Playing with light

I love the way you can hold

The summer light in your hands

Arc-light

And pour it over

Wild fields of clover.

Beautiful clover

The light gives a perfect auburn background

For a lone flower in the sunset.

Lovely flower copy

It caresses a tree trunk

With liquid honey

Golden trunk

That spreads out to catch

The glow of a single shining strand

Of beauty.

This is peace. This is love. This is Nature.

Single shining strand

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88 thoughts on “Playing with light

  1. summer light adds that bit of magic to life and all that it touches…that first pic is just amazing…ha…cool capture…and the golden touch of sun on everything…..happy monday

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  2. This is what I’ve been missing all summer! I can probably count on less than one hand the golden hour days that were actually golden, rather than cloud covered or raining, in weeks and weeks and weeks. Thank you for sharing yours!

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  3. Beautiful series of shots and the perfect words/thoughts as always! I do love the first shot! The perfect look of wonder! I hope you and your family have a wonderful week!

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  4. The first photo of that gorgeous girl holding the light and reflecting it stopped me in my tracks! Such beauty captured. I love the poetry of your words and your images. They are all stunning. But the girl with the light just takes my breath away.

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  5. Wow!!! The idea behind the image with your daughter is just mind-blowing!!! And I so love the second image, with the clover caught in the long rays of the evening sun!!

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  6. I think this is one of the most delicious posts I have ever read….your images are pure art, and the words are so smooth they slide like silk into a golden pool. Really inspiring…holding sunlight in your hands….you have given me a few ideas to play with Fi….thank you 🙂

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  7. Ohne Licht kein Schatten und ohne Schatten kein Foto! – Bei Deinen Fotos sind Licht und Schatten optimal – Gratulation!
    Schönen Gruß,
    Luis

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  8. Dearest LadyFi,
    Wow, how gorgeous your pictures are♡♡♡ “Playing with light” the title and your words expresses your pictures really wonderfully. And the header with your pictures truly amassed me a lot♬♬♬ I wonder how you did it p;) And I’ll keep the quote in my mind, my friend.

    Sending you lots of love and hugs from Japan, xoxo Miyako*

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  9. Dearest LadyFi,
    Wow, gorgeous pictures about “light” Your title and the words really expresses your wonderful pictures as well♡♡♡ Stunned by your beautiful photos. And your header with your photographs are magnificent. I wonder how you did it, p;)

    Sending you lots of love and hugs from Japan, xoxo Miyako*

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  10. Fantastic!!! I love these photos, all so very beautiful! The little girl has such a sweet expression as she looks at her glowing ball of light. I love all your photos but this one is my favorite 🙂

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  11. Very nice, you did a great job playing with the light and making it spectacular in your composition

    I’m inviting you to join us with your travel images for Travel Photo Mondays next week, please link up with us 🙂

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  12. wonderful wonderful images and words. I am always seeking to catch the light. I love your image of the lone flower. So beautiful.
    Have a wonderful week, and thank you for stopping by my blog this week.

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  13. A marvellous series of captures illustrating so beautifully the use (and importance) of light in photography. My favourite is the sun kissing the tree trunk! ….. I so appreciate that time of day when late afternoon sun caresses the countryside! Thanks for sharing your wonderful talents Fi, and for making time to call by my blog.

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  14. Beautiful photos, as always, and words just as wonderful to go with them.
    The golden summer light in the evening is one of my favorite things.

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