A staggering 2 billion tulips are exported from the Netherlands each year. 2 billion. With such quantities being grown, it’s no wonder that a vast area of the country’s agricultural land is needed for their production.
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Photography Bernhard Lang has taken to the skies to capture the colourful patchworks, patterns and stripes that give the country’s farming lands such a distinct look. The photos, which are more like individual abstract works of art, often don’t even resemble fields of tulips.
RELATED: Discover tours of the NetherlandsThe Tulip Fields collection is part of a larger series called the Aerial Views project which the photographer started back in 2010. To see more work from Lang, visit his website bernhardlang.de. via Bernard Lang / Creative Boom