I’m a travel photography professional from the Netherlands. I used to get bored when I came home. Usually going to spectacular cities or beautiful nature, I couldn’t really appreciate the simple things in my own country.

The Netherlands is pretty basic. We do not have high mountains, nor do we have high skyscrapers. Our land is totally flat, our buildings are not high, and locals might think Dutch landscapes are quite boring to capture compared to the scenery in other amazing countries. But there’s a lot of places to see in the Netherlands. Like any other country, we also have things that are unique. Think of windmills and our endless flower fields. I found ways to appreciate photography in my own country and tried to capture it in beautiful photos. This is the photo series I captured over a period of around one year.

I often get jealous messages on my Facebook about people that say they want to live in my country to make these beautiful travel photos. When I ask where are they from, it’s usually from countries like India or Myanmar. I am literally stunned. These places have so much incredible nature and tourist attractions waiting to be captured. Especially as locals, these people have endless possibilities! That’s what I am trying to show here. Do not get discouraged and think your own country is ‘boring.’ It’s not! Every country has unique places. Try to find your local beauty, go out, explore!

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maryann
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4 years ago

I have traveled around quite a bit.. one of the most beautiful things I ever saw a field of tulips.. the rows of incredibly stunning colors of tulips. I wish I could live therd

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DavidMarkovič
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4 years ago

Kinderdijk

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JohnNathanNeilDion
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4 years ago

Glow in the dark street markings are being experimented in some parts of Europe. Very cool

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DanielleGoedhart
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4 years ago

Posbank?

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CassidyHoward
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4 years ago

Is this real?! Surely it's not real! What, it is...? Well... humans do the strangest thing and they become beautiful when people stop to appreciate them

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HeidiFancher
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4 years ago

So much history to this picture! Just beautiful!

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TinekeMarburg
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4 years ago

Kan you even imagine such sigt? Thats something els than the 10 tulips in a bunch fot 12 $ at the supermarket! Oh, I am going to put my whole little house full in a few days! The smell and colors will intoxicate me, and Ill be SO happy!

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CassidyHoward
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4 years ago

Omg... you can see the other 8 realms from here! (Anyone who know about Thor/ Norse mythology?)

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JillClements
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4 years ago

Bos bij 3 landen punt, Vaals

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KarlijnSol
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4 years ago

This is indeed the Posbank, know the big tree in the middle haha :P

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RosemarieSmit
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4 years ago

The Zaanse Schans, you can see the (absurd expensive) cheese shop....

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AliKNejad
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4 years ago

Its rietdephaven Groningen

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DavidMarkovič
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4 years ago

week ago I intentionally took very similar picture :) https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10206136115661923&set=a.1037326453452.2007541.1234210760&type=3&theater

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YashodaJordan
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4 years ago

This is in Amsterdam. When i was at the Univerity of A'dam i had a seasonal job as a guide for Americans And this is how Amsterdam City looks like at night

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KevinVargasIzarra
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4 years ago

love this!

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LouWow
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4 years ago

There were once many more cows...until these lightning storms.

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IreneRol
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4 years ago

Vathorst?

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MichielLamers
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4 years ago

Place called Marken. I believe these structures are there to break the ice when it is pushed towards the land to protect the houses near the lake.

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HeidiFancher
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4 years ago

Seeing these amazing shots makes me appreciate the planet we live in.

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SebastianBota
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4 years ago

My beloved Amstel river :) Pass by here weekly for years, yet I cannot get enough of it and I believe I never will.

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Chantalvddool
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4 years ago

Blijft een geweldige foto!!

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AlexTeusch
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4 years ago

Amersfoort!

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NinaBossina
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4 years ago

Terschelling?

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MagicForest>Lindsey
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4 years ago

wow! Never thought the "noordzee" could be so beautiful!

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Bluebell Rizzi
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1 year ago

A portal to another world...

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JoannaTur
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4 years ago

well done shot!

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JoannaTur
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4 years ago

storm-worm ;)

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MommyofB
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3 years ago

Stunning!

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Carmel Murray
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4 years ago

Just gorgeous

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WayneBeesley
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4 years ago

Wow

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AlexTeusch
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4 years ago

Weer Amersfoort. Goed gedaan! :)

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Maaike
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4 years ago

Basicly always raining :/ but very beautiful pictures!

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CarlodeWit
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4 years ago

Beautiful photos. Ik hou van Holland!

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LouWow
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4 years ago

That ship looks huge!

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