Wordless Wednesday: Come Walk This Way

Cairngorms National Park

 

blue whippet in winter coat climbing a mountain trail, seen from behind

 

blue whippet in winter coat pausing to sniff a large stone on a mountain trail, seen from behind

 

a black whippet in a winter jacket on a mountain trail looking back at the camera over his right shoulder

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, f/2.8, 1/800 s, ISO 100 and f/3.5, 1/250 s, ISO 100.

 

Wordless Wednesday

Nancy Merrill’s A Photo A Week Challenge: From the Back

 

Tanka: September’s Music

 

two whippets on the beach at low tide

 

close to the shore
waves are making music
we listen, we dance
between seaweed covered stones
the sound of geese returns

© Xenia Tran

 

two whippets on the beach at low tide

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

 

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/3.5, 1/2000 s, ISO 100.

 

 

Nancy Merrill’s A Photo a Week Challenge: Water

Rag Tag Daily Prompt: Slippery

 

Haiku: Sweet Monadhliath

 

close up of black whippet looking up and into the distance

 

sweet Monadhliath
snow fields on higher ground
still kiss the sky

© Xenia Tran

 

a few remaining snow fields on one of the peaks in the Monadhliagh mountains

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

 

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/4, 1/80 s, ISO 125 and f/4, 1/800 s, ISO 160.

 

Dutch Goes the Photo Tuesday Photo Challenge: Height

Daily Prompt: Juxtapose

 

Haiku: Splash of Spring

 

a black whippet with a green ball and a blue whippet with a pink ball playing by tidal lagoon

 

splash of spring
by a familiar lagoon
the day runs free

© Xenia Tran

 

a black whippet with a green ball and a blue whippet with a pink ball playing by tidal lagoon

 

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.

 

Daily Prompt: Ceremony

Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge: Twisted

Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku Challenge #203: Home & Free

 

Tanka: After the Spring Rain

Cairngorms National Park

 

blue whippet sniffing the ground with old grass and green shoots

 

the fragrance
of the earth and sky
blending
sweet memories by the loch
after the spring rain

© Xenia Tran

 

nesting box in pine forest around Loch Deo

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

 

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

 

Carpe Diem Spring Retreat 2018: The Light of the World

Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge: Place in the World

Daily Prompt: Forest

 

Wordless Wednesday: Happy Place

 

dunes, beach, sea and hills across the Moray Firth on a sunny day

 

two whippets playing on the beach

 

a smiling blue whippet in play mode on the beach

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia

 

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

 

Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge: Place in the World

Daily Prompt: Laughter

Wordless Wednesday

 

Haibun: Sacred Forest

Cairngorms National Park

 

black whippet in black harness looking to his right on a forest trail

 

We take our time walking through the hills. Heather sleeps in muddy browns and mauves. Ground-nesting birds have made their home. The scent of pine mingles with Spring, a promise of tumbling green.

sacred forest
it looks a thousand years old
in flowing water

© Xenia Tran

 

close up image of a small waterfall in a forest with the profile of a young stag visible in the flow

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/3.5, 1/100 s, ISO 100 and f/6.3, 1/125 s, ISO 320.

 

Carpe Diem Spring Retreat 2018: The Light of the World

Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge: Place in the World

Daily Prompt: Forest

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