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Hortus Botanica Leiden
Netherlands, Bothanical garden Leiden

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Pink water lily buds, almost opened to full bloom, but just not yet…

Hortus botanicus Leiden
A green treasure hidden in the historical centre of Leiden. Founded in 1590, this is the oldest botanical garden in the Netherlands, and one of the oldest in the world. ( Hortus Leiden – homepage / Wikipedia )

Photograph made with Pentax K10D camera
and Pentax-M zoom1:2.8-4 40-80mm lens
f-unknown 1/90sec 70mm ISO 200
TAGS: plants, buds, flowers, leaves, nature, pink, two, water lilies, waterlilies, Netherlands, Hortus Botanicus Leiden

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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 4 years ago

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 4 years ago

  • Thank you, Ray! :)

    – steppeland

    JUSTARTover 4 years ago

    great shot

  • Big thanks, my friend!

    – steppeland

  • Joy Watson
    Joy Watsonover 4 years ago


  • Thank you, Joy!

    – steppeland

  • pat gamwell
    pat gamwellover 4 years ago



  • Superfabulastic! :) – thank you Pat!

    – steppeland

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtover 4 years ago

    Wonderful capture!! Congrats on your feature!

  • Aww! Thanks a lot! ^^

    – steppeland

  • Susan Brown
    Susan Brownover 4 years ago

    Great capture!

  • Thank you so much, Susan!

    – steppeland

  • fezoj64
    fezoj64over 4 years ago

    Beautiful shot water flowers.Well done . ..Jozef

  • Thank you so much, Jozef!

    – steppeland

  • Karen K Smith
    Karen K Smithover 4 years ago

    Fabulous image..excellent!

  • Thank you so much!

    – steppeland

  • kappisan
    kappisanover 4 years ago

    Another fav to me!:D

  • aww, thanks a lot!

    – steppeland

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