Can there be anything more Dutch than a spring field with tulips? Tulips from Amsterdam? No, not yet! They were growing in the Noordoostpolder near Urk where I took this shot – just after having bought my new Nikon D80 two hours earlier at Urk.

Near Urk/The Netherlands, 10th April 2007, 5.14 pm
Nikon D80, Nikkor 18-200 mm at 82 mm
F 5.3, 1/160, ISO 200

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  • berndt2
    berndt2about 7 years ago

    Gorgeous photo – it’s just as beautiful as you’d imagine these fields to be!

  • wellman
    wellmanabout 7 years ago

    what a great image to break your camera in with – love the softness of the horizon

  • HeidiD
    HeidiDabout 7 years ago

    Absolutely stunning!

  • Kelly McGill
    Kelly McGillabout 7 years ago

    Whoa! That’s fantastic.. thanks for sharing!

  • Curtiss Simpson
    Curtiss Simpsonabout 7 years ago

    Outstanding nice depth and color !

  • MrJoop
    MrJoopabout 7 years ago

    Go to know your camera pretty quickly! Great subject (of course) but so well presented!

  • Els Steutel
    Els Steutelabout 7 years ago

    so typical dutch…lol..but beautiful!!

  • minniemanx
    minniemanxabout 7 years ago

    I love the lines leading off into the distance.
    Great shot.

  • Gregory Ewanowich
    Gregory Ewanowichabout 7 years ago
    Incredible fields of color! Awesome capture.
  • RichardV
    RichardVabout 7 years ago

    Beautiful capture. Love the colours.

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