Saturday, November 12, 2011

Shadow Shot Sunday.

For  Shadow shot Sunday hosted by HeyHarriet.
I have a photo of this beautiful old windmill .As you can see in the top it was built in 1740. It is one of the 19 mills situated in Kinderdijk, the place that is on the world heritage list.The second photo shows some more of the windmills. We were there on a very sunny day last summer as you can see.

If you would like to learn more about Kinderdijk I have the link here for you.
http://www.stichting-kinderdijk.nl/






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30 comments:

Cindy said...

I love the windmills! You got a couple a very nice shots, Riet! Happy weekend to you!
Cindy

Gemma Wiseman said...

Windmills fascinate me! Very calming watching the sails turn! And love the style of this one! It seems to have one long dress and a little hat! Cute and elegant with a touch of magical shadow too!

Sylvia K said...

Oh, yes! I'm like the others, fascinated by the windmills and how lovely these are!! Your captures are superb, Riet! Hope you have a wonderful weekend!

Sylvia

DawnTreader said...

Beautiful windmill(s)!

Riet said...

Wat een schitterende foto,s heb je weer gemaakt Riet.


Liefs Riet.

"Création" said...

Wat zijn die molens toch mooi hé lieve Riet, best uniek dat ze nog allemaal in tact zijn. Het is echt een bezienswaardigheid en zeker voor buitenlandse gasten.

Mooie treffer ook met de nederlandse vlag op de tweede foto.

Geniet van een fijn weekend,

Liefs Josephine

klaproos said...

een shadowshot....
hm ik wete niet goed wat ik daar onder moet verstaan riet,
ik zie alleen een héél mooie molen in een zonnig landschap:-)

Madelief said...

Hoi Riet,

Weet je dat ik 's zomers nog nooit naar Kinderdijk ben geweest. In het verleden gingen wij zodra er ijs lag, regelmatig die kant op om te schaatsen! Ook 's winters voelt het zo 'oer Hollands' :-)

Jee Riet, dat jij nog steeds buffetten voor 20 man klaarmaakt. Dat is niet niks!!

Een heel fijn weekend!

Madelief x

RobinfromCA said...

Oh, I love the windmills in Kinderdijk! I am so glad they are being preserved. Our windmills here have no character. We also watched a very funny incident between two swans in Kinderdijk - a bit of a disagreement going on between the two and quite a quarrel! :-)

Have a wonderful weekend, Riet!
Robin

Ralph said...

I think that many Americans still see The Netherlands and windmills as the perfect complement. Given their age, we are amazed that the power of the wind was harnessed way back then. These mills are lined along the canal, and the look of a far different era is a classic one...

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

Amazing pictures. This is what Holland is to me.

sissie said...

Hello Riet,
When I think of Holland I always envision windmills. These photos are so lovely.

hugs
Sissie

Lea said...

Wonderful photographs!
Beautiful windmills!

Suzy said...

I love the second pic, the flag in the corner is a really nice touch. Lovely Windmills.

Kelly said...

I love the windmills!! It's wonderful traveling around the world with these shadow shots. :)

Joan said...

Nice! My heritage is Dutch and we would love to travel to Holland some time.

afanja said...

Het is en het blijft een uiterst fotogeniek plekje met die indrukwekkende rijen molens.

chubskulit said...

That's a beautiful windmill!

Please come and see the artistic shadows from the leaves that I captured, have a blessed Sunday!

T... said...

beatiful photos...what a pretty scene...

Ms. Becky said...

look at all those windmills! they're beautiful. in these times I expect windmills to be those tall, unattractive white columns so it's refreshing to see the charm of these. happy SSS to you Riet.

Marijke van Ooijen said...

Hay Riet,

Wat een schitterende foto's
Zo scherp en prachtig gefotografeerd...

Liefs,
Marijke

frayedattheedge said...

Wonderful photos of the windmills!

CanadianGardenJoy said...

Riet this is beautiful and brings back memories of my time in the Netherlands .. I think we actually visited this area as well : )
Joy

FotoAnna said...

Wat mooi Riet!
Dit is vlak bij mij in de buurt... je hebt het echt heel Hollands vastgelegd!
Lieve groetjes van Anna ;-))

Jacqueline Korteland Boller said...

Love the windmills!! I sure would love to go back there someday!!

Beverley Baird said...

These are beautiful shots of the windmills! Great shadows for the day!

Rick said...

Heel, heel mooi, Riet ! Ik ben er zelf geweest met mijn vrouw - er waren niet meer dan 20 mensen aanwezig op een prachtige dag in Sept. 2008 ! Ik heb er een stel fotos gemaakt. Wat een mooie, historische plaats !

Fijne week, Riet !

Maggie said...

Great shadow capture, windmills are one of my favourite things!
Have a great week
Maggie

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

I'd love to see some of the windmills in the Netherlands one day, Riet. They look so beautiful!

ladyfi said...

Oh, fabulous windmill shots!