Haiku: Garden Buddha

close up shot of the head of a buddha statue

light rain
around the buddha’s feet
a sea of diamonds

© Xenia Tran

macro shot of rain drops around green poppy leaves
macro shot of rain drops around green poppy leaves

With love from Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/3.5 1/100 s – ISO 100, f/3.5 – 1/80 s – ISO 200 and f/3.5 – 1/50 s – ISO 200.

Nancy Merrill’s A Photo A Week Challenge: Meme-worthy Photos

Rag Tag Daily Prompt: Iridescence

We are delighted that the above haiku has been included in the Haiku Foundation’s EarthRise Rolling Haiku Collaboration 2019. Our haiku Celtic Mist and A Drop of Bliss are also included. A very big thank you to Jim Kacian and all at the Haiku Foundation who helped put this project together.

Wordless Wednesday: Natural Layers

greylag geese

greylag geese and seagulls in the estuary at low tide
greylag geese bathing and preening with herring gulls in the foreground
greylag geese bathing and preening at low tide

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/6.3 – 1/160 s – ISO 125 and f/6.5 1/160 s – ISO 250.

Wordless Wednesday

Dutch Goes the Photo Tuesday Photo Challenge: Layer

Haiku: Lands of Dream

Loch Fleet

snoozing and sleeping harbour seals and grey seals on a sandbar in Loch Fleet

snoozing seals
in their wild lands of dream
the road vanished

© Xenia Tran

a grey seal on the edge of a sandbar, tail fin in the air, and another grey seal snoozing
four snoozing harbour seals on a sandbar

With love from Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Canon Powershot SX60 HS, Settings: f/.6 – 1/160 s – ISO 100, f/6.3 – 1/160 s – ISO 160 and f/5.6 – 1/640 s – ISO 400.

Dutch Goes the Photo Tuesday Photo Challenge: Surface

Twiglet #114: The Road Vanished

Haiku: Celtic Mist

stones near Bonar Bridge in the morning mist

a pinch of fog
pulling up a seat
by the river

© Xenia Tran

morning mist lifting above the Dornoch Firth, a wooden bench in the foreground
morning mist lifting above the Dornoch Firth, a wooden bench in the foreground

With love from Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Settings: f/7.1 – 1/1000 s – ISO 200, f/4 – 1/800 – ISO 160 and f/4 – 1/1000 s – ISO 160.

Twiglet #113: A Pinch of Fog

XingfuMama’s Pull Up A Seat Week 7

We are delighted that the above haiku has been included in the Haiku Foundation’s Earth Rise Rolling Haiku Collaboration 2019. Our haiku A Drop of Bliss and Garden Buddha are also included. A very big thank you to Jim Kacian and all at the Haiku Foundation who helped put this project together.