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This picture has been taken during a visit to one of the most beautiful rural areas out of my area, 6km about the Netherlands border, one hour before a thunderstorm.
Aardenburg a small city with a very nice history.
The tulip is the flower that is always good. Tulips are not too big, not too small, not too romantic, not too chic, not so sloppy.
Tulips symbolize true love, but of course this varies by color. See why the message of the articles below to find out the different tulips and learn the language tulips.
Red tulips are my favorite flowers, I know perhaps will you say again tulips but I love tulips.
Red tulips are most strongly associated with love, compared to other tulips. Giving red tulips is an expression of love and affection for others (in the romantic sense). Red tulips are a symbol of true love.
The color red is strong color that can be associated with warmth, love heat, but with fire and blood. As it is said, red is both Cupid and the Devil (two characters who are both associated with red), or you can use red on two sides.
The name tulip is derived from the Ottoman Empire. The Ottomans wore turbans with tulips on it. The name of the tulip was then distracted by the Europeans from the Persian word meaning turban meant. Moreover, the underlying meaning that which does not effect the tulip symbol stands for. The tulip symbolizes generally because perfect love. But the tulips are different colors, making it difficult for a general meaning to the tulip.
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erhan1958 (15767) 2011-05-02 23:29
clarity, color and light is very nice
bayno (18344) 2011-05-02 23:34
Amazing image, perfect POV, impeccably sharpness, wonderful colors.
Dear John you overcome yourself.
emka (105488) 2011-05-02 23:53
Hi John, Every time I see such photo of yours I am so envious, I would like to see such view in my own eyes. Please, next year post tulip field earlie, in January or February, then I have enough time to make a trip.
danyy (0) 2011-05-03 0:06
Hi my dear friend John,
soon, 100.000 points on TE and event if it has no importance, it's a great day for all of us when you will reach this fabulous number.
Very nice place with billions of tulips like in Lisse I visited a few days ago.
Magic red color under a colorless sky, but all is captured natural way.
My best regards.
ifege (10719) 2011-05-03 0:19
Almost too much red John - beautiful!
alex4ndru (1416) 2011-05-03 0:22
i like perspective photos...and from yours i learn a lot...
this field of tulips is stunning...thank you for posting this beautiful painting
all the best,
mauro61 (52857) 2011-05-03 0:25
bella la distesa rossa di tulipani con una grande profondità di immagine.
Colori vivi che rendo particolarmente attraente la foto,
jjcordier (79297) 2011-05-03 0:28
Ces champs de tulipes rouges sont un régal pour les yeux et tu sais les mettre en image de la plus belle des façons.
bj40 (6) 2011-05-03 0:49
Hi John,Again you show us the one wonders to be found in the countryside of your area.I like your use of perspective with the lines of tulips lead the eye towards a vanishing point on the horizon, excellent work as always. Thanks Tom.
annjackman (21903) 2011-05-03 0:57
What a fabulous carpet of beautifully sharp tulips. The composition is enhanced by the lines of different coloured tulips in the distance and the path leading from the corner. The quality of this picture is so good I feel that I could step right into the field.
macondo (19804) 2011-05-03 1:51
Another 'classic' of yours - the tulip rows of Spring-time, with strong perspective that leads to the vanishing point. Colour, sharpness and the crop all make for an excellent Spring capture. Beautiful red colour in the flowers.
yquem46 (38752) 2011-05-03 2:02
A splendid shot with a looooong perspective of this field of red tulips
Excellent postcard-like quality
makes us feel like going there right away
dkmurphys (63663) 2011-05-03 2:33
Splendid red field. Beautiful natural texture, an impressive capture. Great job, have a calm day.
snunney (105495) 2011-05-03 2:39
The blue red tones of the tulip[s make a magnificent contrast with the pale subdued tones of the overcast sky. The image has immense depth. A splendid capture of these magnificent tulip fields.
ingvar (2088) 2011-05-03 2:43
Hello dear John,
The good season is here and we can again enjoy your wonderful pictures!
Attractive colors and depth of field is infinite ...
Hope to see you soon!
rodgerg (55767) 2011-05-03 3:19
Dag best John,
Very nice! POV very well selected for give an incredible propsect effect. The composition is too very graphic, full of rythm with the differents alignments. Details of the first tulip very well collected too. An another excellent post!
sabermonajati (11383) 2011-05-03 3:22
fascinating view you shot.this red is evocative.
