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Molen de Adriaan II

Molen de Adriaan II
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Copyright: Lars Zwemmer (Tue) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9757 W: 57 N: 16694] (61732)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-12-22
Categories: Daily Life, Architecture
Camera: Canon Powershot A75
Exposure: f/4, 30 seconds
Map: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Theme(s): Haarlem, my (former) hometown, Adriaan [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2008-01-07 8:29
Viewed: 8632
Points: 210
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Molen de Adriaan II

Another photo from the day when the Netherlands was covered by snow. Although in this picture, taken in the afternoon, almost all the snow already had melted away.
It shows another landmark of Haarlem, Molen de Adriaan (Mill the Adriaan), located near the river het Spaarne and close to the city centre.

Molen de Adriaan was rebuilt in 2002 after a fire that had destroyed the mill in 1932. The original mill was built in 1779. Despite of the fact that the citizens of Haarlem collected money to pay for the rebuilding and also the municipality of Haarlem wanted to give a large sum of money (but the province overruled this), it wasn't possible to rebuild the mill in the 1930s.
But exactly 70 years after the fire, in April 2002, a new mill finally could be put into use.
The mill is mainly a tourist attraction -but is also fully functional as a corn-mill- and is an important part of the skyline of Haarlem. Since 2004 the mill has also been an official location of the municipality of Haarlem for weddings.

A picture that I uploaded almost one year ago shows the mill in the early morning: Molen de Adriaan I
Hope you like this one!

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zeer fraai Lars,
zeer goed weer heb je hier, een reflectie, een goede compositie, die ikzelf als het kon of boven of oneder iets meer ruimte had gegeven en dan bedoel ik dus bij de molen zelf, voor een betere balans. verder een schitterende foto, prima werk hoor. prettige avond
groet Jaap

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  • cessy Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1883 W: 90 N: 2350] (13647)
  • [2008-01-07 8:40]

Hallo Lars
Happy new year
wonderful picture with colorful houses and typical netherland windmill
love the reflection and it looks so peaceful with the swans et al

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  • venne Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 117 W: 49 N: 196] (2759)
  • [2008-01-07 8:42]

A perfect image with reflections, even we can see birds.

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  • delic Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor [C: 1216 W: 65 N: 1883] (6735)
  • [2008-01-07 8:49]

Very nice scenery, Lars. The mill dominates everything with its size and beauty. I like tight compositions and this one is no exception. Maybe a bit too tight on top. Good one! Regards,

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  • Morac Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1990 W: 221 N: 2765] (27725)
  • [2008-01-07 8:51]

Hello Lars
Wonderful picture with colorful houses and typical netherland windmill.
Very nice scenery.

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  • KLB Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1175 W: 946 N: 3826] (23723)
  • [2008-01-07 8:59]

Hello Lars

Very nice composition. The mill is really impressive.
Great light and reflection.
Perhaps the crop is a little tight. A white frame could have given an impression of space, I don't know.
But in any case, it's a great view. Well done.


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  • stego Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4422 W: 612 N: 7301] (24132)
  • [2008-01-07 9:25]

Hi Lars,
Adorably Dutch... A windmill, colourful charming houses, both reflecting on the water mirror, a gorgeous light. Very clever POV, it's indeed a very pleasant image.
Regards, José.

hi Lars
a lot of nice details to see in that typical landscape, swans in bonus, light is powerful here, nice colours
i like your framing, but an idea comed into my mind and i gonna share it in WS

i didn't opened the link before uploading WS, hehe, quite similar

Bonsoir Lars
très bel équilibre dans cette compo et des couleurs superbes. J'aime beaucoup la richesse des reflets. Beau travail.

Hello Lars,
Typical Dutch scenery with many elements the rest of the world associate with Holland!
Fine winter light ren ders good colours, lovely distorted reflections...
I notice the swans, in not too many weeks they hopefully will com my way again!
Pablo -

Hi Lars,
So lovely reflections, perfect light and strong colours, well taken, bravo !

