Welcome to my website, my name is Tobias Richter and I’ve been working as a full-time landscape photographer since 2012. I’m from Saxony in Germany where I still live today.
I concentrate my work on European mountain landscapes in fascinating interaction with light and weather. Despite the use of modern, digital camera technology, it is important to me to create a natural image of the landscapes and to limit myself in post processing. In addition to the artistic aspect I see documentation in photography as a substantial part. For this reason it’s necessary for me to often revisit a photo spot until the conditions on site correspond to my image concept. Therefore I spend many nights in the mountains or start my tours well before dawn. That’s why in addition to the artistic aspect, I see photography to a large extent as documentary.
In search of impressive landscapes, primarily in areas largely untouched by humans, I travel outside of Germany across Europe for about 4 months a year. During the remaining year I concentrate myself to Germany’s natural beauties. Totally I spend about 200 days a year behind the tripod and camera.
The Elbe Sandstone Mountains, with its impressive rock formations, often submerged with rising fog above the Elbe River, fascinated me since my childhood. Over the years, a deep connection to this magnificent landscape in eastern Germany has developed and I create a large-scale wall calendar of this national park every year.
My pictures have already been published in a large number of large wall calendars of all major German calendar publishers as well as in numerous magazines or books. Selected clients and examples below.
Ackermann – Alpha Edition – Dumont – Edition-Panorama – GEO – Harenberg – Heye – Korsch – Kunth – Palazzi – Stürtz – teNeues. In addition to the single image use in the publisher calendars, there are several author calendars and my “Saxon Switzerland and Bohemian Switzerland” calendar which I publish annually.
Focus – GEO Saison – National Geographic Deutschland – Lonely Planet – Süddeutsche Zeitung – Kunth – Bruckmann – Dumont – Randomhouse – Digital Camera World – Bauer Media Group – Freytag & Berndt – National Geographic Viajes – National Geographic Traveler Russland – ADAC – Natur und Heilen – Reader’s Digest – Runner’s World – Schweizer Illustrierte – SRF – Sheyinluyou
Lupine Lighting Systems – Ford – ÖBB – Walter Medien – Polarmond – Tourism Saxon Switzerland
All of my images can be purchased for commercial RM usage. If you would like to use one of my pictures for your work, message me or get the picture material directly from one of my image agencies. In addition to the photographs published on this website, I still have a large number of stock images in my growing archive. Of course I also can produce your individual images.