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Holland Photography Tour - Windmills & Tulips
21st - 24th Apr, 2021 - AVAILABLE
Tutored by Sue Bishop and Charlotte Bellamy and
£1399.00 pp / Deposit -£1,399.00
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Our Holland photography tour 'Windmills and Tulips' will take place in April 2021. Join Sue Bishop and Charlotte Bellamy for a fantastic colourful journey through Holland, where as well as photographing the unique landscapes, you will be dazzled by acres of vibrant tulips, experience the heady scent of a field of hyacinths, and maybe even taste some Dutch cheese and apple cake!
Highlights for our Holland photography tour include a trip to the world famous Keukenhof gardens and visiting the windmills of Schermerhorn - a UNESCO world heritage site.
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Holland Photography Tour - Holland Windmills & Tulips Photography
Join us for a fantastic colourful journey through Holland, where as well as photographing the unique landscapes, you will be dazzled by acres of vibrant tulips, experience the heady scent of a field of hyacinths, and maybe even taste some Dutch cheese and apple cake!
A trip to the world famous Keukenhof gardens is one of the highlights of the trip. The ravishing bulb gardens of Keukenhof should be designated a ‘wonder of the world’for there is truly nowhere else that can offer such a vast collection of both vibrant and pastel colours.There are too many varieties of tulips to count and if you thought you were familiar with most varieties, stand by for a surprise!
We will enter as the gardens open and enjoy the tranquility and perfection that can only be achieved by an early morning visit.
We will also explore some of Holland’s colourful bulb fields, and photograph the stunning lines of hyacinth and tulips. These extend over vast areas, and here both the wide angle and telephoto lens can be used to great effect.
Holland is also famous for its windmills. We will visit the mills of Schermerhorn –a UNESCO world heritage site, to photograph, looking out for the ultimate prize of finding windmills and tulips in the same place!
An afternoon and evening walking tour of Amsterdam is included, offering you a number of chances to capture stunning images of this vibrant city. The architecture is amazing, and street photography opportunities abound.
Everyone has heard of Edam cheese, but not everyone knows that the small town of Edam is beautiful and very photogenic. With its tiny canals, wooden houses and cobbled streets, you will find yourself in a world away from bustling Amsterdam where you arrived into the country.
Acres and acres of tulip fields to photograph to your heart’s content!
Keukenhof gardens at early light –complete colour and photography overload!
Pretty village of Edam and De Rijp
Windmills of Schermerhorn UNESCO world heritage site
Guided walking photo tour of Amsterdam
Arrival will be at lunchtime, we shall meet at the hotel then travel into the city at 1.30pm. A walking tour off the beaten tourist track awaits. In the evening this city takes on a magical feel with amazing canal reflections twinkling lights, boat trails and amazing reflections.
Overnight near the airport
Leaving your hotel in Amsterdam we will drive north towards Edam. Exploring this tiny city and possibly cheese tasting will get your Dutch experience off to a great start.
Lunch will be at another small village of cobbled streets and beautiful Dutch architecture.
Next stop - the windmills of Schermerhorn. Around this area the tulip fields will start to appear. You may even get tulips and a windmill in the same photo!
The remainder of the day will be devoted to tulip spotting!
Overnight in Bergen
This day is devoted to all things tulips! You will explore the bulb fields most of the day, with masses of opportunities to photograph the amazing colourful landscape. Being in a small group will ensure you also get to make the call to stop if something catches your eye.
Overnight near Keukenhof
An early start to arrive at Keukenhof for opening at 8am. In return for your early morning effort, you will be rewarded with a tranquil garden to explore, capturing the dew drops on petals and the freshness of the early morning blooms.
By mid-morning the crowds start to build and you can concentrate on strategies to photograph individual blooms, colours, patterns and macro.
The tour concludes back at Amsterdam airport where you may choose to take an early evening flight or extend your stay to explore this wonderful country a little longer.
This itinerary has been put together for us by Charlotte Bellamy, a very accomplished photographer who lives in Holland, and will accompany us on the tour. It will take us to places Charlotte has discovered that are well off the usual tourist track. Charlotte has lived in The Netherlands for 7 years. She is an experienced landscape and abstract photographer and runs her own photography business in Holland. She will be sharing her extensive knowledge of the area to offer a unique experience that will ensure photographic opportunities unique to this tour.”