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  • Cricri Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 16204 W: 159 N: 28248] (148600)
  • [2008-01-07 10:50]

Bonsoir Lars,
Une image typique des pays bas, une lumiére trés belle qui donne des reflets comme dans un miroir, et moment de douceur avec le cygne, compliment

Hello Lars,

this is an amazing picture with very good reflections in the water.The colors are very good as the sharpness too.Well done.


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  • dip Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3341 W: 0 N: 2971] (23892)
  • [2008-01-07 11:03]

Hi Lars,
you live in a beautiful town! Wonderful photo with amazing POV and colors,
very nice reflections and very good lighting,
well done!

Hi Lars,
This is really a masterpiece. A good competitor for Jaap !!
Very good pov, perfectly composed. Great reflections.
TFS and best regards

Hallo Lars,

Dit leek me wel een gepast moment om de Adriaan een eigen thema te geven. Met deze foto bewijs je weer eens tot de top van de TE-stadsfotografen te behoren.

groet Rob

nice and typical symbol of the country. I love the reflection.
Well done

Excellent composition with the wind mill reflecting in the water, and the color of the water has a very nice tonality.

All the best,


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  • danyy Gold Star Critiquer [C: 8943 W: 0 N: 0] (0)
  • [2008-01-07 15:29]

Bonjour Lars,
chaque ville des Pays-Bas a l'air d'avoir son moulin comme son église. En voici un tout beau qui se reflète bien dans les eaux calmes.
Une photo paisible et très naturelle.


Hi Lars,
Very nice - I like it alot...stunning colors and great details. The windmill and the reflections are striking. Great capture and thanks for sharing. Gerald

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  • Graal Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9445 W: 262 N: 3084] (103038)
  • [2008-01-08 0:00]

Hi Lars,
an interesting place and view, beautiful reflections and colours. Good composition. I like it.
Gr., Aleksander

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  • Dyerco Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 1748 W: 46 N: 2392] (10185)
  • [2008-01-08 0:25]

A beautiful composition that includes a nice reflection. very nicely done.

Hi Lars,
Joli paysage qui se reflète dans l'eau.


Fantastic view of this windmill, Lars, PoV is very well chosen to show two "layers" of houses and even a swan:) An archetypically Dutch scene taken in good light.

Cheers and happy new year!

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  • paura Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 7889 W: 56 N: 3790] (25342)
  • [2008-01-08 2:19]

Interesting photo from this beautiful landscape. The "Molen de Adriaan" are very nice in this shot and the watter reflections interesting. Well done.



The windmill really dominates; it's so tall! You left plenty of space for your beloved reflections which are a stunning element of the scene. Excellent light and quality

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  • jhm Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 25087 W: 520 N: 42358] (181452)
  • [2008-01-08 3:13]

Dag Lars,

Bij mijn weten zag ik nog weinig Hollandse molens in uw gallery, maar deze heeft u verzorgd uitgekozen, ja zelfs tot in de details van de weerspiegeling is alles perfect, ook het X teken van de wieken.
Samenstelling en kleuren zijn zeer aangenaam en ik kijk met plezier naar deze foto.
Bedankt voor uw bezoek.

Prettige dag verder,

Dag Lars,
Mooie foto van deze molen ... mooi ook die reflecties in het water. En ik vind je note erg interessant.
Groeten! Martijn

Another beautiful shot with beautiful reflections. The colours are nice and rich and the pic is well composed. Nice one Lars
Best wishes

Dag Lars,
I like the fine, low point of view you used, so we look up at the mill as if we were there with you. The light is good with excellent clarity and you have captured very good detail in the colorful houses besides.Bravo.
Kind Regards.

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  • TopGeo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4033 W: 93 N: 8299] (38220)
  • [2008-01-09 0:43]

Hi Lars! A picture still from the point that I like! Amazing composition, combination of colours good, characteristic architecture of region, and a big reflection that stresses the picture with the mill and the mirror.

