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While digging through my archives I found these photos I took about two and a half years ago at my great uncle’s 90th birthday. I still like the series so I thought I’d put them up here. It was a lovely day with my extended family and some regional quirks.

IMG_1011blogMy sister and her partner’s daughter having fun with the camera.

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IMG_1019blogMy great uncle is very fond of music and helped founding the first music school in the area. He also always was very involved in the local brass band. I don’t know about your area, but where I come from every village has their own brass band. So the local brass band dropped by for a birthday serenade. My great uncle discussing the set with the bandmaster.

IMG_1021blogMy sister being cheeky, my great uncle listening to the music. Still can’t get over the fact that he’s 90 years old, he looks so much younger.

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IMG_1027blogLots of shake hands.

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IMG_1035blogIf you make it to 90 years, you get to conduct the brass band.

IMG_1045blogEven the local police commander dropped by and brought a gift.

IMG_1046blogListening to the speech. Not easy to impress.

IMG_1047blogAnd some more music.

IMG_1051blogMy great uncle believes in the importance of kids getting in contact with music, so he was very happy about all the kids in the brass band.

IMG_1054blogMy dad discussing a piece of music with one of the brass band girls.

IMG_1057blogHaving done their duty, time for food, drinks and party. Typical brass band.

IMG_1058blogLeftovers.

IMG_1060blogI’m repeating myself – brass bands!

IMG_1065blogOne last speech (it was a very short one), and then food.

IMG_1075blogFamily time. My brother, my dad and my great uncle.

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Lovely memories of meeting my extended family. And wishing my great uncle many more happy years to come.

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March 1, 2015 at 5:40 pm

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My Dad turned 65 this year in spring. He invited family and friends for a birthday/retirement party. There was music, food, wine, great people, a recital of some quite fruity Mozart letters and lots of laughter, but see for yourself.

I had hestitated to put the pictures up on here, as it’s all family and friends on the pictures – but then it isn’t any different from other entries with family and friends I’ve done before, and photography is always personal in one or another way… Plus I liked how the series turned out. So, enjoy!

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October 9, 2013 at 7:08 pm

Birthday

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Recently my brother and  were invited to a friend’s 30th birthday. I snapped a few pictures, and as I quite liked how they turned out I thought I’d share them here.

My brother on the train on our way to get some yummy birthday cake!

30 candles.

Candles looks so nice on film…

Anticipation.

Make a wish!

Little princess.

Tired. Or lost in thoughts.

Film: Trix 400 in Rodinal 1+50.

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February 12, 2011 at 6:45 pm

Football, boys & their toys

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Been thinking about setting up my own blog for a while now, so here we go! Even though I’m not perfectly happy with everything yet I thought I’d share a few pictures from this weekend…

Usually I don’t like watching football, but as I was invited to a birthday party during the Champions League Finals and was promised some sausages and beer, I happily joined in and took some pictures. The guys were really absorbed in completing their Panini sticker albums for the FIFA World Cup.

Discussing the progress of the Cameroun album page…

Busy…

Crossing out the stickers he had just put in his album… You gotta stay up-to-date!

Beer, sausages and TV

Game’s over…

Crips collection…

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May 24, 2010 at 2:37 pm