Minimal and abstract photography

by Folker Michaelsen


"Landscape Photographer of the year"

Minimalist Photography Awards 2023:

1st place, category landscape 

Please see here for the winning images



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These extended galleries are presenting a catalogue of "raw" material: just images without texts, partially even in random order.

Scotland and Orkney islands - September 2023. There are several galleries on my website showing more classical images from Scotland. This gallery focuses on (mainly) painterly shots from the north-east of Scottish mainland and the Orkney islands. I was aiming to capture atmosphere and mood of the amazing Scottish beauty.

Norderney (Germany)  - August 2023 & August 2021 

Morocco - May 2023

Lapland / Finland - February 2023 (and a few images from previous years). 

Iceland - several galaries from many trips. The newest images are from a midnight tour 2022. Current main gallery of Iceland is here, and some additional images can be found here.

Lofoten Islands, Norway - several years

Aegean Sea - May 2022

Dascht-e Lut (Iran) - April 2022

Brittany (France) - September 2021

Tuscany / Crete Senesi - October 2020

Sylt (Germany) - August 2020

Lake Baikal, Siberia - March 2020

Greenland - February 2020

Shetland Islands (Scotland) - two trips in 2019

Negev desert, Israel - November 2018

Tuscany (Val d'Orsa) - April 2018

Outer Hebrides, Lewis and Harris, Scotland - March 2018

Rub al Khali ("empty quarter"), Oman - February 2018

Manhattan (NYC) - December 2017 

Dolomites, Italy - October 2017

Munich - several years

Scotland -  taken in 2015, 2016 and 2017.

Faroe Islands - June 2017

Connemara, Ireland - April 2017

Laos - January 2017

London - several years

Bavaria - from several years