Larspiration

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 ! :-)

... ?, LJ. and 1068 more people faved this
  • Christopher Momberg 4y

    WOOOOOO !!!! Nice !!!! Perfect for me !!!! ESPECTACULAR FOTO... EXCELENTE !!!
  • Hallumah 4y

    wow its Amazing
    i love it
  • Ian Levack 4y

    I love the warmth and texture.
  • Serena ★ 4y

    gorgeous light
  • Stephen Meese 4y

    Wow.
  • martisimas 4y

    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!!
  • Peter Solano 4y

    Simply celestial!!!
  • Tuan Khai 4y

    Wowwwwwwww
  • gred. 4y

    Magical moment superbly caught. Those trees and that light are just stunning.
  • creative162002 4y

    the golden path....
  • John D. Burzynski 4y

    I love how the road winds through the pic.
  • Flight Of Littlewing 4y

    Absolutely stunning! Gorgeous warm colors.
  • She_who_sleeps_with_cats 4y

    *mouth drops open* Wow. Gorgeous. Amazing.
  • Wildlife & Nature Photography 3y

    Oh yeah, I can definitely see Lars' influence here. His work is amazing (as is yours), and its a heartfelt dedication for him.
  • Russ D 3y

    Wonderful light, color, and composition!!
  • Jeroen 3y

    Erg mooi en sfeervol!!
  • Emily Garces 3y

    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.
  • lady365 2y

    this is beautiful picture...... memorizes by this
  • TablinumCarlson 4mo

    Magic!
  • Felipe Restrepo 2mo

    Beautiful color and rhythm
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