Nicou (149738) 2011-05-03 3:40
merveilleux champs de tulipes, quelle lignées, quel beau rouge, c'est vraiment très spectaculaire ces champs cette immensité, grandisoe.
Bravo et amitié
ikeharel (77197) 2011-05-03 4:06
Depth on picture from flowers level creats almost a 3D effect, John.
Incredible this red color's enhanced on image. looking till far horizon seeing those dozen-of-thousand wonderful Tullips.
sacimar (28327) 2011-05-03 5:03
impressive red field, this is a colorful and beautiful image, I like the perspective and depth image, well done,
raszid62 (18515) 2011-05-03 5:06
Big field of intensely red tulips, so characteristic of the May Holland. Well chosen POV, great colors and excellent sharpness.
peppe59 (14555) 2011-05-03 5:11
couleur grand-POV, un champ de tulipes vraiment fantastique de présentation, de coupe et parfaite, de bonne qualité, comme toujours.
Bluejeans (64251) 2011-05-03 5:20
Ola amigo John ,
Fantásticas estas linhas de Tulipas vermelhas dão a fotografia uma profundidade fantástica , bonitos os detalhes das flores em primeiro plano , bom contraste de cores , parabéns!!!
Um abraço Gonçalo
Sergiom (87135) 2011-05-03 5:30
Elles sont tellement belles ces tulipes qu'elles semblent presque fausses. Tous les détails sont parfaitement rendus et le point de vue allonge l'image . C'est de toute beauté.
siamesa (28123) 2011-05-03 5:57
Bom dia John
A marvelous view of the field of tulips.An image that fill my day of joy. Thanks for sharing.
carper (96) 2011-05-03 7:03
een echte klassieker john,
erg goed gemaakt maar dat hoef ik U niet te vertellen, mooi werk.
prettige avond weer.
jmdias (67923) 2011-05-03 7:38
another amazing view of this plantations. the contrast between the reds and the whit sky is fabulous here. excellent light, sharpness and framing.
cornejo (46070) 2011-05-03 8:55
John cordials greetings. A wonderful field full of red tulips, a very beautiful photo technically very well. A good work well done, congratulation. Have a good night and happy day, thanks for sharing.
RhodieIke (11744) 2011-05-03 11:47
Hi John, Amazing colour's and clarity, Great picture,Cheers Iain.
rbassin (24279) 2011-05-03 11:58
un spectacle grandiose, cette surface recouverte de tulipes rouge dans un paysage plat.Il s'en dégage une bonne pespective.
LOOOK13 (19046) 2011-05-03 12:19
Trés belle prise trés nette, ce qui est difficile avec les tulipes, des couleurs naturelles, et une profondeur splendide.
Charo (51212) 2011-05-03 14:07
It is a delight for the eyes to see these big fields of tulips in bloom.
A highly regarded composition, decentering perspective, which gives a good depth and geometry.
A beautiful job well done.
Alco (7531) 2011-05-03 14:55
Fantastic picture of that tulip field.Great sharpness and superb colors.Approaching 100 000 points on TE,you have chosen your favourite flower to celebrate that event.A milestone in the history of Trekearth.You are the first member to reach that score.Congratulations and I hope we will have the opportunity and the pleasure to look at your pictures for many years.
bukitgolfb301 (44789) 2011-05-03 15:38
Hi my dear John
So wonderful and marvelous shot indeed.
A flood of joy and peace!
Perfect presentation by so impresive framework / composition via wide focus, best clearly sharp and deep focus as usual. Very fresh color is attractive also outstanding too.
Thanks for your sharing finest work and have a good day!
Takero from warm Spring Tokyo
batalay (40201) 2011-05-03 19:00
What a truly magnificent carpet of red tulips. It's a simple but elegant composition celebrating the colors of red and green. This is one time when red-green color blindness would fare badly in appreciating this beautiful Flemish masterpiece.
Warm regards, John. You should reach the 100,000 barrier with this genuinely memorable work of art.
stevesaba (8167) 2011-05-03 19:54
Superbly done with such great DOV, enabling wonderful clarity for a great depth. The foreground is still beautifully clear.....really the kind of tulip photo I enjoy with lots of depth. Perfect colors, and aptly composed for such an immense field. A real winner, warm regards,
danos (102490) 2011-05-04 0:40
Good morning John,
the view of this red-black carpet of the tulips is great as is spread on the far end of the horizon.The clarity and the sharpness are great.
