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

 

Wordless Wednesday: Shimmy on the Shore

 

two whippets playing on tidal sands in front of the dunes

 

two whippets playing on tidal sands in front of the dunes

 

two whippets playing on tidal sands in front of the dunes

It is very breezy here today and we hope everyone in the UK and Ireland stays safe while storm Ali passes by.

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.

Wordless Wednesday

 

Tanka: Stone Steps

 

black whippet in a black harness walking on rocks and sniffing the seaweed at low tide

 

stone steps
so easy to trust
where they lead
when the moon floats by at night
to leave her blessings

© Xenia Tran

 

view over Moray Firth from Cove Bay at low tide

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, 1/2000 s, ISO 100.

 

Twiglet #94: Stone Steps

 

Tanka: Purple Splendour

 

two whippets on a mountain trail with abundant heather in bloom

 

shining bright
the scent of heather
every flower
unique, in the light
the way we all can be

© Xenia Tran

 

blue whippet in purple harness on top of a hill surrounded by blooming heather

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/4.5, 1/800 s, ISO 160 and f/4.5, 1/640 s, ISO 100.

 

Lens-Artists Weekly Photo Challenge #11: Small is Beautiful

Rag Tag Daily Prompt: Copious

 

Haiku: Sacred Path

 

a blue whippet in a forest smelling the wildflowers

 

sacred path
the light finds a way
to bless the leaves

© Xenia Tran

 

ferns reach out to the sunlight among pine trees

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

 

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/3.5, 1/160 s, ISO 100 and f/3.5, 1/400 s, ISO 100.

 

Carpe Diem’s Quest for a (New) Masterpiece #3: The Quest Continues

Rag Tag Daily Prompt: Oasis

Dutch Goes the Photo Tuesday Photo Challenge: Light and Dark

 

Wordless Wednesday: September Flowers

 

blue whippet in purple harness beside heather in bloom

 

black whippet in a black harness beside a wooden bridge and heather in bloom

 

close up shot of scabiosa flower with purple heather in the background

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

 

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/2.8, 1/320 s, ISO 100, f/4, 1/320 s, ISO 100 and f/4, 1/400 s, ISO 200.

 

Wordless Wednesday

 

Haiku: Gleann Einich

Cairngorms National Park

 

two whippets playing among heather in the mountains

 

lit by the sun
the suppleness of heather
wraps around the hills

© Xenia Tran

 

Gleann Einich clad in purple heather

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

 

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/4.5, 1/800 s, ISO 160 and f/4.5, 1/1000 s, ISO 160.