Wordless Wednesday: Smiling River

Cairngorms National Park

a smiling black and white whippet on a riverbank
the river Feshie in Spring

The river is bubbling and flowing with snowmelt.

Wishing you all a wonderful Wednesday,

with love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Settings: f/4.5 – 1/1250 s – ISO 250 and f/4.5 – 1/1250 s – ISO 180.

Wordless Wednesday

Rag Tag Daily Prompt: Laughter

Word of the Day Challenge: Fresh

Tanka: Wide New World

a smiling black whippet walking across a shingle beach

our dogs’ world
once small, now widening
beneath their paws
deep sand and smooth stones
blessed by last night’s moon

© Xenia Tran

a blue and white whippet walking out of shot in the dunes above the river

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

with love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Canon Powershot SX60 HS, Settings: f/4.5 – 1/800 s – ISO 100, f/5.6 – 1/800 s – ISO 200 and f/4.5 – 1/1000 s – ISO 100.

Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku Challenge #314: Finger & Planet (Paw & World)

Your Daily Word Prompt: Adorn

Tanka: Time Waves

a blue and white whippet in a winter jacket sniffing the sand along the shoreline

line of surf
a sideways glance
reflecting
a passage of time and waves
the pulse of new beginnings

© Xenia Tran

the mouth of the river Findhorn as it flows into the firth

For all of you who celebrate, we wish you a very Happy Hogmanay and a great start to the New Year!

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/2.8 – 1/1600 s – ISO 100, f/2.8 – 1/1250 s – ISO 100 and f/4 – 1/800 s – ISO 160.

Your Daily Word Prompt: Reflect

Word of the Day Challenge: Begin

Haiku: Periwinkle

two whippets in winter jackets striding across the shingle under a blue sky

relics from the sea
wrapped around the shingle
half shell, half air

© Xenia Tran

two whippets in winter jackets sniffing the shingle side by side

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/4 – 1/320 s – ISO 100, f/2.8 – 1/1250 s – ISO 160 and f/2.8 – 1/1000 s – ISO 160.

Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku Challenge #286: Ashes & Cocoon (Relic & Wrap)

Your Daily Word Prompt: Discover

Haiku: Our World

a black whippet in a black coat looking down on the flowing burn

spirit of wolves
in the rain our world
is changing colours

© Xenia Tran

a close up shot of water bubbles and spurts in a flowing burn

black whippet in a black coat looking to his right in front of a flowing burn

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Settings: f/3.2, 1/250 s, ISO 100, f/3.2, 1/160 s, ISO 160 and f/6.5, 1/320 s, ISO 800.

Dutch Goes the Photo Tuesday Photo Challenge: Our World