One my most frequently asked questions each spring is ‘when is the best time to visit the Keukenhof Gardens?’ My answer – that depends… Each autumn, 7 million flower bulbs are planted at the Keukenhof Gardens. The gardens are carefully planned so bulbs blooming early to late in the season. This means there is no … more
This spring, once again, I spent a day photographing tulips at Keukenhof Gardens in Lisse, The Netherlands. Keukenhof is the world’s largest spring bulb garden and every year the tulips on display are outstanding. Below, you’ll find a gallery of my favourite photos from 2010. I hope you enjoy them. Leave your favourites in the … more
I visit and photograph Keukenhof Gardens every year. It is always different and beautiful, each time I see it. Below are my favourite photos from the 2009 season. (I will be adding some of my older images of Keukenhof Gardens soon).
This past weekend I visited the Castle and gardens at Groot-Bjigaarden (Grand Bigard in French), just outside of Brussels. It was a stunning springtime location and included my two favourite photography subjects – beautiful gardens and beautiful architecture. If you’d like more detail about my trip to the Groot-Bijgaarden, please read my article, Garden Photography … more
I never cease to be amazed by the endless varieties of tulips that are available. Every year when I visit Keukenhof, I see tulips that are new and surprising in their size, shape or colour. This year, one of my favourite discoveries was the Double-Late variety “Ice Cream.” It really does look like its name-sake!
Two weekends ago, I went to photograph the gardens of the Groot-Bijgaarden Castle (Chateau de Grand-Bigard in French), which is located just outside of Brussels, Belgium. I decided to use the shoot as a warm-up to Keukenhof and I wasn’t disappointed. The park is only open to the general public for one month in the spring. … more