Wordless Wednesday: Grateful

Glen Affric

two whippets in black jackets walking on a forest trail with spring greens
a black whippet turning on a forest trail and a blue and white whippet walking towards the camera, both wearing black jackets
a cascading stream beside a forest trail with young green leaves on the birch trees

We are eternally grateful for all the beauty and bliss that nature brings us.

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 100 and f/2.8 – 1/250 s – ISO 100.

Wordless Wednesday

Rag Tag Daily Prompt: Grateful

Haiku: Flowing Water

 

black whippet bending down to sniff the stones beside the loch

 

taking it all in
the sound of flowing water
fills the glen

© Xenia Tran

 

a stream running through the forest with young and mature pine

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

 

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/3.5, 1/200 s, ISO 160 and f/3.5, 1/250 s, ISO 100.

 

Carpe Diem’s Sparkle of Joy

 

Weekly Photo Challenge: Awakening

 

blue whippet splashing in water on tidal sand with a pink ball

 

black whippet running with a yellow ball on tidal sands

 

shingle, sand, breakwater and tidal pools under low hanging cloud

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

 

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/3.2, 1/1000 s, ISO 100, f/3.2, 1/1250 s, ISO 100 and f/8, 1/320 s, ISO 100.

 

Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge: Awakening

Wordless Wednesday

 

Haiku: First Blossoms

 

black whippet running on the beach with a yellow ball

 

sweet joy
when sun’s warmth opens the self
first blossoms

© Xenia Tran

 

 

smiling blue whippet running on the beach with a pink ball

 

Happy Monday everyone, we wish you all an amazing 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, 1/1600 s, ISO 100 and f/2.8, 1/2000 s, ISO 100.

 

Frank J Tassone’s Weekly Haikai Challenge #28: First Blossoms

Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge: Smile

 

Haibun: Time to be Still

 

blue whippet in winter jacket walking on frozen shallows

 

Water knows there is enough time to be still. It seems like yesterday we walked on ice. Today the sun is higher in the sky and warms the shallows.

pause and flow
a surprise of butterflies
the first flower

© Xenia Tran

 

two whippets in black jackets walking through the shallows

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/4, 1/500 s, ISO 100 and f/5.6, 1/1000 s, ISO 100.

 

Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #25: Use that Quote

“The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.”
Rabindranath Tagore.

Frank J Tassone’s Weekly Haikai Challenge #26: Triduum (or transformation)

Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge: Favorite Place

 

Haiku: A Spring Toast

 

black whippet with a green ball running on the beach

 

sun grows warmer
raises her glass to the sea
curls in her shadows

© Xenia Tran

 

blue whippet with a pink ball walking across tidal sands and outcrops

 

Happy Monday everyone and we wish you all a wonderful new week!

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

 

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, setting: iA, 1/800 and 1/400

 

Tanka: A New Season

 

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seals surrender
to warmth of the rising sun
leaving Spring
to swim in the river
string her pearls in the sea

© Xenia Tran

 

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Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, setting: iA.

 

In response to Dutch Goes The Photo Tuesday Photo Challenge: Spring

Carpe Diem #1175 Theme Week Hafiz (1) Potted Plant

dVerse Poetics – The River