Lars, c'est une vue bien élaborée avec ce moulin comme sujet principal. J'aime les belles couleurs et le graphisme des reflets. Le ws de Jonathan est bien fait pour donner plus d'importance au moulin.

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  • danos Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 13701 W: 295 N: 27478] (110395)
  • [2008-01-09 3:17]

Hello Lars,
really this shot is impressive with so vivid colours and light.The reflection of the windmill create an attractive scenery.A well managed shot with a great view of the Mill the Adriaan.Informative your note too.


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  • clio Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2211 W: 282 N: 5256] (27961)
  • [2008-01-09 6:51]

Hello Lars,
Very attractive very well composed scenery. The sun illuminates perfectly these ancient constructions and the reflections are magnificent.
I like this mill if "ruler".

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  • Cara Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 289 W: 90 N: 422] (2059)
  • [2008-01-09 11:06]

Hello Lars,
Nice colors and composition, the light is fine and combined with the calm water provides a quiet and peacefull mood. Nice reflection.
Regards, Daniel

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  • Charo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5142 W: 58 N: 12086] (51212)
  • [2008-01-09 12:20]

Hola Lars,
Estupendo encuadre de este precioso lugar. La inclusión de los cisnes aportan dinamismo a tan bella imagen. Los colores y la resolución son excelentes.

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  • Stepan Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4529 W: 89 N: 3989] (27210)
  • [2008-01-09 23:02]

The mill (I shoud say the double mill because of the reflection) makes it really strong here. Another scale, another world, an unexpected contrast. I like that.

Hi Lars,
Very beautiful picture with colorful houses and typical netherland windmill.
I like the reflection and it seems so peaceful with the swans. Very well framed and done

Splendid result here, Lars. Perfect light and wonderful colors, but it's the impact of that "cross" effect on the sky that most attract me, even more than the beautiful reflections. Congratulations.

Hallo Lars,
Trots en fier boven de stad uit, zoals in zoveel steden nog te bewonderen. En alhoewel de ws erg goed is en wellicht nog beter in de compositie mag ik deze ook wel zien. Een wijdser blik met een mooie reflectie met als leuk detail die zwaan.
Groet, Henk

Hello Lars,
Very nice reflections, great colours and sharpness.
This is lovely composition.

Hi Lars, fascinating composition with lovely windmill, splendid reflections and wonderful colors, very well done, ciao Silvio

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  • Didi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 8670 W: 4460 N: 15277] (61503)
  • [2008-01-10 11:10]

Hi Lars
Very original windmill and nice reflection on the river assorted with nice colours.
Well done.

Hello Lars
Very beautiful place and great capture.
Blue sky, colourful buildings, reflection and sunlight are wonderfull in this photo.
Best wishes and Happy New Year from Ankara.

Hej Lars, een heerlijke en zeer sfeervolle stadsplaat is dit! Perfect gecomponeerd met de molen en zijn fraaie reflecties op een van de sweet spots van de compo. Het beeld heeft heleboel aansprekende details en de kleuren zijn super. Mooi werk!
Fijne week!

hi Lars,
Wonderful composition
clearity and quality is perfect
colours,lighting and reflections are excellent

Hi Lars,
This is a fabled impression with picturesque details. I like the beautiful reflection and the splendid composition, colours are very fine. Superb shot, Very well done! Have a nice weekend

Hi Lars,
Very good symmetrical compo ... the reflections certainly created a very appealing scene at the same time added dimension. The ducks is a bonus ... it adds dynamics to the image. Overall image and color quality is also good. Well captured and composed. Well done! tfs

Hi Lars,
Nicely composed to include the lovely reflection of the windmill to the water.I found also beautiful the colorful architecture of the houses.
Very well done!


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  • siolaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4755 W: 618 N: 10303] (38294)
  • [2008-01-11 19:31]

Hi Lars,
Nice clear winter light and colors, fine POV and scene, a special bonus with these gorgeous reflections on the quiet water. We can feel the tranquil mood of that place!

