A true gift

So many summer gifts –

Two best buddies hanging out by the lake

And a spectacular sunset to lift the soul.

The best gift you can give anyone

Is a part of yourself.

For more beauty, please visit: Skywatch.

And Camera Critters.

112 responses

  1. I could sit and gaze at this photo forever. It is perfection!!

    August 30, 2012 at 12:34

  2. Gorgeous light and composition! Look at those reflections and colours!!! Lovely words too.

    August 30, 2012 at 12:37

  3. What a great picture!!! You can sell it like a poster for sure. Lovely colours and the reflections are all over the lake….wow!!!

    August 30, 2012 at 12:42

  4. what a peaceful place just to sit with a friend…..and so true on the greatest gift….

    August 30, 2012 at 12:46

  5. OMG, this is soooo beautiful. Want to live there. ♥

    August 30, 2012 at 12:49

  6. A joy and a delight. Two of your best buddies enjoying the sunset together.

    August 30, 2012 at 13:09

  7. What a GORGEOUS, serene image… Just perfect!

    August 30, 2012 at 13:10

  8. What a whole lot of drama in the sky!

    August 30, 2012 at 13:12

  9. Don

    What an image! Life is beautiful, and you know what, it’s all free. Just a magnificent image.

    August 30, 2012 at 13:20

  10. really beautiful… wow.

    August 30, 2012 at 13:23

  11. But toi photo is great.
    I’m thrilled!
    Lucy

    August 30, 2012 at 13:31

  12. Pure magic!

    August 30, 2012 at 13:59

  13. Pat

    A wonderful subject, beautifully composed and photographed.

    August 30, 2012 at 14:34

  14. jcosmonewbery

    Come on, this is not fair. Do you ever have a bad day over there?

    August 30, 2012 at 14:35

    • LOL – we have many bad days, but I don’t post photos of those kind of grey days.

      August 30, 2012 at 15:14

  15. Looks so peaceful!

    August 30, 2012 at 14:53

  16. so true .. and a glorious photo to accompany those thoughts

    August 30, 2012 at 15:12

  17. Fabulous!

    August 30, 2012 at 15:25

  18. Just wonderful

    August 30, 2012 at 15:34

  19. I have said this before, but the part of the world you live in is so beautiful….great shot.

    Jen @ Muddy Boot Dreams

    August 30, 2012 at 15:52

  20. BLISS!!!

    August 30, 2012 at 15:53

  21. Beautiful sky and clouds charming. Excellent photo, a real treat. Greetings.

    August 30, 2012 at 16:01

  22. This is absolutely gorgeous!

    August 30, 2012 at 16:10

  23. Sylvia Kirkwood

    No better way to end a day — particularly with a best friend! Such a gorgeous capture and the perfect words! Have a wonderful weekend!

    August 30, 2012 at 16:14

  24. Riet

    That is a stunning sky and great shot.. just wonderful

    August 30, 2012 at 16:20

  25. TexWisGirl

    fantastic!!!

    August 30, 2012 at 16:22

  26. –Every single time
    I click over here….My Heart does a somersault. Xxx

    August 30, 2012 at 17:31

  27. This photo is a marvelous gift. Thank you — it’s absolutely gorgeous, and the composition is perfect.

    August 30, 2012 at 18:08

  28. Glorious! Spectacular light and pretty horizon.

    August 30, 2012 at 18:11

  29. Words are as beautiful as the shot!

    August 30, 2012 at 18:32

  30. Beautiful photo and sentiment. :) :)

    August 30, 2012 at 18:34

  31. you transported me to this peaceful scene. have a lovely day.

    August 30, 2012 at 18:39

  32. Thanks for this best gift (shot)… It’s so splendid and bewitch! :)

    August 30, 2012 at 18:53

  33. Have I told you lately how much I love your lake?

    August 30, 2012 at 19:31

  34. This is so stunning it takes my breathe away! It looks like the most beautiful painting ever painted!

    August 30, 2012 at 19:35

  35. Exquisite.

    August 30, 2012 at 19:55

  36. great photograph!

