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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.

RELATED: These aerial images are so staggeringly beautiful they deserve a place in the Tate Modern
Aerial photography of Tulip fields in NetherlandsPhotography 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 NetherlandsTulip fields 9The 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.Aerial photography of Tulip fields in Netherlands Aerial photography of Tulip fields in Netherlands Aerial photography of Tulip fields in Netherlands Aerial photography of Tulip fields in Netherlands Aerial photography of Tulip fields in Netherlands Aerial photography of Tulip fields in Netherlandsvia Bernard Lang / Creative Boom


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