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  • UlfE Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2518 W: 81 N: 3653] (14641)
  • [2008-01-12 6:21]

Hi Lars,

A wonderful and exiting shot with the windmill above the other buildings and reflected in the water. Excellent colours and a really well composed shot.



The windmill is attractive enough, but the presence of the swan is what I really like, good winter light, white painted parts are oe though.

Hello Lars,

I love this photograph of the windmill, reflected so clearly in the water. The image, Molen de Adriaan, make a very nice contrast with this one. The different positions of the sails means that the windmill does indeed function. Both photographs are beautiful, and the different lighting conditions paint entirely different moods. As usual, your note is very informative.

Warm regards,


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  • edal Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1105 W: 96 N: 1988] (6804)
  • [2008-01-15 9:34]

Wow, Lars!
It looks so beautiful with the mill, the swans and the reflections! Vivid colors and good sharpness make it very pleasing.

Hi Lars. The classic Dutch skyline! Excellent photo. Wonderful colours and details with a reflection to double the pleasure! Thanks for sharing.
Cheers, Paul.

I like the quieteness of the scene. very strange because the windmill looks straight while I believe the photo needs to be tilted. excellent scenery typical Dutch view

Hi Lars,
Splendid capture about this amazing place very well composed with clear colors and contrasts. The reflections are wonderful and sharpness. Good POV and framing.

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  • Truja Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor [C: 661 W: 89 N: 1457] (4953)
  • [2008-01-24 14:53]

Bonsoir Lars,
impressive reflections of great quality and where the water seems an elegant mirror that duplicates the formidable composition. It's an exceptional work and great photographic technique! The so alive colors of the architecture of the place give to brightness and life to the photography.

Salut, Jordi

Hi Lars,
Wonderful view, very nice reflections.
Very good colors and POV...
Best regards.

Hello Lars!
Wonderful reflections! Beautiful POV! Great colors and details! Very nice town! Congratulations!
TFS, Best regards, Zorica

Hi Lars, very nice photo with great looking place.
I see this place for the first time and I like it very much!
Nice composition, colors and reflection.

TFS and regards,

merhaba dear lars
wonderful lovely houses and lovely colours.excellent reflections.well done.
best regards.
gürkan akçakır.

Good morning Lars,
you have composed the pic very well with the impressive mill playing the role of main character in the compo along the beautiful reflections on the water. The light was beautiful and enhanced the beautiful mood. Colours and shades, so soft and warm are the beautiful final touch.
I really like this pic!
Thanks for sharing and regards


salut Lars
voilà une superbe image, une belle compo, de superbes refelts..
j'aime beaucoup


Bonsoir Lars
Magnifique photo avec de superbes couleurs,ce moulin est superbe.Excellent reflet sur ce beau bleu de l'eau
je découvre ta galerie avec grand plaisir

Hi Lars,

Wow, your photo has so much variety. Not only is it the towering windmill that gains notice from me, I am also impressed by the more subtle features such as the swimming swans, the background trees and houses and also boats. The weather looks to be very inviting and good for photography - the light is excellent at this time; especially if you want to photograph reflections as you have so successfully. The photo is very realistic, sharpness and colours, position and POV are natural and not over-worked as seen in some posts. The patterning on the water is reminiscent of a fine oil painting. It is a peaceful shot, thanks for this scenic post!


Good morning Lars,
very very good seen composition and you have done it excellent from this POV and ideal framed.
Technical is very very good.
Have a nice Sunday.

Dag Lars,

Ik bemin uw photo veel. Een zeer mooie compositie met deze molen en zijn reflectie in het water. De huizen zijn ook veel mooie. Bravo ook voor de zwannen, een beetje van leven.
Goed avond,


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  • Jeppe Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3938 W: 385 N: 4195] (18654)
  • [2008-03-14 14:59]

Hej Lars
Et fint og stemningsfuldt billede fra et sted der forekommer bekendt - jeg mener at havde været der eller også er det på grund af dine fine billeder - tak for synet


Very nice picture of Dutch city with a mill!

