Wordless Wednesday: The Giving Tree

close up of a dead tree offering life to vine, lichen, mosses and more
close up of a dead tree offering life to vine, lichen, mosses and more
A dead tree offering life to vine, lichen, mosses and more

With love from Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/2.8 – 1/60 s – ISO 200, f/2.8 – 1/50 s – ISO 200 and f/2.8 – 1/60 s – ISO 400.

Wordless Wednesday

Paula’s Thursday’s Special: Pick a Word in January Y4 – Lofty

Rag Tag Daily Prompt: Balance

Dutch Goes the Photo Tuesday Photo Challenge: Growth

Silent Sunday: The Look of Love

a pen (female swan) swimming in the river in evening light
a pen and cob swimming past each other on the river
swan parents swimming closely past each other on the river

With love from Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Canon Powershot SX60 HS, Settings: f/6.5 – 1/320 s – ISO 400, f/6.3 – 1/320 s – ISO 500 and f/6.3 – 1/320 s – ISO 400.

Silent Sunday

Paula’s Thursday’s Special: Pick a Word in January Y4 – Scintillating

Wordless Wednesday from the Banks of our River

a blackheaded gull standing in the river and tilting his head at the camera
An adult and two juvenile seagulls preening themselves by the river
a herring gull feeding in the river at low tide

With love from Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Canon Powershot SX60 HS, Settings: f/6.5 – 1/320 s – ISO 200, f/5.6 – 1/320 s – ISO 160 and f/6.5 – 1/320 s – ISO 320.

Wordless Wednesday

Dutch Goes the Photo Tuesday Photo Challenge: Bank

Rag Tag Daily Prompt: Immerse

Haiku: Delightful Company

a maturing cygnet with pink bill on the river with a female mallard duck

cygnets and ducks
delightful company
on the river

© Xenia Tran

one mature cygnet looks up at the camera whilst his sibling feeds below water
three mature cygnets swimming against the tide on the river

We wish you all a very happy Monday and a wonderful new week!

With love from Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Canon Powershot SX60 HS, SettingsL f/6.5 – 1/320 s – ISO 640, f/5.6 – 1/320 s – ISO 100 and f/5 – 1/125 s – ISO 100.

Carpe Diem #1588: Delight in Company

Wordless Wednesday: Follow Me

close up shot of an oystercatcher wading into the sea
side-on close-up shot of an oystercatcher wading through the shallows
side-on close-up shot of an oystercatcher wading through the shallows

With love from Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Canon Powershot SX60 HS, Settings: f/6.5, 1/320 s, ISO 100, f/5.6, 1/320 s, ISO 100 and f/6.5, 1/320 s, ISO 125.

Wordless Wednesday

Nancy Merrill’s A Photo A Week Challenge: The Great Outdoors

Rag Tag Daily Prompt: Quest

Silent Sunday: Art in Nature

a wooden bench made from tree trunks overlooking Findhorn Bay
view to the north side of Findhorn Bay with an anchored sailing boat
close up shot of spiral seashell inlay on top of tree-stump table
close-up shot of seashells on wood catching the morning sun

With love from Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/4, 1/500 s, ISO 160, f/2.8, 1/1600 s, ISO 100 and f/2.8, 1/2000 s, ISO 160.

Silent Sunday

Lens-Artists Weeky Photo Challenge #28: Curves

 

Wordless Wednesday: Winter’s Reflection

Dornoch Firth

Winter view across the Dornoch Firth, seen from the West
a barn and farmhouse beside birch and pine trees reflected in the water
View towards the East along the Dornoch Firth in Winter

With love from Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Canon Powershot SX60 HS, Settings: f/4, 1/200 s, ISO 160, f/4.5, 1/60 s, ISO 200 and f/4, 1/500 s, ISO 400.

Wordless Wednesday

Lens-Artists Weekly Photo Challenge #27: My Travels

Sunday Stills: Reflect