Have a good day,danos
pajaran (65056) 2011-05-04 4:01
Odlican rad za veliki uspeh ...
Cestitam vam postignuti rezultat i srecan, uspesan rad sa lepim fotografijama.
Zlim vam uspeh u daljem radu, zivotu sa dobrim zdravljem i srecom u porodici.
Prijatan dan sa lepim pogledom na polje lala.
Velika je cast saradjivati i uciti od vas.
Sve najbolje, srecno.
Goede dag meneer.
Uitstekend werk voor een groot succes ...
Van harte gefeliciteerd met je behaalde resultaat en gelukkig, succesvol werken met mooie foto's.
Ik wens u succes in de toekomst werk, het leven in goede gezondheid en geluk in het gezin.
Leuke dag met prachtig uitzicht over de bollenvelden.
De geweldige cast samen te werken en te leren van je.
Al het beste, gelukkig.
Good day sir.
Excellent work for a big success ...
Congratulations to you achieved the result and happy, successful work with beautiful photographs.
I wish you success in future work, life in good health and happiness in the family.
Nice day with beautiful view of the tulip fields.
The great cast collaborate and learn from you.
All the best, happily.
AiresSantos (56155) 2011-05-04 5:01
Hi dear John
Amazing contrast between the strong red and green
Magnificent depth and contrast
It's a lovely composition
Have a nice day
anokutan (15097) 2011-05-04 5:40
Very nice.The composition is too very graphic, full of rythm with the differents alignments.An another excellent post!
Kielia (24077) 2011-05-04 6:33
it is not only the composition which is classic in every sense, it is also the subject. I enjoyed reading your interesting notes on these fantastic flowers. Last but not least I would like to congratulate you on reaching the milestone of 100 000 points with this beautiful photo. Bravo!
vladic (4563) 2011-05-04 9:50
Superbes lignes diagonales de couleurs saturées. J'apprécie le côté graphique de cette photo. Un tout, très bon cadrage et une photo qui a beaucoup de profondeur.
macjake (71729) 2011-05-04 11:16
Did you have to get a bit dirty and muddy to get this shot! i hope so :)
lovely lines, colors, and the depth is very deep as the rows seemingly go on till they fall off the chart!
HFASSOURAKIS (4) 2011-05-04 13:40
YOU LIVE IN LOVELY COUNTRY
JOY FOR EYES AND SOUL YOUR PHOTO !
THANKS HERCULES ATHENS
jlbrthnn (76039) 2011-05-04 14:38
The foreground which lets see flowers lively red and the green stalks is very beautiful. The light, the colors, the neatness, the depth are remarkable. Congratulations.
Have a nice evening
pierrefonds (70427) 2011-05-05 5:01
The length of the rows of tulips is giving depth and perspective to the composition. The point of view is showing the details and colors of the tulips. The late afternoon light is enhancing the colors. Have a nice day.
wolf38 (31296) 2011-05-05 8:15
Hi John. Red tulips as far as the eye. The horizon is very well integrated into the overall composition. A masterful photo. Compliment. Rgds, Wolfgang.
SWEETFREEDOM (24621) 2011-05-05 11:22
roses and tulips are my favorites, this view is amazing great colors, d.o.f. and p.o.v.
josepmarin (58359) 2011-05-05 11:30
the chromatism of this composition is impressive, because of these fields of tulips and its vivid and intense red color.
But in addition, with this framing you have looked for a visual very effective angle to give a strong and elegant diagonal perspective to the flowers, which leads our look towards the horizon.
The composition is very well balanced and has a great graphical and chromatic harmony.
Excellent photo, my friend.