Ans, of course, amazing reflection.

Hello Lars again,
beautiful colours and POV here, the reflections are nice, but in my opinion I think the swan is in the wrong place, even if its the soul of the picture.


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  • avene Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1587 W: 134 N: 2932] (12675)
  • [2008-03-30 19:16]

hello Lars,
you have managed to pack in one photo so many symbols of the Netherlands - the windmill, the water, the swans, the architecture. I like a lot the perfect reflection, although I think I'd crop from the left, the swan swimming out of the frame is a bit distracting. other than that - very nice work, my compliments.

with kind regards,

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  • atus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2152 W: 208 N: 4536] (15856)
  • [2008-04-16 14:52]

Hi Lars,
it is quite like a fairy-tale town. It is very well framed and composed, with fantastic reflections. The light is very well managed and the colours are perfectly saturated. The swans add more beauty to the pic.
Very nice, clarity shot! Tfs and best wishes.

Hi Lars, like always a beautiful image of yours. Very nice reflections and composition. Positioning of the subjects and color enhancement is also very good.

Hi Lars,
a very good one! Nice colors and a wonderful POV, the reflections in the water are just wonderful, what else do you want? Great work!

Best regards

Hi lars I love windmill shots and yours is great very good composition and with the reflection it makes it perfectly
So I have to go to netherlands to get a windmill shot^^
best regards Toba

Hi Lars,
this is an absolutely marvelous picture of De Adriaan. Tell you what : I tried a couple shots from the very same point of view last sunday, but somehow the light didn't completely meet my requirements, therefore I chose to stand on the bridge.
Back to your effort : wonderful colors, wonderful light, and awesome overall definition.
My most sincere compliments!
You have a wonderful evening, I'll be seeing you around.

Hi Lars,

very nice subject, I like a lot the way you played with reflection.

Very well done!


This is a nice photo of this truly Dutch scene. Your composition is great using the reflection to create depth and balance. The lighting and colors are great with excellent sharpness and detail. The off center placement of the windmill was a good choice.

Hi Lars,

Thank you for sharing a nice photo accompanying by an interesting story. A nice symmetry has been achieved with the reflection.


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  • Periko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 732 W: 131 N: 1172] (7823)
  • [2014-08-12 19:08]

Hi Lars
Nice picture, with lovely architecture and reflection giving symmetry.
I like the iconic windmill.


Hello, Lars,
Great! It's just a classic view of Holland,'cause a windmill is one of the symbols of your country. Very nice composition, amazing reflection and marvelous winter colors.
have a great day!

Hello my dear friend
I visited your gallery and I found this
excellent shot what could I say or this?
only greetings the mill ominates everything
with its size and the reflection adds
depth to the photo great inspiration
have a nice evening

Hi Lars
A beautiful shot. Depth and good exposure. The composition is well done. Thanks for sharing

Great point of view taken this marvelous windmill and houses, Lars.
The reflection is a nice bonus to the whole, but even without the mirror on water - the neighbourhood looks a small heaven to photographers.
Bright day pic., with many elements, the boat, flgs and the swans - all well looks in harmony on photo.
Good evening,

Salam dear friend Lars,

Another of your best works in your photo Album,taken many years ago 2007,

i read and know before in books and school that Holland(Netherlands) in the land of Flowers and Windmills and this shot proves and shows this fact,

Very nice taken and Thanks!


Hi Lars,

the reflections on the water are assets to the composition. The point of view is showing the details of the houses and of the windmill. The good luminosity is making the colors to standout. Have a nice day.


Olá Lars,
linda imagem desse moinho de vento, e felizmente foi restaurado. As cores, contraste e reflexo de sua foto ficaram ótimos. Belo trabalho.
Parabéns e Abraço,

Dear Tue,
amazing windmill, amazing town, fine reflection, nice light and colors.
Thanx for sharing.

Hi Lars
sorry, I saw this one on your main gallery page and I just had to take a closer look at it.

it's not too often we get to see a large windmill as a water reflection!

