details: Nikon D800; 28-300mm f3.5-5.6; 1/100 sec at f/8; ISO 100. More photos at http://andrzejolchawa.com

The whole area of Eibsee is just amazing. Not only the lake itself but also the woods that surround it. (Click to see larger) Photo details: Nikon D800; 18-35mm f3.5-4.5; 13 sec at f/18; ISO 100. More photos at http://andrzejolchawa.com

This photo was taken at Eibsee. I noticed this small creek during my walk around the lake. (Click to see larger) Photo details: Nikon D800; 18-35mm f3.5-4.5; 1/8 sec at f/22; ISO 100. More photos at http://andrzejolchawa.com

Here’s Natalia, enjoying an amazing view of Dolomites. (Click to see larger) Photo details: Nikon D800; 18-35mm f3.5-4.5; 1/250 sec at f/8; ISO 100. More photos at http://andrzejolchawa.com

Took this photo while I was hiking in the Schönau am Königssee. I found this small pond above the Königssee lake and I couldn’t resist the view and stop there to take a few shots. There also were other hikers, so hey, I hope they don’t mind this shot 😉 (Click to see larger) Photo details: Nikon D800; 28-300mm f3.5-5.6; 1/500 sec at f/8; ISO 100. More photos at http://andrzejolchawa.com