Photochroms of Netherlands from 1890s

Netherlands literally means "lower countries", influenced by its low land and flat geography, with only about 50% of its land exceeding one metre above sea level. Most of the areas below sea level are artificial. Since the late 16th century, large areas (polders) have been reclaimed from the sea and...

Bernhard Lang: Tulip Fields

Aerial Photographs of Tulip Fields in the Netherlands. The Netherlands are the world's main producer of commercially sold tulips, producing as many as 3 billion bulbs annually, mostly for export. At this moment there are about 150 species of tulip bulbs with in total 3000 different varieties. Bernhard Lang is...

Interview with Documentary photographer Rob Hornstra

Rob Hornstra (born in Borne, the Netherlands, 1975) is a photographer and self-publisher of slow-form documentary work. Since graduating from the Utrecht Art School in 2004, he has worked primarily on his own long-term projects. He has published several of these projects as books. In 2012, he won first prize...