Cranes migrating South

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Fall is the moment for Cranes (Grus Grus) to fly South from their breeding grounds in Scandinavia, Central Europe and the Baltic towards their wintering areas in France, Spain and North Africa. They stop and rest in locations like the moors around Diepholz in Germany. A perfect opportunity to observe these gracious birds.

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Fall in the Speulder and Sprielder forest

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Autumn colours during a misty morning in the Speulder- en Sprielder forest in the Veluwe nature reserve in The Netherlands. First rays of sunlight are shining through the foliage giving the forest a mystical atmosphere.

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Hulshorsterzand

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One of my favourite local areas for landscape photography is the Hulshorsterzand and Leuvenum forest in the Veluwe nature reserve. The diversity of the landscape makes sure you'll always see new interesting spots to shoot during the different seasons.

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Belle Bretagne

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Brittany, the coastal region in the North West of France proved to be a surprising diverse location for landscape photography this summer. Rugged coastline clips, sand beaches and pink granite rocks as far as they eye can see.

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Fritillary in early morning dew

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Snake's head fritillary, one of the early signs of spring. A rare sight in the wild so to have a meadow filled with these delicate flowers is a real joy every year.

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Northern Lights in Norway

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Northern lights over the Lofoten and Vesterålen islands in Norther Norway. Although I experienced this phenomenon a couple of times now it is still amazing to see the Northern Lights dance in the night sky above. Especially when you have an interesting landscape in front of you to complete the picture.

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Lofoten landscapes

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Landscapes around the town of Svolvaer in the Lofoten archipelago during winter. I never get tired of these impressive mountains rising up from the sea. Especially combined with the soft winter light.

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White-tailed eagle

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Sea Eagles or White Tailed Eagles hunting in a Fjord near the Vesterålen islands in Northern Norway. Such impressive birds, especially when they're hunting for fish.

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Vesteralen in Northern Norway

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A little less known than the Lofoten archipelago, but equally beautiful is Vesterålen, a group of islands in Northern Norway. Empty beaches in a rugged landscape are a photographer's dream.

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Some proper winter images

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Although it was raining when I arrived at the heathland of the Renderklippen in the Veluwe it proved to be worth the short walk in the rain to get to some nice spots just before sunset.

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