Happy New Year


This year was pretty abstract, so let’s start with an abstract photo on my blog. Seriously, this time I didn’t expect that I could get any firework photos as stores were not allowed to sell them this year, thus I did just leave the camera at home. I visited my mother and since grandma and grandpa don’t live far away either, I said hello to them too. But then I went back to my mother and we ate something, talked and waited until the year was over. So, while her husband worked, she wasn’t alone. Even if stores couldn’t sell … Continue reading Happy New Year

Dishwater Foam and Bubbles


Here is another experimental photo I shot with my 40mm macro lens. I saw the small foam bubbles in my dishwater and thought this could be a great macro subject. So, I attached the 40mm lens to my camera and took some photos but I think the image at the top is the best one. I shot the photo late and used higher ISO settings. But I attached a paper to my lens in front of the flashlight with elastic bands to make the flash bounce off the walls. Using paper as a diffuser is a fun little DIY trick. … Continue reading Dishwater Foam and Bubbles

Fir Hedge Background


Still experimenting with my new 40mm lens. And I realized you can also take some photos with it that could work as a nice Windows background on my PC, or as a background on my mobile devices. What I did there with the image above was getting very close to a fir hedge, focussing in the front and having depth of field in the background. I like photos like this one and will probably take my own background images in the future. I uploaded the image without doing any edits because I liked it as it came out of the … Continue reading Fir Hedge Background