Infact, this may be the first time i've ever seen one like this.

such an attractive scene in this set up, lovely reflections with the tiny wiggle.


Excellent work, the duplicated windmills look fantastic, and all the surrounding houses help enrich the composition. Congratulations!

Hi Lars,
this is so pretty and it made me think that I know Holland so little. The windmill is of course the highlight together with its reflection, it contributes to a great geometry. The houses are quite stylish too, and everything captured in a good light.
Excellent work,

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  • berek Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 7512 W: 201 N: 7196] (50508)
  • [2015-12-18 20:40]

Dear Lars,
A typical image of the Holland , a very beautiful light that gives reflections in a mirror, and moment of softness with the swan. congratulations.

Have a nice weekend.
Burak Erek

Hi Lars
This is a really fantastic picture, the reflection of the classic architecture alone is a fantastic subject but that windmill is such a striking feature , it instantly grabs the attention and makes this a really attractive shot . Very nicely done

Ciao Lars

A superb photo, certainly one of your best in your very beautiful Gallery. I love the vivid colours, the exquisite Dutch light and those golden reflections. All the warm colours contrast so nicely with the cool blue tones. A splendid photo, worth every one of its 186 points.

Warmest wishes

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  • kiks Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1482 W: 160 N: 1682] (12805)
  • [2016-04-23 13:13]

Hollandser kan het bijna niet. Mooi licht and de reflective in het water versterkt het geheel.
Ik heb in he verleden een foto van deze molen gepost vanuit een andere hoek genomen. Mocht je leuk vinden om te zien hier de link http://www.trekearth.com/viewphotos.php?l=7&p=1295285

Hallo Lars,
Ik zag deze foto al zo vaak maar heb nooit punten gegeven.
Toch een prachtig beeld met de weerspiegeling, het typisch Hollandse zicht en het mooie sterke rood-blauw contrast.
Vele groeten, Paul

Dear Lars,

I never cease to be fascinated by windmills; this one is very quaint and well preserved. Still, I have not seen one covered with snow - wonder why? Nicely composed with wonderful reflections and warm colours.


Hello Lars,
I like the colors and shapes of the buildings but most of all the reflections.

Hi Lars,
I see that all your featured photos include reflections, which I love !
This is a delightful picture of the imposing windmill supervising the port and reflecting in the water.
I like the cheerful colours and the presence of the swans make it even more cheerful.
Thanks for sharing.

Olá, Lars!

Excelentes cores, a cor intensa do telhado dessa casa ao centro é muito bom! O reflexo na água ficou ótimo! Gostei desse solitário ganso no canto esquerdo, um bom detalhe rs! Parabéns!

Nice picture, Lars. Lovely reflection. Colorful postcard. Well done. Greetings

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  • Lidka Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor [C: 398 W: 108 N: 906] (527)
  • [2018-01-01 2:59]

Dear Lars!
Amazing work.
Perfect contrast and sharpness.
Ideal exposure and capture.
Fine composition.
Fine geommetry.
Nice weather.
Very nice light and colours, ideal saturation.
Splendidd work.
Well done!

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  • ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 14886 W: 1055 N: 30603] (143247)
  • [2018-01-01 3:21]

Hallo Lars

Despite spending several days in Holland I have zero pictures of windmills or tulips or clogs. I did see a few distant windmills on the horizon in southern Holland but nothing in central Amsterdam. So its nice to see the stereotypes I missed & also gives me an excuse to go back to the Netherlands some day. Tfs!

Hi Lars,

Lovely reflection of this landmark windmill on the water. This photo encompasses everything we like about the Netherlands - we have canals, a windmill and traditional houses. Great colours and sharpness.


A magnificent image, nice colors and reflection.
congratulations ...

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  • jmdias Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 10495 W: 174 N: 18817] (83639)
  • [2018-10-20 16:37]


the lower light and this clean sky created a special mood to the compo. very beautiful houses and colors, the traditional windmill is the cherry of the cake. perfect.

take care


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