Tanka: Redshank

 

a redshank wading through the river at low tide beside the stones

 

catching the sun
between the river’s stones
a redshank
water rippling around his feet
soothing his reflection

© Xenia Tran

 

a redshank standing in the river at low tide beside the stones

 

close-up shot of a redshank standing by the river at low tide between the stones

With love from Xenia xxx

 

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Canon Powershot SX60 HS, Settings: f/5.6, 1/200 s, ISO 100, f/6.5, 1/250 s, ISO 125 and f/6.5, 1/400 s, ISO 200.

 

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The stories, poems and photographs on Tranature are the original creative work of Xenia Tran, inspired by the natural surroundings of the Scottish Highlands.

16 thoughts on “Tanka: Redshank”

    1. Thank you dear Helen, it is lovely to see them again. Hope you are well and much love to you and Dylan 🙂💖 xxx

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words, and yes, it is lovely to see how easily the bird blends in with the colours and reflections of the river 🙂💖

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words Kim, it was a beautiful moment with the blue from the sky reflected in the shallows under a low sun 🙂💖💦 xxx

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