Dragon Figure


Sometimes I also try to find things at home that I can photograph. I own the dragon figure in the picture above since almost two decades, I got that thing in a shop that basically sold cheap “bells and whistles” or “Schnickschnack” as we would say in Germany when we talk about stores that sell decor and other things for a buck or two. And I don’t mean this on a negative way, you can find some cool things in these dollar stores. The name is maybe a bit wrong in our case since we don’t trade with dollars, but … Continue reading Dragon Figure

Weekly Photo Challenge: Repurpose


For the recent WordPress Photo Challenge with the motto “Repurpose”, I have chosen a photo from my library that I shot in Reinfeld. If you walk around the pond that is called Herrenteich, you will enjoy the nature but at some point you reach the town and there is no way that you will miss the sculpture that you see in my picture. The first time I walked around the pond I thought “Wait, isn’t this a sculpture of the character Scrat from the movie Ice Age?” and I laughed. I researched and there is a person that locally supports … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Repurpose

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