Haiku: Dream World

Achany Forest

 

wooden sculpture of a hawk in Achany Forest

 

as if in a dream
connecting us all
nature’s love

© Xenia Tran

 

a blue whippet in a maroon and grey winter jacket beside a wooden hawk sculpture on a forest trail

 

a dreamy blurry image of two whippets in winter jackets on a frozen forest trail

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

 

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/2.8 – 1/100 s – ISO 100, f/2.8 – 1/80 s – ISO 100 and f/2.8, 1/200 s, ISO 100.

 

Rag Tag Daily Prompt: Intimate

 

Wordless Wednesday: Into the Wild

Achany Forest

 

a black whippet in a maroon and grey winter jacket on a forest trail

 

two whippets in maroon winter jackets on a frosty forest trail with hills in the background

 

a frozen pond in Achany Forest with pine and fir trees in the foreground

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

 

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/2.8 – 1/100 s – ISO 100, f/2.8 – 1/200 s – ISO 160 and f/4 – 1/160 s – ISO 160.

 

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Haiku: Colours of Joy

 

view over the River Shin in morning mist from Achany Forest

 

mist rises
the day warms into
infinite joy

© Xenia Tran

 

two whippets in maroon winter jackets chasing each other through the forest

 

a blue whippet in a maroon winter jacket leaping past a black whippet in a maroon winter jacket on a forest trail

Wishing you all a very happy Tuesday!

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

 

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/4 -1/100 s – ISO 160 and f/2.8 – 1/80 s – ISO 100.

 

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Color of Your Choice

 

Haiku: Festive Forest

 

close up shot of a black whippet in a maroon and grey winter jacket on a forest trail, smiling at the camera

 

frozen ferns
the scent of spruce and pine
festive forest

© Xenia Tran

 

two whippets in winter jackets on a frost-covered forest trail

 

 

close up shot of frost crystals on ferns and grass

We’re having a short blogging break to spend the holidays with friends and family, and will be back here next Thursday.

Wishing you all a magical festive season from the wintry Highlands,

with love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

 

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/2.8, 1/125 s, ISO 125, f/2.8, 1/160 s, ISO 100 and f/3.2, 1/125 s, ISO 100.

 

Sunday Stills: Festive

 

Tanka: Creating Memories

 

blue whippet in a purple harness standing alert in the grass beside a woodland trail

 

exploring
one path after another
the wolf within
mindful of the living trees
the fallen resting in grass

© Xenia Tran

 

blue whippet in a purple harness walking down a woodland trail

 

blue whippet in a purple harness walking down a woodland trail

The fallen trees are left here and provide a home for micro-organisms and the rare aspen hoverfly.

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

 

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Wordless Wednesday: Wildflower Journey

 

two whippets on a forest trail with wildflowers

 

a blue whippet and a black whippet on a forest trail with wildflowers

 

two whippets on a forest trail with wildflowers

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

 

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/2.8, 1/640 s, ISO 100.

 

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Wordless Wednesday

Rag Tag Daily Prompt #55: Travel

 

Haibun: Dragonfly Wood

Achany Forest

 

wooden sculpture of a dragonfly in Achany Forest

 

On this warm day we reach for cool among aspen, pine and beech – their new leaves unstitched in a season of moving. It is an easy switch from beach to forest, from play to sniffs.

artist trail
sculpted by nature, by hand
a dragonfly

© Xenia Tran

 

a blue whippet on a forest trail in Achany Forest

We wish you all a very happy Monday and a wonderful new week!

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

 

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Settings: f/2.8, 1/250 s, ISO 100 and f/3.4, 1/250 s, ISO 250.

 

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