Wordless Wednesday: Staying Cool

 

blue whippet with a pink ball walking through a tidal pool

 

two whippets walking through a tidal pool

 

black whippet leaping from a tidal pool on to seaweed-covered rocks

 

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/2.8, 1/2000 s, ISO 160.

 

Lens-Artists Weekly Photo Challenge: Cooling

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge Week 2: Animal, Ocean, Vivid, Water

Wordless Wednesday

 

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

 

Wordless Wednesday: Above the River

Achany Glen

 

the river Shin flowing through Achany Forest

blue whippet in purple harness walking on forest trail above the river

 

views of the river Shin and mountains beyond from a hill in Achany Forest

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

 

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Settings: f/5.6, 1/400 s, ISO 160, f/2.8, 1/1000 s, ISO 100 and f/5, 1/500 s, ISO 200.

 

 

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Week 1 Photo (Green, Tree, Tan)

Wordless Wednesday

 

Haiku: Water Speaks

 

black whippet in black harness turns to his left in dappled light and long grass

 

friendly forest
where every waterfall
returns a smile

© Xenia Tran

 

close up of a waterfall where a smiling face appears in the flowing water

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

 

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Settings: f/2.8, 1/1000 s, ISO 100 and f/6.3, 1/500 s, ISO 100.

 

Dutch Goes the Photo Tuesday Photo Challenge: Treat

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

Rag Tag Daily Prompt #40: Dappled

 

Tanka: Compass

 

forest trail in dappled sunlight beside a loch

 

the forest opens
her arms with dappled light
on instinct
we follow an unknown path
that leads to sacred waters

© Xenia Tran

 

a blue whippet drinking from a loch

Happy Friday and we wish you all a wonderful weekend!

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

 

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Canon Powershot SX60 HS, Settings: f/5.6, 1/80 s, ISO 160 and f/5.6, 1/125 s, ISO 250.

 

Carpe Diem #1469: Finding the Path

Rag Tag Daily Prompt #36: Hospitable