Bluebell

Early morning fog in the Hallerbos

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Each year, the grounds in the Hallerbos near Brussels turn blue in spring as thousands of Bluebells are blossoming beneath the Beech trees. We were lucky enough to visit the forest one early morning when a light fog was hanging in between the Beech trees. The result was a mystical atmosphere, almost fairy tale like.

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I’ve also made a short video about the Hallerbos Bluebells:



Bluebell Forest

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Last week I visited the small nature reserve “Wildrijk” in North-Holland to photograph the Wild Hyacinth or Bluebell flowers. Although I do not do a lot of macro photography it is great fun to flat lay on the ground and search for compositions. For these images I used a 60mm macro lens and a 70-200 telelens with an extension tube to be able to come closer to the flowers.


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