In the Shadow of a Tree - Aekingerzand by Jo Nijenhuis
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Canon EOS 350D, 55mm, 1/400sec, F/5.6, ISO-200
Location: Aekingerzand, Appelscha, Netherlands, Europe
Date: October 6/2010

In the Shadow of a Tree
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The Aekingerzand, or Kale Duinen, is a very special area of natural beauty. Weather and wind can do what they like, here. The area has been restored in the last few years by the Dutch Forestry Commission.Trees and scrubs prevented the sand from shifting.This caused a characteristic landscape with several special animals, like the sand lizard and the comma butterfly, to slowly disappear.Now that many trees have been cut, the sand can shift again.The Aekingerzand lies in a beautifully varied area.The Grenspoel, a fen at the edge of the shifting sands area Aekingerzand, is a little gem. Nearby is the brook valley of the Vledder Aa. Here, nature is also developing. Cultivation ditches have been filled in, contaminated soil has been taken away and the water finds its own route, once again. Slowly, plants and animals for whom brook valleys are their natural habitat, return.


Hey, my name is Jo and you are
Welcome at my Gallery
My Artist Name Jokus means, that my Art is signed with a Kiss (kus) from Me (Jo)
I live & work in The Netherlands and my passion is to go for long photo shoots in nature, the beauty on Mother Earth is so very wonderful and its a great pleasure to share it with you all.
Wish you a Happy Day and Take Care,
A Kiss from Jo (Jokus ;-)

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Comments

  • Edyta Magdalena Pelc
    Edyta Magdalen...about 4 years ago

    Wonderful image my friend!

  • Thank you so much Edyta for the great comment and Fav … so glad you enjoy my work!
    Warm Greetings, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Deborah Downes
    Deborah Downesabout 4 years ago

    Such beautiful lighting and tones.

  • Thank you so much Deborah for the beautiful comment!
    Warm Greetings, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • anne reeskamp
    anne reeskampabout 4 years ago

    Prachtige opname, Jokus !

  • Dankjewel Anne voor je mooie berichtje!
    Groetjes, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • calvinincalif
    calvinincalifabout 4 years ago

    Please share/post this image with the Group One Tree at a Time

  • Thank you so much Calvin for the invitation for your group! Glad you enjoy my work and yes I come to the group;)
    Warm Greetings, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Johan  Nijenhuis
    Johan Nijenhuisabout 4 years ago

  • Thanks Johan for the welcome!
    Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • JHRphotoART
    JHRphotoARTabout 4 years ago

    Lovely capture Jokus

  • Thanks JHR for the lovely comment.
    Warm Greetings, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • calvinincalif
    calvinincalifabout 4 years ago

    Congratulations!! Your image is the 800th photograph added to the portfolio of the Group One Tree at a Time

  • Oh wow Calvin thats great, thank you so much for this honor!!!
    Good luck with your group, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • ienemien
    ienemienabout 4 years ago

    WOW!!! Gefeliciteerd Joke, als je op de homepage op nr 800 klikt zie je… jaaaa voila jou mooie boom !! Leuk ook hoe je Aekingerzand in de picture zet!! kusjes ienemientje

  • Dankjewel lieve Ienemientje, ja dit is leuk en meteen een goede reclame voor de photoshoot!
    Kusje je Zusje ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • JUSTART
    JUSTARTabout 4 years ago

    beautiful shot

  • Thanks Justart for the kind comment.
    Warm Greetings, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • foppe47
    foppe47about 4 years ago

    Heel erg mooi Joke mooie van kleur ook
    Groetjes Foppe

  • Dankjewel Foppe voor je mooie berichtje;)
    Groetjes, Joke ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

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