My Little Cousin Shot This Photo


My 13 years old cousin asked for it, she wanted to try my DSLR camera, and I allowed her to take a photo and you can see the result above. My little cousin is quite agile, so, I did take care that she wouldn’t drop the camera, and I explained her some of the buttons and how the lens works. Even if a DSLR is a quite complex device, I liked the idea to let her try to use it, especially because I think it’s important to show children something early, who knows, maybe they develop a passion for the … Continue reading My Little Cousin Shot This Photo

Beautiful Eurasian Coot


In the photo above you can see an Eurasian coot, I shot the photo near a pond when I walked through the parks. I believe it’s the first time that I took a photo of an Eurasian coot, or the first time I uploaded one to my blog. It’s good to have some other bird photos uploaded to the blog, although it’s sad that we don’t have so much colourful birds in Germany, our birds are rather common and not so paradisiacal, but still beautiful I think. Continue reading Beautiful Eurasian Coot

Beautiful Swan


Last week I decided to grab my camera and went outside to see if I can take some new photos. I didn’t want to walk miles and decided to walk to one of the ponds in our parks. I noticed right away that it’s a little bit more difficult to take decent photos in autumn, especially when it’s so cloudy, but I went back home with some good bird photos. I saw some swans and shot several photos, you can see one of them in this post. Continue reading Beautiful Swan

Grandpa’s Birthday Cakes


Grandpa turned 75 today and we celebrated his birthday. The family came together again, and when I say again, then because there are several birthday’s of family members by the end of the year. His birthday is always the last in the year, after it there is only Christmas. So, we came together to talk, to enjoy the day together, and as always, to eat delicious cakes! You can see the cakes in the photo gallery of this post. We had a tasty yellow or orange cake, that one was extremely delicious and tasted like lemon and orange, and it … Continue reading Grandpa’s Birthday Cakes