    August 30, 2012 at 20:19

  37. Bob

    Beautiful girl with her best frind, sat and watched.

    August 30, 2012 at 20:31

  38. Pure gold! Sky, reflection, and frieindship!

    August 30, 2012 at 20:50

  39. Absolutely gorgeous sky and reflection. I love the composition of this shot with the buddies enjoying the sunset.

    August 30, 2012 at 21:18

  40. Summer in Sweden looks so good!
    Still enjoying the Midnight Sun?!

    August 30, 2012 at 21:56

    • Afraid not – it’s getting dark just after 8 pm now.

      August 31, 2012 at 05:36

  41. Gorgeous!

    August 30, 2012 at 22:15

  42. this is the kind of evening when you are reluctant to go inside.

    August 30, 2012 at 22:52

  43. Beautiful golden tones. They really set the mood.

    August 30, 2012 at 23:59

  44. Jim

    Spectacular and very moving!

    August 31, 2012 at 00:15

  45. A picture to drown in. The true essence of peace.

    August 31, 2012 at 00:33

  46. onceupona

    Beautiful photo, Fi– simply beautiful. Cheers! -Danette

    August 31, 2012 at 00:34

  47. I agree with Majsan…perfect poster material. Wow. Just beautiful.

    August 31, 2012 at 00:39

  48. Lady Fi, what a awesome photo. Well done! Have a great weekend and Happy Skywatching!

    August 31, 2012 at 01:09

  49. Wow….so stunning….and fills me with peace :-)

    August 31, 2012 at 01:36

  50. how do you find these perfect photo opportunities…..I must have missed that setting on my camera! Lovely.

    August 31, 2012 at 01:39

  51. Absolutely gorgeous photo–and I love seeing those 2 ‘buddies’ relaxing there… TERRIFIC. Thanks for sharing.
    Hugs,
    Betsy

    August 31, 2012 at 02:09

  52. This is awesomeness!

    August 31, 2012 at 02:46

  53. really beautiful, such a peaceful place

    August 31, 2012 at 02:56

  54. Stunning contrast!Looks like a scene from a fairytale!

    August 31, 2012 at 03:07

  55. What an incredible shot!

    August 31, 2012 at 03:35

  56. Wow !!! Just Beautiful as with all your photos !!

    August 31, 2012 at 04:19

  57. This is just lovely!

    August 31, 2012 at 04:58

  58. Heavenly!

    August 31, 2012 at 05:01

  59. Looks stunning and magical. Can I join them?

    August 31, 2012 at 05:59

  60. A spectacular and tranquil scene.

    August 31, 2012 at 06:06

  61. Great picture, sure tells a story!

    August 31, 2012 at 06:15

  62. Makes you wonder what they are thinking as they sit there…..

    August 31, 2012 at 07:17

  63. Wonderful photo. Stormily impressive and perfectly tranquil all at once. Love it!

    August 31, 2012 at 09:15

  64. Liz

    Beautiful photograph! Happy sky watching.

    Skywatch

    August 31, 2012 at 09:50

  65. Yes, a nice photo Fi. Your two Amigos…. – Dave

    August 31, 2012 at 11:51

  66. Wow! Beautiful sunset photo. It makes me feel nostalgia.

    August 31, 2012 at 12:38

  67. J’aime cette belle image Fiona!

    August 31, 2012 at 12:42


  68. · What a beautiful words! Well, the photo is beautiful too.

    · hugs

    CR· & ·LMA
    ________________________________
    ·

    August 31, 2012 at 13:47

  69. LOVE!

    August 31, 2012 at 14:09

  70. Stunning colours and your daughter sitting with Oscar just adds a finishing touch. Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

    August 31, 2012 at 14:24

  71. Pure bliss! I could sit there for hours together!


    My Yatra Diary…

    August 31, 2012 at 15:32

  72. You get some amazing sunsets where you are! Beautiful! x

    August 31, 2012 at 19:47

  73. Fantastic!!!! And great words of wisdom!

    August 31, 2012 at 21:05

  74. Delightful shot! I just put my last days of summer snippet photos onto my blog.

    September 1, 2012 at 00:32

  75. Al

    Stunning – what a sunset!

