'The morning light was especially beautiful, lighting up the walls and domes of the observatory.' Leiden Observatory:
(Sterrewacht Leiden in Dutch) is an astronomical observatory in the city of Leiden, the Netherlands. It is the oldest operating University observatory in the world.
The original observatory used observing platforms on the roof of the main university building at the Rapenburg. In 1860 this large, modern observatory was erected at the Witte Singel. This building was the home of the astronomy…
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Galgewater on Flickr.
Still working on documenting my hometown.
Morspoort at Sunrise on Flickr.
The Morspoort, Leiden, The Netherlands.
The Morspoort is now of the two remaining old city gates of the city of Leiden. It is a wel known landmark and it was on my list for some time now. This time I actually went out and photographed it…
ISO 200, 13 mm, -0,7 EV, f11, 0.6 seconds, 0.6 soft grad ND
Leiden at Sunrise on Flickr.
Leiden, the Netherlands at Sunrise by Martijn van der Nat
Taken from the to floor of the parking lot at the Morsweg
ISO 200, 10 mm, +1,3EV, f8, 1/30th, 0,6 hard grad ND
this image is featured in my blogpost www.martijnvandernat.nl/rediscovering-leiden/
The Astellas on Flickr.
The Astellas building at Leiden Bio Science Park by Martijn van der Nat
This image has been featured in my blog www.martijnvandernat.nl/long-exposure/
ISO 100, 20 mm, f22, 181,8 seconds, Hitech Pro 10 stop IRND, tripod, remote release.
Designed by Ben van Berkel, UN-Studio & Van den Oever Zaaijer en Partners
De Koornbeurs on Flickr.
De Koornbeurs, Leiden, The Netherlands by Martijn van der Nat
A rare (for me at least) HDR capture…
This image has been featured in my blog www.martijnvandernat.nl/documenting-hometown/
Morning view over the Oude Rijn on Flickr.
Morning view over the Oude Rijn in Leiderdorp, the Netherlands
ISO 200, 10 mm, -1 EV, F11, 1/8th of a second, 0.9 Hitech soft grad ND, tripod, remote release.
Hazelaar in Bloom on Flickr.
Taken with my trusty 50mm 1.8 and some budget extension tubes…
Moss Island on Flickr.
Moss Island by Martijn van der Nat
Leiderdorp, The Netherlands
Tortula muralis (wall screw-moss) growing on a wall next to the mall in my hometown. Shot with macro extension tubes and my 50mm prime attached.
Touché on Flickr.
Touché by Martijn van der Nat
A fourth one in my black and white architectural series; The Deloitte Building in The Hague, The Netherlands.
Check out some of the other images I made at this location in my blogpost: www.martijnvandernat.nl/shadows-stockings/
…Or read more about the otter images from this series;