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There are so many people on Flickr who's work I admire. But there aren't that many people that tought me to actually lóók differently. Even without camera (but also with :-))

Lars van de Goor is one of those people. His work has a light, a sense of depth and a sort of 'zen'-feeling to it that I absolutely love. While I normally scan an area for animal models, I've noticed that, inspired by him, I became more and more aware of the symmetry in nature. I drive the same road to work for 12 years already, but only the other day I noticed how wonderfully the sun lit up the foggy tunnel of trees in the morning and it immediately reminded me of Lars' work.

The above shot was taken at the Veluwezoom, when the morning sun set the still bare reddish brown beeches on fire. I was stepping out of the car to shoot some Highlanders that strolled through the forest when I looked over my shoulder and got 'Larspirated' to take this shot.
Thanks Lars, for making me see!

Oh and @ Panorama Paul: sorry!! Still taken with the telezoom I'm afraid. Guess I'll never learn how to use that wide-angle. But at least it's some sort of a landscape ! :-)

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  1. PA7ZZJAAP [deleted] 36 months ago | reply

    Prachtige foto Hennie!
    Gr Jaap

  2. Chris Momberg 36 months ago | reply

    WOOOOOO !!!! Nice !!!! Perfect for me !!!! ESPECTACULAR FOTO... EXCELENTE !!!

  3. Hallumah 36 months ago | reply

    wow its Amazing
    i love it

  4. Studies In Comfort - Ian Levack 36 months ago | reply

    I love the warmth and texture.

  5. Serena ★ 36 months ago | reply

    gorgeous light

  6. martisimas 36 months ago | reply

    indeed inspirational, Hennie! I just adore images of roads or paths that lead who-knows-where... especially embraced by trees (my favorite of all flora). These tall soldiers seem to be at attention, standing guard along the road that leads to the mysterious light... an absolute fav!!

  7. NikPig 36 months ago | reply


  8. gred. 35 months ago | reply

    Magical moment superbly caught. Those trees and that light are just stunning.

  9. creative162002 33 months ago | reply

    the golden path....

  10. John Burzynski Photography 30 months ago | reply

    I love how the road winds through the pic.

  11. Flight Of Littlewing 30 months ago | reply

    Absolutely stunning! Gorgeous warm colors.

  12. She_who_sleeps_with_cats 29 months ago | reply

    *mouth drops open* Wow. Gorgeous. Amazing.

  13. Wildlife & Nature Photography 27 months ago | reply

    Oh yeah, I can definitely see Lars' influence here. His work is amazing (as is yours), and its a heartfelt dedication for him.

  14. Colskier1 25 months ago | reply

    Wonderful light, color, and composition!!

  15. ByJeroen 25 months ago | reply

    Erg mooi en sfeervol!!

  16. Emily Garces 23 months ago | reply

    I know Lar's work and thought at first that it was one of his!!!!! so you were right.
    I painted a version of your photo, hope you don't mind.

  17. lady365 14 months ago | reply

    this is beautiful picture...... memorizes by this

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