Strawberry swirl

July was a time of long, long summer nights,

And strawberry swirls in the sky.

Swirl 1

Pink gave way to

Ruby red —

Raspberry2 copy

As the sun sank into the lake

With a sizzling hot splash.

Red peace

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113 responses

  1. Diane

    Love these shots. The colors are nearly the colors of autumn which is just around the corner… YAY!

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    August 21, 2014 at 13:22

  2. That last picture truly is enchanting…

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    August 21, 2014 at 13:38

  3. Ganz wundervoll !!!

    LG Mathilda ❤

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    August 21, 2014 at 13:42

  4. This place is really wonderful and you go there at magical hours and you get this gougers landscape. Really wonderful

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    August 21, 2014 at 13:48

  5. i just want to sigh…smiles.
    i like a little strawberry creme on my day….smiles…

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    August 21, 2014 at 14:09

  6. What a wonderful World we are living!

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    August 21, 2014 at 14:19

  7. Anonymous

    Beautiful pictures

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    August 21, 2014 at 14:27

  8. Lovely! We have some rain now and sun between….but hope some warm Days will come.

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    August 21, 2014 at 14:27

  9. We see these same hues in Florida skies these days. They remind me of swirly sherbet. All these sensory experiences just make you want to shout Hallelujah!

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    August 21, 2014 at 14:30

  10. Wow, stunning and perfect title!

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    August 21, 2014 at 14:33

  11. What gorgeous colors in the sky and brilliantly captured.

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    August 21, 2014 at 14:40

  12. reminds me of the sherbet I ate as a kid.

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    August 21, 2014 at 14:54

  13. Absolutely gorgeous!

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    August 21, 2014 at 15:48

  14. Your pictures always make me breathe deeply, so very peaceful. Thank you for sharing this beauty Ladyfi. ❤

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    August 21, 2014 at 16:10

  15. Gorgeous!!!

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    August 21, 2014 at 16:15

  16. fabulous!

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    August 21, 2014 at 16:37

  17. You have the most delicious setting for sunsets. I so love that little pier and nothing can match the colors.

    amazing images captured by you and painted by God.

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    August 21, 2014 at 17:05

  18. Glorious skies/colors as always, and superb captures — also, as always!! I do love your strawberry skies! Thanks for sharing the beauty! Such a wonderful way to begin my day here in Oregon!! Have a lovely weekend!!

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    August 21, 2014 at 17:41

  19. Delightful!

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    August 21, 2014 at 17:41

  20. Your images are always so enchanting. Thank you for sharing your gift.

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    August 21, 2014 at 18:31

  21. Wonderful sky and cloud colors maximum beauty! These photos are gorgeous!

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    August 21, 2014 at 18:37

  22. ah! surreal…

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    August 21, 2014 at 18:47

  23. Aptly named, gorgeous light.

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    August 21, 2014 at 19:38

  24. As my little granddaughter always says, “Oh, my goodness”
    As to that I shall add … Wow! Beautiful, simply beautiful shots!
    🙂

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    August 21, 2014 at 20:14

  25. Pat

    Of very beautiful panorama – what time the photos were prses? – To get an idea because I have been in Norway in May and the nights were already very short compared to what we were in France

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    August 21, 2014 at 20:55

  26. Pat

    Of very beautiful panorama – what time the pictures were taken? – To get an idea because I have been in Norway in May and the nights were already very short compared to what we were in France -Pictures very sweet !!!

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    August 21, 2014 at 20:57

    • This was taken at about 10.30 in the evening in July. The nights in Sweden are light most of the time during the high summer.

      Lady Fi wrote: > >

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      August 22, 2014 at 05:56

  27. oh que c’est beau

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    August 21, 2014 at 21:13

  28. Stunning pictures !!!!!<3

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    August 21, 2014 at 21:15

  29. Magic. What a glorious place you live in.

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    August 21, 2014 at 21:16

  30. Simply stunning 🙂

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    August 21, 2014 at 22:22

  31. well, strawberry and blueberry 🙂

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    August 21, 2014 at 22:43

  32. Oh yes, excellent stuff. All I need now is a spoon. 🙂

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    August 22, 2014 at 00:14

  33. Wow!

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    August 22, 2014 at 00:19

  34. Pat

    Stunning shots!

