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An Artistic Impression of Europe

London, England As I walked through the interior of Buckingham Palace, I could feel the grandeur and sense of royalty. Although photos are not allowed to be taken inside the Palace, I will paint a picture: Columns and ornamentation gilded in gold, walls lined with famous works of art, and extravagant crystal chandeliers are in every room. The ballroom held an exhibit of the current Queen’s fashion for the past 90 years. The attention to detail via beading and diamonds presented a work of art... continue reading

First access permission granted

As I wrote in the previous blog, I started to be an active contributor 2 years after creating my account in 2011. Since April 2011, it seems that the dream is still on.  This picture of Amsterdam is my last success story. I have seen this picture from another contributor and from another agency but I couldn't where is the exact location. Later on, I discovered that it is a terrace of a famous hotel. Then, I decided to write an email likely throwing a message in a bottle on the sea requesting... continue reading

Long Weekend in Amsterdam

 Holiday on Friday or Monday? It is great to spend the long weekend in Amsterdam!Explore by foot its streets and canals, be amazed by the architecture and organization.Go to Noordmarkt on Saturday and buy directly from farmers or check the high streets selling their own brands!Beware with the tram and the bikes!Don't forget to look at the museums and make a tour in the canals ! continue reading

Houseboats in Amsterdam

Last spring we visited the Netherlands and its gardens Keukenhof in Europe. Amsterdam was of course a must see stop. It is a beautiful city that has its own charm.  You can choose a trip on the water to see how it looks from the water, it is of course different view on the city When the sun lights up the channels, they light up and shine forth and the city even in the cold spring months looks amazing.   Living on the water is the domain of the Dutch. Their construction... continue reading

City of Lights, Amsterdam Light Festival

New collection City of Lights  I have just created a new collection of City of Lights, light festival Amsterdam.For buyers who are looking for high quality amazing night shots with colourful lights of the city Amsterdam, please have a look to this new collectionCity of LightsIt includes the best images of the lightfestival in Amsterdam made by different Dreamstime photographers.The Amsterdam Light festival is an annual festival during the dark winter season. At these... continue reading

Only 67 more nights until Rijksmuseum reopens

Not long to go now! After ten years of building work, renovations, and restoration, the opening of the new Rijksmuseum will take place on Saturday 13 April 2013.Now that we’re so close, we’re counting down the nights we still have to wait, from now only 67 more nights. continue reading

The beauty of Amsterdam in its spotlights

From 7 December 2012 till 20 January 2013, thefirst Amsterdam light festival, a cultural festival of water and light put the city in its spotlights.Strolling through Amsterdam, visitors could watch pieces of light art at various locations.One of the beautiful illuminated buildings was the Maritime Museum.At the garden of the Hermitage Museum, there was the light project called 'City of My Dreams'. Drawings of children with the theme city of my dreams were projected... continue reading

Poland, Holland & Iran

This summer I spent few days in Holland and almost 2 weeks in Iran. I also visited my parents living nearby Zamosc, a renaissance UNESCO city of sout-eastern PolandIt was a great opportunity to take some pictures. So enjoy:Iran:Amsterdam' s canals and bicycles:Zamosc:More images from Iran, I hope, soon! continue reading

New architecture in Amsterdam: Eye Film Institute

Remarkable new design: Eye film institute at the IJ, AmsterdamOn 5th April 2012, the new Dutch film museum opened its doors for visitors. EYE’s new location is in Overhoeks, Amsterdam’s new urban district named after the prominent Overhoeks Tower on the former Shell research site.EYE’s new location will feature four modern film auditoriums: one with 300 seats, two with 120 seats and one with 80 seats. There is ample room for exhibitions, educational... continue reading

New collection: Amsterdam bridges in the dark

Wandering at night time in Amsterdam brings many nice surprises such as the great bridges in the city. The historical and modern bridges are at night even more interesting than at day time as the city lights create beautiful reflections in the water of the canals and rivers.I have created this new collectionAmsterdam bridges in the darkto share with you their beauty. continue reading

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