Got a new gizmo from my brother Carlos and had to get out and try it, so half of today’s pictures were made with an 85mm Zeiss 1.4 portait lens on my battered little Sony NEX 5 with a new phase detection AF (LA-EA2) adapter. I’m geeking out. Merry Christmas. **click on the pics to […]
The Christmas circus is at Carré now and next to my house there are lion cages. The roaring of the lions keeps me up all night.
An evening of walking around, looking at the preparations for Christmas.
I went to the Kinkerbuurt on Thursday night, and saw definite signs of Christmas. Not everyone in the Netherlands only celebrates Sinterklaas. Lots of people may celebrate Christmas also, but regardless, Amsterdam is a very international city and caters to the interests of people from many, many countries. Lots of streets and areas have their […]
Another reason that I love Amsterdam so much is the history. Everywhere you look, you can find interesting architecture and signs of this city’s history. One street over from me, on the street that crosses the Magere brug is an atelier of a sailmaker (for boats) and he has just started refurbishing the door to […]
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