    September 1, 2012 at 01:27

  76. Gorgeous capture, and beautiful words to finish my day..

    September 1, 2012 at 01:54

  77. dafarmer

    Your work always blows me away Fi!!!

    September 1, 2012 at 03:00

  78. the sky and reflections are amazing! a marvelous composition.

    September 1, 2012 at 06:45

  79. Thats a very good picture. I really like the way you include people (and dogs!) in most of your pictures – mine are empty in this regard!

    SM

    September 1, 2012 at 09:48

  80. Perfect combination of a photo and words! So beautiful, peaceful, and relaxing.

    Yoko

    September 1, 2012 at 13:38

  81. Fantastic fantastic!! =) And I love to see the two mates sitting there! I love your words also! So true what you write! :)

    Lovely day to you! :)

    September 1, 2012 at 14:05

  82. lindyloumacinitaly

    What a wonderful photo.

    September 1, 2012 at 14:17

  83. Spectacular scenery.

    September 1, 2012 at 16:35

  84. JM

    This is just stunning! WOW!

    September 1, 2012 at 17:00

  85. indrani

    Wow! Total drama there!

    September 1, 2012 at 18:31

  86. Honest to goodness, this post brought tears to my eyes. Those best buddies have such tender souls. Oscar in the water–I want to hug that big love! So much heart in your pictures. Thank you.

    September 2, 2012 at 03:59

  87. Beautiful picture you show.
    Thank you for visiting my blog (goats) and put your link to your blog into.
    Sometimes I have “little” hard to find who wrote a comment that my blog is a little different.
    Wish you a good Sunday :)
    Hanne Bente

    September 2, 2012 at 08:53

  88. Looks like a magic moment. Superb image.

    September 2, 2012 at 13:39

  89. Beautiful photographs, such views are stopping the heart out of joy. I am greeting

    September 2, 2012 at 14:27

  90. Such a beautiful image!
    Thanks for sharing;o)

    ***
    Have a nice week****

    September 3, 2012 at 01:37

  91. What a gorgeous sunset and reflection!!

    September 3, 2012 at 02:14

  92. Beautiful..it is a photo AB1 will treasure someday:)

    September 3, 2012 at 06:31

  93. what a lovely mood :)

    September 3, 2012 at 08:51

  94. Magical … Bravo!

    September 3, 2012 at 14:31

  95. Very beautiful and peaceful!

    September 4, 2012 at 08:23

  96. This is SPECTACULAR!

    September 4, 2012 at 20:03

  97. Karen

    Absolutely stunning, so serene.

    September 9, 2012 at 15:36

  98. Beautiful… Wish I was there

    September 11, 2012 at 04:31

  99. wow

    November 2, 2012 at 13:35

  100. I’d say. Lovely. Wow! Over a 100 comments.

    September 6, 2013 at 15:43

  101. Kim

    Just breathtaking.

    September 6, 2013 at 16:30

  102. Stunning!

    September 7, 2013 at 23:23

  103. What a great picture!!!
    Greetings, RW & SK

    September 11, 2013 at 12:55

  104. Oh my goodness, this is perfection at its finest!!

    September 13, 2013 at 02:18

  105. S. Etole

    So much story in this.

    September 19, 2013 at 13:26

  106. denise

    Wow! Not only a sweet photo but a truly magnificent one!

    September 19, 2013 at 16:27

  107. To think that God is willing to share such beauty with us. And thanks to you for sharing the gorgeous photograph!

    September 21, 2013 at 13:57

  108. Fantastic photo!

    September 21, 2013 at 16:58

  109. Just lovely!

    September 30, 2013 at 20:09

  110. Joop

    This is WONDERFUL…..compliments.

    Greetings from Holland, Joop

    October 20, 2013 at 15:04

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