Sunrise at Hintersee (Click to see larger) Photo details: Nikon D800; 18-35mm f3.5-4.5; 1.3 sec at f/16; ISO 100. More photos at http://andrzejolchawa.com

What’s better than staying in the mountains? Staying in the mountains with a great company and bottle of wine (although you should never drink in the mountains) ūüôā This one was taken at Totensee lake in Switzerland. (Click to see larger) Photo details: Nikon D800; 18-35mm f3.5-4.5; 1/160 sec at f/16; ISO 100. More photos at http://andrzejolchawa.com

I was on my way to shoot the Hintersee lake at sunrise when I took this picture. You don’t drive pass such a scenery without pulling over, setting up a tripod and taking a few shots ūüôā (Click to see larger) Photo details: Nikon D800; 28-300mm f3.5-5.6; 4 sec at f/8; ISO 100. More photos at http://andrzejolchawa.com

This lake is located in Bavaria, Germany. (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

This picture was taken at Königssee after sunset. (Click to see larger) Photo details: Nikon D800; 28-300mm f3.5-5.6; 30 sec at f/8; ISO 100. More photos at http://andrzejolchawa.com

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

Took this photo while I was hiking in the Sch√∂nau am K√∂nigssee. I found this small pond above the K√∂nigssee 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 ūüėČ (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

Took this photo while I was hiking in the Sch√∂nau am K√∂nigssee. I found this small pond above the K√∂nigssee lake and I couldn’t resist the view and stop there to take a few shots. Luckily I had a tripod and an intervalometer so I could easily compose an HDR sequence with me in the shot ūüôā (Click to see larger) Photo details: Nikon D800; 18-35mm f3.5-4.5; 1/50 sec at f/18; ISO 100. More photos at http://andrzejolchawa.com

While visiting my family in Poland last Christmas I decided to organize a small photoshoot with my sister. I knew I’m gonna get one picture from it only. In fact, I already had an idea in my mind of how it will look like. Since it was a Christmas time, I knew I’m going to use some Christmas lights in the background creating nice bokeh and maybe even adding a fake one in post to accentuate the mood. I also had this thought of a girl looking through…