The famous pond with the water lilies, in the Monet gardens at Giverny, France. | Online Art Museum

The famous pond with the water lilies, in the Monet gardens at Giverny, France.

The famous pond with the water lilies, in the Monet gardens at Giverny, France.

Giverny is best known as the location of Claude Monet’s garden and home. Claude Monet noticed the village of Giverny while looking out of a train window. He made up his mind to move there and rented a house and the area surrounding it. In 1890 he had enough money to buy the house and land outright and set out to create the magnificent gardens he wanted to paint. Some of his most famous paintings, such as his water lily and Japanese bridge paintings, were of his garden in Giverny. Monet lived in Giverny from 1883 until his death in 1926.

The picture is made using a LightCraftWork fader II Variable ND Filter on a Sony 20mm 2.8. Exposure 1.6 seconds at f/22.

Posted by >PvRFotografie on 2012-03-04 19:59:16

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