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Welcome to the new, and improved version of Heaven in Belgium. I am Jientje. "Jientje", like the boys name Gene, followed by "chu"? "Gene-chu", that's how you pronounce my name. Yes!!!!That's it!! So now you know huh? I am an addicted blogger. I was born and raised and am still living in Belgium. Yeah, the "this-is- Tuesday-so-this-must-be-Brussels" kind of Belgium .. There, you see? Maybe you couldn't find it on the map, but at least I'm trying to change that a little by sharing lots of pictures. I really love to cook and create new things, like this blog for instance. I am a mother, not a grandmother,I don't know if I'll ever be, but I'll let you know in due time! Oh and um ... I am a wife too! They say I'm a traveler, and a photographer. Well that's just what they say, I love to make pictures, but I am far from professional ... If my English is not perfect, that would be because it's my second language. I do hope you'll forgive me any possible misspellings or strange vocabulary ... Now, as a result of all of the above, I get way too little sleep and my days are always much too short!

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Monday, May 18, 2009

Macro Monday, Hey Buttercup ....

One more "last" picture I took the day I ruined my camera. The wonderful super macro feature I had on that camera, is what I miss the most right now. I can still take "some" pictures with my old camera, but none of that macro work I love so much! *sigh*
Okay. I'll stop whining. But let's all hope and pray the Canon Gods will smile at me tomorrow and send me my camera?



Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it. ~Confucius



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24 comments:

Thom said...

You caught that bug on your camera? My goodneess...what a fantastic shot. I love it. :)

Mar said...

I stay away from insects but yours is a fantastic shot. What Canon camera did you have/will you get again??
Happy Monday!

ROSIDAH said...

Wow, that's a great macro shot! I know how it is out of camera, I hope the Canon Gods will really smile at you tomorrow and send the camera. Have a great week, Jientje :)

quilly said...

What an intriguing bug! I have never seen anything like it. Great shot!

Dagrun said...

I do agree. A bug can be beautiful and this certainly was a great macro shot.

hip chick said...

Great pictures. I think you will find more on your new camera to love also. And, I love the quote.

The Old Fart said...

Great Picture, My Macro quit working on my camera. For some reason since I found it at Lost & Found it has never been the same.

Someday I'll have a nice camera again. Hope you new camera arrives soon.

bill

June said...

A two-fer! :-) Great takes of both subjects!

Wanda said...

Hope your camera arrives soon...that must have been a tiny bug...and easy to overlook...makes me want to go searching myself!...Thank you for your comment Jientje!

Jane said...

What an awesome picture! I wish I had that feature on my camera!

Doug said...

Beautiful photo. No more Mondays for awhile?

LceeL said...

Lovely, lovely shot. Buttercup.

Sherrie said...

Hi!
I don't see anything wrong with this close-up. It's beautiful!! Have a great day!!

Sherrie

Terri said...

Well, at least your camera went out with a bang! This is stunning. I love the bug - what is it?

Melli said...

WOW! I would have SAVED that picture for the Scavenger Hunt ... but maybe you have something even BETTER in mind! That is beautiful!

Jientje said...

@ Thom: Yes, well it was a surprise to me too!
@ Mar: I had a Canon Powershot S5IS, and the new one is the SX10 IS, the improved version of the S5. There is a review here, if you're interested:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mj7CiuBQLZA&eurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Ecameralabs%2Ecom%2Freviews%2FCanon%5FPowerShot%5FSX10%5FIS%2Fvideo%5Freview%2Eshtml&feature=player_embedded

Jientje said...

@ ROSIDAH: I hope so too!! And if they do, I WILL have a great week!! Have a great week yourself ROSIDAH!
@ Quilly: neither have I!
@ Dagrun: Thanks, yours are great too!
@ hip chick: Yes, I think so, according to what I've seen so far, I will. I hope.
@ Bill: Eww, did you loose it once? It's good you got it back, but still!
@ June: Sorry, a two-fer? What two subjects?
@ It was tiny yes, but it did seem to want to pose for me!
@ Jane: My favourite feature, the super macro!
@ Doug: I hope to have my new camera tomorrow, and then I can do a Macro Monday again next week.
@ Lou: Thank you, you're sweet.
@ Sherrie: Thank you!
@ Terri: I have no idea what it is, but I like it!
@ Melli: I keep forgetting about that Scavenger Hunt. It's time I get my new camera, so I can start doing some serious hunting!!

lisaschaos said...

He sure is a pretty little fellow!

amanda guthrie said...

Awesome shot, I am gonna pray that a camera comes your way soon, I feel your pain Trust Me!

Your EG Tour Guide said...

This shot is fantastic, Jientje!

Willow said...

So, I go away for a couple of days and what happens??! Jientje wrecks her camera, is sad, gets a new one! What a week you've had!

Robin said...

Aack!

No seriously, it's a beautifully done macro shot.

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Alida said...

Jientje,

Your pictures just keep getting lovelier.

Tammie Lee said...

Wonderful portrait of that very interesting little fella! Hope you get your camera back soon.

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