Bettina's photos


  • enjoy summer

    “We should enjoy this summer, flower by flower, as if it were to be the last one we’ll see.” (André Gide) (picked by my father-in-law, arranged and photographed by me)

  • June poppies

    “I wonder what it would be like to live in a world where it was always June.” (L.M. Montgomery)

  • Sit still my heart...

    "Sit still my heart, do not raise your dust. Let the world find its way to you." (Rabindranath Tagore)


  • quiet waters

    “Only in quiet waters do things mirror themselves undistorted. Only in a quiet mind is adequate perception of the world.” (Hans Margolius)

  • lilac time


  • cyclops

    This is a jighead, belonging to my husband's fishing equipment. btw: I started another ipernity-account here for Jazzclub Eisenach, where my husband and I have been active for many years. All photos over there are taken by us.


  • when autumn leaves start to fall

    "The falling leaves drift by the window The autumn leaves of red and gold.... I see your lips, the summer kisses The sunburned hands, I used to hold Since you went away, the days grow long And soon I'll hear ol' winter's song. But I miss you most of all m…

  • a snail on the red carpet

    (snail on leaf of virginia creeper) Have a wonderful Friday and a good start into the weekend!

  • October beauties

    "Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own." (Charles Dickens) These unusually blue berries belong to some kind of cornus. Have a wonderful Thursday.


  • the apple never falls far from the trunk

    (translation of a German proverb with the meaning "He's a chip off the old block"). Have a great (holi)day! (it's the German national holiday today, celebrating the 17th anniversary of the German reunification)

  • I invited autumn into my home

    View On Black

  • today's harvest

    My husband, cleaning vegetables from his dad's garden (celery, zucchini, tomatoes, paprika, carrots). Hope you had a great weekend!


  • I wish the sky would rain down roses

    "You love the roses - so do I. I wish The sky would rain down roses, as they rain From off the shaken bush. Why will it not? Then all the valley would be pink and white And soft to tread on. They would fall as light As feathers, smelling sweet; and it…

  • autumnal overture, part 2

    (the background is a bright red and orange mushroom) Have a nice Friday and a great start into the weekend!

  • dahlia with sunflower background

    (seen yesterday in our garden) Have a sunny day!


  • thanks so much...

    ... for all the comments on my recent pics! I really appreciate each and every one of them - escpecially as currently I don't have the time to visit regularly! :)

  • autumnal ouverture

    The first messengers of autumn are appearing - and it feels like autumn outside, having cool temperatures and a lot of rain recently. Have a wonderful Tuesday!

  • snowy owl landing

    (yesterdays's visit to the the falconry "Falknerei am Rennsteig" in Ruhla. We learned that the snowy owls use their "furry" feathers around their beak to feel their prey, as they can't see very well at close distance. Have a great week y'all and thanks f…


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