Last week, I purchased a new Canon T5i to replace the one taken during the lamentable burglary. And I bought a fixed-50mm lens as well.
This lens is perfect for close-up shots in lower light, and because it’s so short, the depth of field allowance is minimal, meaning some lovely bokeh.
Here are some shots from home on Saturday:
Aunt Esther painted this ornament in the early 1980s. It’s been with me through a dozen moves, and is one of my favorites.
Spider mums. Dining room table.
An oil painting from Brazil 2001.
Irises. Looking from the dining room toward the living room and the Christmas tree.
A gift from the Whites, many Christmases ago.
Bells that date back to before I was born. I now have the family keepsake.
Greek pillow cover.
Window to the right of the fireplace.
I don’t recall who gave me this, but I love this rustic Santa.
In a living room mirror, this reflection of the dining room. At distance, this lens has no bokeh.
Mom made this ornament. I have several Mom-aments that are the first to go on the tree each year.