Tag Archives: The Netherlands

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Snowy Hare

Last Sunday we had, for the first time in years, some snow. And not only that, it was accompanied by strong winds, making it pretty rough outside (for The Netherlands, that is). Venturing out with […]

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Game of Thornes

A while ago we were taking a Sunday stroll in the neighbouring forest, when we saw something moving underneath the autumn leaves. A Hedgehog ! We watched it for a while and moved on. After […]

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Friendly Fog

Better than ‘friendly fire’: fog ! A while ago, I drove out very early to the shoreline, hoping to find a nice and foggy landscape. The forecasts were promising, but I have learned by now […]

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Fair Foxes

If you want to shoot Foxes (with the camera that is), there are some well-known spots to visit. Since these Foxes are fed by photographers (or others that frequent the area), they are used to […]

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The Highland White

Despite the lack of highlands, our country boasts many Highland Cows. Maybe it’s just a matter of overcompensation? Anyway. Among a group of these furry cows, I noticed a young one, in a different dress. […]

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Interesting Skies

Usually bird-against-the-sky photos don’t render interesting images. That is, unless the sky is actively part of the image of course. For instance due to intens colours, patters or clouds. In those cases I am quite […]

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Forest in B&W

Fall is of course best known for its wonderful colours. This year I decided to see what B&W shots would do with an ‘Autumn’ forest. To make things easy, I picked the forest adjacent to […]

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Fun Fox

“The best bird of the day was a mammal”. Often heard among birders. Last Wednesday proved this proverb to be true once again. My visit to the harbour and the beach had resulted in not […]

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Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow…

Winter in The Netherlands hardly ever brings some snow. Last Sunday and Monday we had some, however. Lack of time and obligations prevented me from going out as much as I would have liked, but […]

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“Hey, wait, isn’t that a…?”

Some birds are masters in blending in with their environment. When you are not actively looking for them you probably won’t even notice that they’re there. Unless they move or call, that is. In this […]

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Calliope calliope!

Last Friday a long-expected and wished for species finally turned up in The Netherlands: a male Siberian Rubythroat !! One of the most beautiful species from the field guide. In short: as things goes nowadays, the […]

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Colored Skies

Over the last weeks, we have had quite some days that ended with interesting skies. Of course, a good place for framing those is at the beach, as you can tell from the title photo. […]

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