Happy Chanukah!

Posted by Yonatan (New York, United States) on 18 December 2009 in Lifestyle & Culture.

My fiancee's parents bought us a beautiful oil menorah for Chanukah. I've always had a candle menorah and this oil menorah is a real treat to have. The process is more laborious, but it's a lot of fun and I think it's a great piece to look at during the Chanukah holiday.

My initial plan was to capture a picture of the menorah fully lit. Seeing that the holiday is almost over and I had a picture of cockroach on my blog for several days I thought it was time to change gears. I took this picture with my new macro lens. From the recent trend in my photos you can surmise two things. 1) I love the macro lens! 2) It's really cold outside and I haven't had much opportunity for landscape shots (I'm hoping some snow will change all that).

I hope everybody celebrating has enjoyed their Chanukah so far. My belly sure is full of latkes and I plan on stuffing a few more in before the holiday ends.

Chag sameach!

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Olympus E-510
1/8 second
ISO 400
50 mm

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