Ardennes (winter)

Ice resting on the branch of a pine tree

Ardennes in winter (Belgium) The Ardennes is a large region situated in the French part of Belgium. During winters in Belgium, it usually snows here, making a trip to the southern part of Belgium worthwhile. These photos are the first that were shot with my new lens, the Sigma 105mm f/2.8 Macro Lens. The conditions […]

Hallerbos (autumn)

A leaf-covered path in the middle of the forest

Hallerbos in autumn (Belgium) Hallerbos is a forest situated mostly in Halle, a municipality of the Flemish province Vlaams-Brabant in Belgium. I’ve already visited this forest multiple times and have posted pictures of it in Spring here on Terra. While Spring may have it freshly green colors with plants and flowers appearing everywhere, Autumn is […]

Autumn Forests

Picturesque shot of a variety of mushrooms touched by sunlight, somewhere in a forest in the Ardennes

Autumn Forests (Belgium) Autumn, the season when everything colors into shades of brown, yellow and golden. This is a collection of photos shot in various forests in Belgium during sunny days in Autumn. These places include Liedekerkebos, Postel Abbey, the Ardennes and Gaasbeek Castle. These photos were all shots during different times of the day, […]

Neigembos

Solitary shiny mushroom

Neigembos (Belgium) Neigembos is a forest situated in Ninove, a municipality of the Flemish province Oost-Vlaanderen in Belgium. These photos were shot in the late afternoon on a sunny day in October. It was the perfect time to take photos of mushrooms since they started to appear everywhere in forests. All photos were shot handheld, […]

Summer

A honey bee collecting nectar from a blackberry pale pink flower

Summer Summer, the most pleasant season of them all. Due to the weather being great this week, I took a couple of photos in my garden. There was a ladybug sitting on a chive blossom, so that’s always a pleasant shot to take. A couple of shots were taken from bees, who enjoyed posing for […]

Drongengoedbos

A busy bee pollinating a flower

Drongengoedbos (Belgium) Drongengoedbos is a forest situated mostly in Ursel, a village in the Flemish province Oost-Vlaanderen in Belgium. It is the largest forest of Oost-Vlaanderen, spanning mostly across the territory of Knesselare.   Specifications Camera Nikon D3300 Lens Nikkor AF-S 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G VR IF-ED Stabilization Handheld: Yes (VR on) Tripod: No Remote: No Other […]

Hallerbos (spring)

A field of bluebell flowers

Hallerbos (Belgium) Hallerbos is a forest situated mostly in Halle, a municipality of the Flemish province Vlaams-Brabant in Belgium. The forest is known for its yearly spectacular showcasing of bluebells blooming for a couple of weeks in spring, covering the entire forest floor and turning the forest blue and purple. These pictures were taken on […]

Borchtlombeek

A storm approaches

Borchtlombeek (Belgium) Borchtlombeek is a rural village situated in the Flemish province Vlaams-Brabant in Belgium. Weather permitting, it is a beautiful region to explore by bike or on foot.   Specifications Camera Nikon D3300 Lens Nikkor AF-P 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR DX Stabilization Handheld: Yes (VR on) Tripod: No Remote: No Other equipment Lens hood: None […]

Lapland

Sunset producing beautiful colours, going from blue and grey to peach and pink

Lapland (Finland) Last winter, I went to the north of Scandinavia, more specifically Lapland in Finland. Since Lapland lies high in the north and even passes through the Arctic Circle (exactly where I was staying), the Sun barely goes above the horizon during the winter. The window of time when the Sun creeps a bit […]