Budapestman (82620) 2011-05-05 13:26
a splendid endless view with picturesque colours, the composition is spectacular, great POV and perspective, Tfs! Have a nice evening! Kellemes estét kívánok!
branley (3681) 2011-05-06 0:27
Hello my friend,
what a wonderful image to take you to 100,000 points. The colours are simply fantastic. the perspective perfect and the depth goes on and on. Many congratulations John, a well deserved milestone.
lakshmip1949 (19081) 2011-05-06 3:29
Always pleasure to go through your wonderful gallery. Lovely tulip fields with great depth. The red color is very attractive. Nice sharp image with superb clarity.
abmdsudi (57176) 2011-05-06 3:38
What a fantastic shot John! sea of red full of joy at full bloom at this time of the year and you are making me to sneeze looking at this. Such a great depth with wonderful lead guiding the eyes through the field and so rich in vibrant colors. What a shot, truly delightful, Compliments! Have a great weekend, Congrats and TFS
paololg (31448) 2011-05-06 14:11
Ciao dear John,
first of all, congratulations for the milestone of the 100000 points, a deserved milestone and always gotten with pleasant photo and competent comments, never banal. Also this beautiful photo shows that you are an excellent photographer and an example for all of us. BRAVO!!!
Ciao, have a nice weekend!
vrabieionut (2189) 2011-05-06 22:54
Good work John,
Composition is very very beautiful,you caught a wonderful place, full of beauty.Colors, composition and framing are perfect
pablominto (53746) 2011-05-06 23:31
I'm amazed to see that you have passed the 100.000 points milestone as the first in the history of TrekEarth!
I can hardly imagine the many hours of work behind such an achievement, impressive indeed...
CONGRATS, MY FRIEND!
And keep up the good work for the years to come...
quillo (11856) 2011-05-07 1:04
Preciosa imagen de los campos de tulipanes,
el colorida y la profundidad son excelentes,
la perspectiva muy interesante, me gusta.
Saludos amigo John.
krzychu30 (15512) 2011-05-07 3:05
beautiful composition,so colorful and joyful.The tulips look like endless flower carpet.You´ve composed the picture perfectly,choosing good POV and angle to capture the beauty of this scene.The colors are absolutely stunning,so vivid.The place must really smell nice.If only pictures could covey scents.
Have a nice weekend
nilotpal_patra (1688) 2011-05-07 4:07
Namaskar John Maenhout,
Wow what a red. It is realy, realy a Wonderful Picture. Nice Frame. Nice colour, contrast and sharpness. Nice POV. TFS.
subhendu_bagchi (26089) 2011-05-07 4:35
love to see this red carpet. You composed it very well with a nice POV to produce such magnificent view. Great light and endless depth. Superb shot. Tfs.
corjan3 (2109) 2011-05-07 5:33
Nice to communicate with you again. Wonderlike gehalte, kleure en samestelling wat die oog vanaf die pragtige blomme in die voorgrond na die verdwynpunt lei. Welgedaan. 'n Plesier om te aanskou. Vriendelike groete.
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They have covered more than 10 000 Km now and have run into rather serious trouble with a passport having been stolen.
JCG (35129) 2011-05-07 7:45
J'espère que ce n'est pas trop sec chez vous... Et que ces merveilleuses tulipes vont garder leur belle fraîcheur. Printemps agréable et bien ensoleillé, mais il faudrait tout de même un peu d'eau, sans que ça dure... Après le jaune voici le temps du rouge. Encore un bon cadrage qui amplifie l'effet de profondeur. Le premier plan est magnifique, merci John.
Avec toutes mes amitiés et un très beau WE,
TopGeo (38216) 2011-05-07 9:23
What a fabulous carpet of beautifully sharp tulips.
this is nature of red Excellent management of the light and very beautiful and harmonious colors a romantic moment.Perfect long looking!!!!! My compliments, also for the nice note!
agulberk (3794) 2011-05-07 9:57
Hi Dear John
Wonderful captured with excellent perspective,very good depth of field and light management.
It gives our eyes feeling of eternity by infinite number of hot red tulips.
A four-stanza presentation in all respects.
Selamlar ve saygılar
resat1972 (7576) 2011-05-07 11:28
A wonderful landscape
I installed the closely tulip photo, wiped the manager:)
It is good from wide angle to publish
Fis2 (105102) 2011-05-07 12:48
Wonderful view, beautiful tulips.
I like frame and perspective.
Superb colors and sharpness.
Have a nice sunday
jaywalker (16105) 2011-05-08 1:45
Hi John, Another beautifully coloured photo with the strong lines of red & the little addition of pink to the left of frame, you have managed the depth superbly & this has a very happy & joyous feel through-out, kind regards Wilson.
papagolf21 (107995) 2011-05-08 2:21
Bonjour, mon cher ami John,
A perte de vue, le champ de tulipes s'étale majestueusement en changeant de couleurs selon la variété.
