8 February 2014


A short post before heading to work. The sunset! This is the view from our living room. I see it every day, but it is never the same and still beautiful!

5 February 2014

The start of a new day.

I am not a morning person. Absolutely not. There should be an award for getting out of bed, because, if you're one of these people who "just get up", you deserve some respect. I would never in my life receive that award, but hey, everyone's got their own talent! I would win a "being late for school"-award for sure...

I am ALWAYS late for school. I just can't get out of bed and half an our truly feels like five minutes before 10 AM.
So, today I was rushing again when I decided to ask my mother for a favor: "mom", I asked, "would you please drive me to school?" ... she mumbled something in reply that ended with the words "uuhg, yes"... HALLELUJAH! I was going to be right on time for once and, even better, I had 5 minutes extra to do with whatever I wanted! 

I went to my room to fix my face [read: apply make-up], but saw something more interesting: the view. There was a sunrise happening right in front of me. (You have to realize I normally don't witness anything that takes place before I arrive at school, we can blame my auto-pilot for that.) But, here it was: a real sunrise, as real as in the movies. 

I decided this was capture-worthy. I shot it, now I'm sharing it. 

This is what the street I live in looks like. I almost feel like this village has some beauty to it! At least if I focus on the birds and sky real hard...

 After applying a lot of contrast: 

PS. something went wrong while uploading the pictures, I am still trying to figure out what, but that explains the weird structure on the second photo. Excuses moi.  

4 February 2014

Zzzzoomed in.

I don't know about you, but close-ups of insects aren't usually something I like to look at. Please, make an exception for these guys. They won't harm you, I already shot them for you!  

These are two of the first photos I took with my new D3100. I love how sharp these turned out, especially because of the contrast with the vague background. 

Because I took them at the end of spring (2013) during sunset the colors turned out extremely vibrant. Looking at these pictures makes me realize spring is my favorite season for a reason.   

Reasons I love spring: 
- Days are long, but not long enough too be kept awake by the sunlight (perfect).
- It's warm outside, so I can wear T-shirts without vests.
- It's my birthday season! 
- The smell of rain on warm asphalt...
- etc. etc.

Please, let me know what you think of these pictures! And also, I am curious, what's your favorite season?