Tuesday Photo Challenge: Play

 

two whippets running on the beach chasing a green ball

 

wind in the waves
sand clouds, hazy sun
time to play

© Xenia Tran

 

two smiling whippets chasing each other on the beach with a green ball

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

 

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Canon Powershot SX60 HS, Settings: f/5.6, 1/2000 s, ISO 160.

 

Dutch Goes the Photo Tuesday Photo Challenge: Play

Carpe Diem Summer Retreat 2018: Finding the Way

Rag Tag Daily Prompt #47: Clouds

 

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.

 

Carpe Diem Summer Retreat 2018: Finding the Way

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Cooling

dVerse Poets: Happy 7th Anniversary and Quadrille #60

 

Haiku: Summer Groove

 

flowing river with four small waterfalls, flanked by aspen in full leaf

 

climbing upwards
beside the waterfalls
new music

© Xenia Tran

 

Two whippets walking through dappled light on a 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, 1/640 s, ISO 100 and f/2.8, 1/1250 s, ISO 160.

 

Frank J Tassone’s Weekly Haikai Challenge #41: Waterfall

Rag Tag Daily Prompt #42: Groove

Carpe Diem Summer Retreat 2018: Finding the Way

 

Haiku: Summer Wind

 

a black whippet running on tidal sands with a blue whippet running behind him

 

fresh and clear
on the waves carried here
summer wind

© Xenia Tran

 

a black whippet running on tidal sands with a blue whippet running behind him

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.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/2.8, 1/2000 s, ISO 100.

 

Terri’s Sunday Stills: Can you Capture the Wind?

Rag Tag Daily Prompt #39: Dart

 

Haiku: Splashing Water

 

smiling blue whippet running through a tidal lagoon

 

summer heat
splashing water
creates the wind

© Xenia Tran

 

smiling blue whippet reaching the sands after running through a tidal lagoon

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

 

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/5.6, 1/1000 s, ISO 100.

 

Dutch Goes the Photo Tuesday Photo Challenge: Heat

Sunday Stills Challenge: What does Summer mean to you?

 

Haiku: A Welcome Breeze

 

two whippets among heather and young pine trees on top of a hill

 

a welcome breeze
weaving through grass and heather
the dog’s smile

© Xenia Tran

 

a smiling blue whippet looking to her left on a mountain trail

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.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/8, 1/200 s, ISO 160 and f/8, 1/125 s, ISO 160.

 

Carpe Diem #1464: Wind in the Verdure (aoarashi)

 

Haiku: A Place to Hear

Cairngorms National Park

 

two whippets on a mountain trail with young ferns and pine trees

 

a place to hear
below the shimmering green
a waterfall

© Xenia Tran

 

a babbling burn deep in the glen, weaving through the trees and stones

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

 

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/8, 1/125 s, ISO 100 and f/4, 1/160 s, ISO 100.

 

Carpe Diem #1461: Waterfall (taki)