Haibun: Hazy Morning

two whippets walking along the edge of a sand bar with a morning haze over the sea

The weather is turning warm again and the sandbar feels soft underneath. We walk here in quiet contemplation, leaving only foot prints before a line of surf waves them away.

calm sea
the blue haze wraps around
our new horizon

© Xenia Tran

the faint outline of blue mountains barely visible in the morning haze above the sea

We wish you all a calm and 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 and f/4 – 1/1000 s – ISO 100.

Lens-Artists Weekly Photo Challenge #46: Delicate

Haiku: Spring Equinox

a black whippet in a maroon and grey winter jacket sniffing the ground in the dunes

exploring
the lightness of spring
in my heart

© Xenia Tran

a smiling black whippet in a winter jacket running down from the dunes
a smiling black whippet in a winter jacket running down from the dunes

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/2.8 – 1/800 s – ISO 100, f/2.8 – 1/1600 s – ISO 100 and f/2.8 – 1/1000 s – ISO 100.

Frank J Tassone’s Weeky Haikai Challenge #77: March Equinox

Carpe Diem #1630: Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage … The Kohechi Trail

Haibun: Bathing in Light

 

Portrait of a mature black whippet lit by the sun on the beach

 

We’re on our way again. On our way to new discoveries, new dreams. The sun warms the sea after a cold night. Mist rises, a haze of blue. A haze of peace over a calm sea. That’s how we’d love the world to be.

floating gulls
together we find ourselves
bathing in light

© Xenia Tran

 

a blue whippet in a purple harness sniffing a white feather on tidal sands

 

seagulls bobbing on a calm sea with blue hazy mountains in the background

We wish you all a very peaceful 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/3.2 – 1/1600 s – ISO 100 and f/3.2 – 1/2000 s – ISO 100.

 

Nancy Merrill’s A Photo A Week Challenge: Meme-worthy Photos

Carpe Diem #1618: Kumano Kodo … On Our Way Again

Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku Challenge #243: Swim & Float

 

Haiku: Golden Hour

 

a blue whippet in a winter jacket walking towards the camera across tidal sands and shingle

 

shingle
left here by the surf
one cosmos

© Xenia Tran

 

a blue whippet in a grey and maroon winter jacket walking across tidal sands and shingle

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

 

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/3.5 – 1/1000 s – ISO 100.

 

Nancy Merrill’s A Photo A Week Challenge: Vanishing Point

RDP: Pet

 

Tanka: Jewels from the Sea

 

a blue whippet in a winter jacket sniffing seaweed on tidal sands

 

morning stroll
seaweed, salt and water
glistening
a scent from the deep
alive inside us here

© Xenia Tran

 

two whippets in a winter jackets sniffing seaweed on tidal sands

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, 1/800 s, ISO 100 and f/2.8, 1/1000 s, ISO 100.

 

Rag Tag Daily Prompt: Jewel

 

Haiku: Bird Song

 

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full of blossom
the song of a blackbird
echoes the wind

© Xenia Tran

 

blue whippet walking in walled garden full of blossom

 

With love to you all from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

 

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, setting: iA, 1/200 s.

 

Carpe Diem Universal Jane #17: Fragment And Phrase

Daily Prompt: Blossom

 

Weekly Photo Challenge: Reflecting

black whippet on the shore with tide flowing in at Loch Torridon

reflecting
how seaweed breathes in the sun
and under water
the ebb and flow of life
the constant flow of love

© Xenia Tran

tide flowing in at Loch Torridon

two whippets on the shore with tide flowing in at Loch Torridon

With love to you all from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, setting: iA, 1/200

In response to the Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge: Reflecting