Colorful houses at Herengracht, Leiden, Holland

Nikon D5000

Although the song is about Amsterdam, it fits this Leiden scene very well:
Er staat een huis aan de gracht in oud Amsterdam
Waar ik als jochie van acht bij grootmoeder kwam
Nu zit een vreemde meneer in ’t kamertje voor
En ook die heerlijke zolder werd tot kantoor

(It’s about the lovely old houses on the canals all sadly being turned into office space)


holland, building leiden, gracht, canal

Photography is an ongoing adventure for me that (re)started in 2009. I am interested in many kinds of subjects, from landscapes to animals to abstracts. But who knows what I’ll be shooting tomorrow…

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  • illPlanet
    illPlanetover 3 years ago

    Cool shot! I like flat 2d cityscape pictures they really stick of to me

  • Haha, they don’t come any flatter than this I guess!

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  • MarjorieB
    MarjorieBover 3 years ago

    Wow! Great capture. Love the decorative rooflines, and the bright colors. Instant fave.

  • Thanks Marjorie! I was lucky to find this spot on the first sunny day in weeks!

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  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sediciover 3 years ago

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  • Thank you so much for the feature Mary!

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  • Damienne Bingham
    Damienne Binghamover 3 years ago

    What fascinating and bizarre architecture. Great find! Congrats on the feature!

  • Thanks Damienne! Bizarre indeed. I stumbled upon it and was as surprised as you are to see this!

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  • Rene Hales
    Rene Halesalmost 3 years ago

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