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

 

Silent Sunday: Winter Landscape

 

a snow covered wooden bench beside the dunes overlooking the Moray Firth

 

snow covered bent grass, gorse and dunes overlooking the Moray Firth

With love from Xenia xxx

 

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Canon Powershot SX60 HS, Settings: f/3.5 – 1/60 s – ISO 640 and f/4 – 1/1000 s – ISO 100.

 

Silent Sunday

XingfuMama’s Pull Up A Seat Photo Challenge 2019 – Week 5

Lens-Artists Weekly Photo Challenge #31: Landscape

 

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

 

Haiku: Winter Solstice

 

leafless trees, a pile of ancient stones and a stone bench silhouetted in morning mist with a hazy sun

 

in mist
twice the sunlight
on solstice day

© Xenia Tran

 

sun breaking through morning mist and low cloud above the river Shin in Sutherland

 

sun breaking through morning mist and low cloud above the river Shin in Sutherland

Wishing everyone in the Northern Hemisphere a Happy Winter Solstice, everyone in the Southern Hemisphere a Happy Summer Solstice and everyone who celebrates Christmas happy Holidays!

We are taking a short blogging break and will be back next week.

With love from Xenia xxx

 

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Canon Powershot SX60 HS, Settings: f/6.3, 1/1000 s, ISO 200, f/5, 1/1000 s, ISO 160 and f/4, 1/1000 s, ISO 125.

 

Frank J Tassone’s Weekly Haikai Challenge #65: Solstice II

Rag Tag Daily Prompt: Solstice

Lens-Artists Weekly Photo Challenge #25: Reflections

 

Wordless Wednesday: Memories

 

a seal snoozing on a sandbar with a big smile on her face

 

a male seal barking next to a snoozing sleeping seal on a sandbar, a heron stands across the water

 

three grey and white common seals snoozing on a sandbar

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/6.3, 1/320 s, ISO 200 and f/6.3, 1/320 s, ISO 160.

 

Dutch Goes the Photo Tuesday Photo Challenge: Memories

Wordless Wednesday

 

Haiku: Today’s Gift

 

a seagull with a crab in his beack looking straight at the camera

 

today’s gift
a crab in the gull’s beak
flying home

© Xenia Tran

 

a seagull flies over the water with a crab in his beak, while four seals slumber on a sandbar

The gull carried the crab to his partner at the end of the sandbar.

We wish you all a very happy Friday and a wonderful weekend.

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 320 and f/6.3, 1/320 s, ISO 160.

 

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Rag Tag Daily Prompt: Skill