Eye Candy, Featured, Hotspots

Hortus Botanicus

Hortus Botanicus, one of Amsterdams favorite places to visit during the weekend when the sun is out and the weather is nice. All of us Amsterdamians have had several field trips to this beautiful old botanical garde during our preschool education. We learnt all there was to know about plants, how to grow them and […]

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Frozen, the Amsterdam edition

The last times the canals in Amsterdam were frozen was in 2012, so were we all so happy that a few weeks ago we were able to enjoy our beautiful city from the frozen canals instead of the sidewalk. Below a selection from Alejandro Loar’s personal database! Time to put on our ice skates!   […]

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Living on a houseboat in Amsterdam

Walking down the canals in Amsterdam there is one thing that sets the city apart from most other European cities: we like to live on the water. Amsterdam is getting overcrowded and finding a decent spot to live becomes harder and harder each year. But who thinks that living on a houseboat is a step […]

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Tips for fall

  Having enjoyed a beautiful Indian summer, fall has finally caught up with us. The weather is getting cooler, yet the colors on the trees and streets are still vibrating with the experience that comes with fall in Amsterdam. While you might think that this is the best time to snuggle in with your loved […]

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Street view: Bloemgracht

Every few weeks, we post a visual gallery of an Amsterdam street. The goal is to create a collection of photographs from every single street in Amsterdam. This week’s street: Bloemgracht! Also check out Amsterdamview’s Instagram account for more Amsterdam eye candy.

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The Secret Gardens of Amsterdam

  If you’re visiting Amsterdam there are a few things you must do. On top of most tourist and photographers bucket lists lays visiting one of Amsterdam’s famous Hofjes. Behind some of Amsterdam’s squeaky doors lay secret hidden gardens of which formerly only the inhabitants of the garden knew. With internet nowadays most of them […]

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Blue Hour

  If you like taking pictures of Amsterdam, you would probably enjoy the so-called Blue Hour. During this period the sky has a deep blue hue with a cold color temperature and saturated colors. In the evening, the blue hour follows the golden hour. In the morning, it occurs just before the golden hour. You […]

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Amsterdam Canals Reflections tips & tricks

  Using reflection when taking pictures of Amsterdam can lead to some amazing effects and exciting images. As a rule, the larger and deeper the water, the less likely it will create a good reflection. Good that the typical depth of the city’s canals is between two and three meters. When capturing reflections on the […]

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