Haiku: Simple Joys

two whippets in winter jackets running through a forest

simple joys
seeping into grass
the dog’s laughter

© Xenia Tran

a panned action shot of two whippets in winter jackets running side by side

Wishing you all a very happy Monday and a wonderful week ahead,

with love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/2.8 – 1/80 s – ISO 200, f/2.8 – 1/50 s – ISO 200 and f/2.8 -1/30 s – ISO 200.

Friendly Friday Photo Challenge: Simple Joys

Word of the Day Challenge: Nature

Tanka: Where Moss Flows

a black whippet in a winter jacket waiting at the corner of a rising forest trail

all is silent
where the dog pauses
eyes full of love
in the shadows of a rock
moss flows and flows

© Xenia Tran

a large rock above a forest trail with moss growing on top

Wishing you all a very happy Thursday and a great weekend ahead,

with love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Settings: f/2.8 – 1/80 s – ISO 100, f/2.8 – 1/60 s – ISO 200 and f/2.8 – 1/60 s – ISO 160.

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Wordless Wednesday: Into the Magic

Faskally Woods

action shot of a blue and white whippet running down a forest trail
a dreamy winter image of Loch Dunmore, the trees reflected in still water.

Wishing you all a magical Wednesday,

with love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Settings: f/2.8 – 1/30 s – ISO 200 and f/2.8 – 1/60 s – ISO 100.

Wordless Wednesday

Rag Tag Daily Prompt: Magic

Haiku: Unconditional Love

two whippets in winter jackets sniffing brown leaves and stones

resting here
leaves and moss themselves
are love

© Xenia Tran

two whippets in winter jackets sniffing brown leaves and stones

Wishing you all a peaceful Tuesday,

with love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/2.8 – 1/40 s – ISO 200 and f/2.8 – 1/50 s – ISO 200.

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Dutch Goes the Photo Tuesday Photo Challenge: Rest

Haiku: All that we Love

Faskally Woods

a black whippet in a winter jacket sniffing the ground beside a loch

scent of earth
all that we love reflected
in shining water

© Xenia Tran

two whippets in winter jackets sniffing the moss beside a loch

Wishing 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.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/2.8 – 1/50 s – ISO 200, f/2.8 – 1/60 s – ISO 200 and f/2.8 – 1/60 s – ISO 160.

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Rag Tag Daily Prompt: Aromatic

Haiku: First Snowdrop

a blue and white whippet running onto the beach followed by a black whippet

first snowdrop
small shoots dazzle everywhere
this winter

© Xenia Tran

a blue and white whippet on the beach followed by a black whippet

Wishing you all a very happy Thursday and a wonderful weekend,

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 100.

Carpe Diem #1803: New Beginnings … Snowdrops

Rag Tag Daily Prompt: Aesthetics

Wordless Wednesday: Welcome the Bridge

Faskally Woods

a blue and white whippet in a winter jacket running across a wooden bridge
a blue and white whippet in a winter jacket pausing on a wooden bridge

Wishing you all a wonderful Wednesday,

with love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Settings: f/3.4 – 1/30 s – ISO 200, f/2.8 – 1/50 s – ISO 200 and f/2.8 – 1/60 s – ISO 200.

Wordless Wednesday

Sue’s Weekly Prompt Photo Challenge: The Bridge

Your Daily Word Prompt: Define

Tanka: Lighting Candles

a black whippet in a winter jacket on a forest trail with leafless trees

leafless trees
the forest breathes her calm
in winter’s grey
a sunburst through the pine
one candle lighting another

© Xenia Tran

a sunburst through leafless trees and pine

Wishing you all a peaceful Tuesday,

with love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/2.8 – 1/60 s – ISO 160, f/2.8 – 1/125 s – ISO 160 and f/4 – 1/160 s – ISO 160.

Sunday Stills: Shades of Gray

Word of the Day Challenge: Collaborate

Wordless Wednesday: Leading the Way

Cairngorms National Park

a black whippet in a winter jacket taking off to jump the burn
a black whippet in a winter jacket suspended in the air while leaping across a burn

Wishing you all a wonderful Wednesday,

with love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/2.8 – 1/400 s – ISO 160 and f/2.8 – 1/320 s – ISO 160.

Wordless Wednesday

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Word of the Day Challenge: Guide

Haiku: Born Anew

panned action shot of a leaping whippet following another on a forest trail

born anew
flying between trees
winter forest

© Xenia Tran

panned action shot of a leaping whippet following another on a forest trail

Wishing you all a very happy Thursday and a great rest of the week,

with love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/2.8 – 1/40 s – ISO 200 and f/2.8 – 1/60 s – ISO 200.

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