Tanka: Hoarfrost

macro shot of a curled brown autumn leaf covered in ice crystals

brown leaves
sparkling with frost
a robin calls
his song becomes the star
my compass for the day

© Xenia Tran

macro shot of brown and green leaves covered in hoarfrost

Wishing you all a peaceful Sunday,

with love from Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/3.5 – 1/80 s – ISO 200, f/4 – 1/60 s – ISO 200 and f/3.2 – 1/100 s – ISO 125.

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Wordless Wednesday: Bellflower Crystals

macro shot of frost covered bellflower leaves and buds
macro shot of a cluster of frozen bellflower buds and leaves

Wishing you all a sparkling Wednesday,

with love from Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/4 – 1/100 s – ISO 100, f/4 – 1/125 s – ISO 125 and f/4 – 1/125 s – ISO 160.

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close up of ice crystals on evergreens and wilting leaves
macro shot of evergreen covered in ice crystals
macro shot of ice crytals around the edges of the tip of a green leaf

With love from Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/4.5, 1/80 s, ISO 250 and f/4.5, 1/125 s, ISO 250 with DMW LC55 Lens.

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Haiku: Evergreen

macro shot of hebe sapphire head with frost

sparkling with frost
your second flowering
hebe sapphire

© Xenia Tran

macro shot of hebe sapphire mid-section with frost

Hebe Sapphire is an evergreen that flowers in Spring and in Autumn.

With love from Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/4.5, 1/125 s, ISO 320 with DMW LC55 lens.

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