Today is the first day of the year 2020. The dawn of a new day, a new year, a new decade, and my new life. Like fresh snow on a sunny,…

The first picture I took this year right at midnight on January 1st, 2019 is also the last one I'm posting for the 2019 365-day challenge. What a fitting way to…

It's hard for me to believe I've reach the penultimate blogpost of the 365 Challenge. I've come to the conclusion that flowers are still my most favorite…

We love American breakfasts and the fact that there are restaurants (diners) devoted exclusively to serving breakfast and they serve it until 3 in the afternoon…

Growing up in Chicago, I experienced the beautiful SILENCE which occurs when it snows or just afterwards. Snow muffles all the sounds. That's why I associate a…

The specialty drink this time of year in Germany is Glühwein which is called hot mulled wine in English. It's served at all holiday parties and at all of the…

From my Zen series, the black & white version. People seek peace in a church, temple, synagoge, mountains, forest, nature ... and at home... on their yoga mat.…

Despite setting to F22 I could not get the whole thing in focus - any tips? I tried manual focus on the midpoint but both ends are still a little fuzzy.

For decades now, when its snowing outside I like to play George Winston's piano solo December album (CD) on continuous loop for hours. If you would like to get…

I'll be offline while on vacation but also in the time thereafter for a "digital detox" which is time spent without the distractions of the Internet. I am…

I had never seen a camera array set up before and I thought I'd share it with you. Last night at my company's Holiday Party there was a special photoshooting…

Everyone knows this form of Santa Claus in photo #1. He is the result of a campaign to make a more wholesome and approachable Santa Claus to sell Coca-Cola.…

Photo #1 is totally out of focus shot which I liked so much I decided to try some more. But nothing was as good as the accidental one. :-) I really like…

Presents are a tricky thing - they can cause happiness or pain. Presents are wonderful when both the giver and receiver are happy. Some of the best moments in…

Since we go away for a full week over the Christmas holidays we don't have our own Christmas tree. The German tradition is to get a (real) tree just a few days…

A few weeks ago on the first Sunday in Advent, I noticed this shiny red star ornament hanging from our lavendel bush right outside our house. I gave this blog…

The fun fact is that Germans do not decorate their houses with the decorations which Germans sell to tourists as "German Christmas decorations". Germans…

It's hard to capture a brillant sunset with a smartphone, and the colors in these captures are distorted. It looked like something was burning or had exploded…
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