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

 

Silent Sunday: Relaxing Afternoon

 

a pen and two of her cygnets sleeping on a small island

 

a pen and two of her cygnets resting on a small island in the pond

 

a cob preening in the background with brown grass in the foreground

With love from Xenia xxx

 

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Canon Powershot SX60 HS, Settings: f/5.6, 1/250 s, ISO 800, f/6.3, 1/250 s, ISO 800 and f/6.5, 1-320 s, ISO 1250.

 

Silent Sunday

Rag Tag Daily Prompt: Dream

 

Silent Sunday: Mallard Magic

 

a mallard duck bathing, head first in the river

 

close up of bathing duck resurfacing from the water

 

close up of bathing duck resurfacing from the water

With love from Xenia xxx

 

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/2.8, 1/640 s, ISO 100.

 

Lens-Artists Weekly Photo Challenge #21: Splash!

Silent Sunday

 

Silent Sunday: River Party

 

swan parents with four cygnets and several mallard ducks on the river

 

close up shot of three fully grown cygnets in the river

 

three cygnets with their father in the foreground and a few mallards on the river

With love from Xenia xxx

 

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Canon Powershot SX60 HS, Settings: f/5.6, 1/160 s, ISO 1600 and f/6.3, 1/200 s, ISO 1600.

 

Silent Sunday

Dutch Goes the Photo Tuesday Photo Challenge: Trio

 

Silent Sunday: Looking Good

 

a herring gull on tidal sands looking straight at the camera

 

close up shot of herring gull preening on tidal sands, rolling waves behind him

 

close up shot of a herring gull on tidal sands in front of rolling waves, one leg raised

 

close up shot of herring gull looking smart after his preening session

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 160.

 

 

Paula’s Thursday Special Pick a Word in October (Y3): Aperture

Rag Tag Daily Prompt: Fleek

Lens-Artists Weekly Photo Challenge: Changing or Changeable

Silent Sunday

 

Silent Sunday: Ruffled Feathers

 

a male swan (cob) chasing an intruder swan out of the river

 

a male swan (cob) chasing an intruder swan out of the river

 

a male swan (cob) chasing an intruder swan out of the river

Our local cob had to escort an intruder swan away from the nest and out of the river – his pen and cygnets were all safe further downstream.

All is quiet again and we wish you a peaceful Sunday.

With love from Xenia xxx

 

Paula’s Thursday Special: Pick a Word in July (Y3) – Feathers and Splash

Rag Tag Daily Prompt #45: Kerfuffle

 

Silent Sunday: Lilac Rose

 

macro shot of lilac rose with a rain drop and green leaf

 

macro shot of the centre of a lilac rose with a rain drop

Happy Sunday everyone!

With love from Xenia xxx

 

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/5, 1/160 s, ISO 100 and f/5, 1/125 s, ISO 100 with DMW-LC55 lens.

 

Cee’s Flower of the Day: Bearded Iris

Jenn’s (Traveling at Wits End) Weekly Photo Challenge: Layers

Silent Sunday