Dutch Roots by Brendan Schoon

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Equipment used:
Nikon D90
Nikkor 18-200mm f3.5-5.6G ED VR II
Hoya 72mm HD-UV Filter
Hoya 72mm HD Polarization Filter

Location:
Obdam, Noord-Holland, The Netherlands

Map:
Road Map , Terrain , Earth

Copyright:
© Brendan Schoon, All rights reserved!

Background Information:
The Berkermeermolen is a drainage mill built in 1608, which in 1803 was moved from its original location to the current location in Hensbroek/ Obdam. In 1877, an auxiliary pumping station was added, which was electrified in 1925. The mill was then stripped of his rods. The mill was unemployed until 1941. In that year the Berkermeermolen grind again, and since then the mill ran regularly. The hood of the mill is equipped with wooden rollers. The mill is, as most of the North-Holland polder mills, a binnenkruier. The Berkermeermolen features a Flemish trapping.
The Berkermeermolen is owned by the Hoogheemraadschap Hollands Noorderkwartier and cannot be visited.



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culture, dutch, flowers, landscape, netherlands, panorama, rural, spring, tulips, windmill

I’m mainly a landscape photographer and take my camera with me on every trip. Though I’m still a learner/amateur-photographer I won several challenges and sold many works at several sites to different people all over the world.

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Comments

  • Gerry  Temple
    Gerry Templeover 4 years ago

    Beautiful totally Dutch image. Great work

  • Karen  Betts
    Karen Bettsover 4 years ago

    Oh wondeful fields of Tulips and the colour is so striking against the clouded sky. lovely shot

  • Rob Schoon
    Rob Schoonover 4 years ago

    A masterpiece, well done!

  • Anna Shaw
    Anna Shawover 4 years ago

    So typically Dutch. You do your country proud Brenda. This is beautiful.
    xx

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 4 years ago

    Outstanding work Brendan, just love that sky, and those tulips, and the mill are what your country is famous for….inst fave BTW

  • vadim19
    vadim19over 4 years ago

    Beautiful and so Dutch! Wonderful capture, Brendan!

  • Béla Török
    Béla Törökover 4 years ago

    Awesome composition, Brendan!

  • Wayne Holman
    Wayne Holmanover 4 years ago

    Stunning work mate, a fave for sure = )

  • Polly x
    Polly xover 4 years ago

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyerover 4 years ago

    An excellent image of your country.

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