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Photos of Dutch Heather Landscapes Through the Seasons

A few years ago, I published my (still very popular) heather series titled Purple Dream that consisted of images that portrayed the Dutch heather landscapes in August when everything turns purple. But the heather is not only beautiful when it's purple -- it's interesting all year round.

Photos of Dutch Tulips from the Ground and Sky

As a travel and landscape photographer, being on the road for a lot of time is nice, but I always try to be home during the tulip season. This isn’t always easy as the exact timing of the blooming is always quite random.

Where and How to Shoot Tulips in The Netherlands

Spring came early this year. Almost one month earlier than last year in fact. The tulips in my country are currently in full-bloom, and now is the best time to see and photograph them. As a local and sort of "known" Dutch landscape photographer, I get bombarded with questions on where to find them via social media. I figured it would be easy to write a quick guide for all of you ‘tourists.'

Sparkling Photos of Flowers Glowing Under Intense UV Light

Just when we thought there was no possible way someone could capture flowers in a fresh and unique way, we stumbled across the work of Craig Burrows. Burrows uses a technique called ultraviolet-induced visible fluorescence (UVIVF) to capture flower photos the likes of which we have never seen before.

NASA Astronaut Tweets Photos of First Flowers Ever Grown in Space

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly has attracted over 700,000 followers on Twitter by regularly sharing beautiful snapshots of Earth, as seen from the International Space Station.

Over the past few days, however, Kelly has been photographing something a little closer to his home: the first flowers ever grown in space.

Photos of Polar Bears Frolicking in a Flowery Field

Wildlife and nature photographer Dennis Fast captured a gorgeous set of photos showing polar bears rolling around in a colorful field of fireweed. The pictures show the polar bears sprawled out in the soft field, relaxing and having a merry time.

Stunning Photographs of Rain Drop-Covered Flowers After a Storm

Digital media designer and, for at least the last two years, photographer Bettina Güber recently shot a series of photographs that are stunning in their simplicity. Not overdone or over-processed, they're simply photos of flowers and leaves from her backyard, covered in rain drops from the storm that recently passed through.

Breathtaking Photos of the Tower of London Adorned with 888,246 Ceramic Poppies to Commemorate WWI

To honor the centennial of Britain’s beginnings in World War I, a pair of artist teamed up to work on an incredible installation, which you can see in these stunning photographs.

Titled “Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red,” the display was put together by artist Paul Cummins and stage designer Tom Piper, and when it's all said and done it will consist of 888,246 red ceramic poppies surrounding the dry moat of the Tower of London. Each of the individual flowers represents a British or Colonial Military fatality.

This Flower Opening Time-Lapse Breathes New Life Into a Stale Subject

There are a few subjects that lend themselves particularly well to time-lapse photography -- think: sunsets, aurora borealis, the night sky, and the hustle and bustle of a city -- and so, naturally, they are the most frequently used subjects.

Another of these is flowers opening. Not quite as common anymore, it's nevertheless still familiar to anyone who has spent any time exploring the world of time-lapse photography... so why is it that this creation by photographer David de los Santos Gil is still so captivating?

Photographer Captures Spectacular Floral Display in the Middle of Parched Wasteland

When the term decisive moment gets thrown around, it's usually used to describe a photographic moment that is fleeting -- the kind of street photograph that's there one instant and gone the next.

But the moments captured in these stunning landscape images by photographer Guy Tal are also decisive, not for their fleeting nature, but their rarity.

Artist Shares Beautiful Illustrations Created with Flower Petals and Household Objects

Singapore-based artist Lim Zhi Wei, who goes by Limzy or @lovelimzy on Instagram, doesn't use your typical materials to create her mini masterpieces. Where others might use paint or, in the case of photographers, light, the artwork that she shares with her 50,000+ followers is created using flower petals, watercolors, food and random household objects.

Awesome High-Speed Photos of Flowers Exploding

Martin Klimas is no stranger to capturing things as they're in the process of being smashed to bits. You might remember his series of photos showing porcelain figurines crashing against the ground we shared back in February of 2012.

His most recent series takes the same high-speed "explosion" approach, only the subject has changed from porcelain figures -- which by nature smash up fairly easily -- to flowers ... a significantly less brittle subject.

Macro Time-Lapse Follows Flowers from Seed to Bloom

Capturing the growth or bloom of a flower is a staple of time-lapse photography, and therefore, it can be a bit banal. But photographer Daniel Csobot has managed to put a macro flower time-lapse together that is both beautiful and captivating.