Un bouquet de fleurs géant en pleine nature.
siudzi (34141) 2011-05-08 3:13
A very eye-catching shot of this beautiful red tulip field. Great perspective and depth you achieved here. Well done.
Thanks for sharing.
Nard (6972) 2011-05-08 3:31
What a red! I like it. The perspective given is excellent with a very good sharpness and depth. I like also the constrats between the depp red and the sky.
Have a nice WE
Hansaphotos (8593) 2011-05-08 6:36
Another fine capture from the tulip fields. Incredible sharpness and great perspective. Well selected low POV. The colours are amazing. Very well done! TFS. Have a nice Sunday.
Best regards, Erling
adramad (48960) 2011-05-08 8:31
Stunning beauty of these tulips in red, the color strength of his gaze captive since you see the photo before opening small, sensational POV capturing the wide groove so right to give a feeling of tremendous depth.
Excellent handling of light, the color that best tell ..... it's amazing. Well done.
I wish you a good Sunday afternoon.
All the best.
Schnappilic (9692) 2011-05-08 9:39
very good presentation of this field of tulips. Framing, sharpness, colours and light are at superlative.
All the best!
jafadabret (56501) 2011-05-08 23:27
J'aime cette perspective de ce champ de tulipes rouges. J'aime la profondeur de champ obtenue par le bon choix de diaphragme.
gildasjan (43824) 2011-05-09 7:09
Un rouge tulipe du plus bel effet dans ce carré effet au cadre noir.Excellente netteté sur le premier plan.
TRB (14134) 2011-05-09 13:38
Red tulips, excellent, very nice presentation. A great image and capture.
jemaflor (102213) 2011-05-11 12:20
Very lovely field of tulips, perfect sharpness and interesting depth with these lines, result like a painting.
Silvio1953 (151589) 2011-05-12 7:25
Ciao John, great perspective on fantastic field full of splendid tulips, excellent clarity, wonderful light and colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
Urs (14082) 2011-05-12 17:03
Due to a very heavy workload I could not find time for TE for more then two months, sorry, it will be not much better in the coming weeks, but I will try my best to visit as much as possible.
The red made me click this shot, it is so vibrant and sets a contrast to the overcast and rather dull sky. Tulips do not grow in this part of the world, it's a pity but we cannot have everything. Good light management and excellent POV. Well done
siolaw (38292) 2011-05-14 7:14
The gradually diminishing size of the flowers gives strong visual impact and graphism. Great red and green combination here.
Angshu (56760) 2011-05-15 21:42
Dag dear John
The perspective created by the fine red tulips, the converging lines like an arrow head towards the horizon is fantastic! The clarity & sharpness of the picture is excellent!
mkamionka (39803) 2011-05-31 3:34
wonderful field full of flowers.
I like the depth of the field. We can admire details of the flowers in the foreground and enjoy the red field stretching to infinity. I would like to see it some day in reality.
Beautiful view, TFS
fritzi007 (12106) 2011-06-03 6:56
Wirklich eine Farbenpracht, gratuliere!
Wünsch dir ein schönes Wochenende
nobuikehonda (3848) 2011-06-16 5:26
When I am needed to cheer myself up, I come to your gallery. And so here I am. The beauty of these Tulips are indescribable. as far as I can see, Tulips fill the field. The time for me is a little difficult, but I am in good shape. as you can see I am still learning. It is always good to come to see your gallery. I don't always leave you a message, But I come to see your works.
Thank you John,
Very very best regards,
ourania (50573) 2012-12-23 7:08
a very lovely, almost graphical representation of the vast field of red tulips under an increasingly moody sky. I love how you've collected and rendered the strange and intense light before the storm. Perspective, depth and sharpness are marvellous. The luminosity and vividness of the red tulips are magnificent boosting the viewer's mood by evoking passion and energy. Congratulations and thank you!
All the best, a wonderful Christmas for you and your dear ones!
Miguel82 (27726) 2013-07-20 1:18
I'm pretty impressed John, the red tulips are neat, it looks like a painting
Excellent pov and perspective
Have a good saturday
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