View on the River Vecht  by steppeland

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Weesp, the Netherlands

WEESP ( Wikipedia )

This small fortified town south of Amsterdam, with it’s historical city-center, it’s canals, windmills and fortifications, is a beautiful place.
The many flower decorations make a lovely, picturesque place…
No wonder that I came home with loads of photographs! :D

This pic: View on the river Vecht – with flower-decorated street-lantern – in the background the bridge of the A1 highway. (Thanks to Hans Bax for the additional information)

Technical details
Photograph made with Pentax K10D camera and
smc Pentax-DA 18-55 lens
Exposure 1/125 sec, f. 6,7 mm
focal length 45 mm , ISO 200
Date: June 4, 2008

Comments and feed-back always welcome. Thanks for looking :)

Steppeland (pseudonym) is a Flemish photographer, living in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Her main area’s of interest are Nature Photography, Street photography and Photojournalism. Recently she also explores different digital art techniques, mainly based on her own photographs.
More of her work can be seen at DeviantArt and 500px

Comments and feed-back always welcome! Thanks for looking!

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  • steppeland
    steppelandover 5 years ago

  • Joy Watson
    Joy Watsonover 5 years ago

    Beautiful capture. The light looks beautiful with the flowers.

  • Thank you! Yes, the whole town was decorated with flowers – it was all so pretty!

    – steppeland

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderover 5 years ago

    Very nice lampost

  • Thank you, Kalaryder, for your visit and comment! :)

    – steppeland

  • Hans Bax
    Hans Baxover 5 years ago

    Heel mooi sfeervol plaatje! En dat met de A1 op de achtergrond…. LOL!
    Heb er regelmatig onderdoor gevaren, maar vanuit deze hoek is het wel heel erg fraai!!!
    Goed weekend en groeten,

  • Oops, is dat de A1 op de achtergrond? Dacht dat het een spoorwegbrug was LOL – veel dank, Hans!

    – steppeland

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtalmost 5 years ago

  • Marjolein Katsma
    Marjolein Katsmaalmost 5 years ago

    Very nice shot! I recognized the location immediately since I’ve been hiking near/from/to Weesp several times!

  • Yeah, that’s always nice to recognize a certain place, isn’t it! Thanks for your visit and comment, Marjolein!

    – steppeland

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