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    August 22, 2014 at 01:54

  35. How amazing! It’s even colored the water. Sometimes sunsets last a long time and we really get to savor them! Hugs!

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    August 22, 2014 at 02:57

  36. Perfect timing for me to see this Strawberry Sky…. Why, you ask???? WELL—I am sitting here drinking a Strawberry Mango cold drink…. Delicious!!!
    Hugs,
    Betsy

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    August 22, 2014 at 03:00

  37. Beautiful!!!…:)JP

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    August 22, 2014 at 03:07

  38. miyahde

    Wow; what a fabulous sunset sky with “Strawberry swirl”♡♡♡ Always admire your gorgeous photographs 🙂
    Sending Lots of Love and Hugs from Japan, xoxo Miyako*

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    August 22, 2014 at 03:54

  39. Your photos make me sigh! Always! 🙂

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    August 22, 2014 at 03:59

  40. Superb shots of a breathtaking sunset.

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    August 22, 2014 at 05:44

  41. Breath taking moments. Gorgeous colors and skies.

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    August 22, 2014 at 05:45

  42. Gorgeous views.

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    August 22, 2014 at 05:56

  43. Strawberries are my favorite! I appreciate you sharing three 🙂 .

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    August 22, 2014 at 06:03

  44. I’m always amazed at how the water reflects back so much of what is in the sky. Makes it twice as nice!

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    August 22, 2014 at 07:10

  45. Deliciously beautiful!!

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    August 22, 2014 at 07:14

  46. Gorgeous colours! Awesome captures!!
    Loved the 3rd one the most 🙂 not that that others are any less though!

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    August 22, 2014 at 07:46

  47. Amazing sky

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    August 22, 2014 at 07:58

  48. wonderful colors and skies, very nice sunset series with beautiful reflections.

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    August 22, 2014 at 08:09

  49. Jim

    Beautiful.
    Sydney – City and Suburbs

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    August 22, 2014 at 08:24

  50. I want some of those skies!!! Beautiful. 🙂

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    August 22, 2014 at 09:17

  51. Jeg nyter … sukkertøy pasteller, bare så vakkert!

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    August 22, 2014 at 09:29

  52. Quel moment magique ,!!
    Merci pour ce partage
    Amitié

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    August 22, 2014 at 09:30

  53. Such beautiful strawberry swirls…..but where is Oscar?
    The colours are magical, and I get a sense, having followed you for a while now, that the colours shift subtly across the year?
    Strawberry July looks magical Fi

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    August 22, 2014 at 09:55

    • Oscar is trotting faithfully by my side! And yes, our colours change a lot during the year…

      Lady Fi wrote: > >

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      August 22, 2014 at 10:08

  54. Wow, stunning color, reflection and sky captures. The strawberry swirls are lovely..Happy weekend!

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    August 22, 2014 at 10:58

  55. Wow, another stunning series, love them all !

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    August 22, 2014 at 11:08

  56. Very beautiful skies !

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    August 22, 2014 at 11:15

  57. You’ve managed to catch some stunning colors in your shots again. I love them all!

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    August 22, 2014 at 11:37

  58. Exquisitely beautiful!

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    August 22, 2014 at 12:06

  59. Beautiful!

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    August 22, 2014 at 12:52

  60. Pretty.

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    August 22, 2014 at 13:08

  61. Beautiful skies and reflections. I never tire of your lake

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    August 22, 2014 at 13:10

  62. Drooling over your skies!

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    August 22, 2014 at 13:42

  63. indrani

    Whoa! How fantastic are these!

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    August 22, 2014 at 14:37

  64. Simply beautiful.

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    August 22, 2014 at 14:57

  65. This is just breath-takingly gorgeous! A sight to behold!

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    August 22, 2014 at 15:02

  66. Stunning photography of nature’s beautiful sky palette for SWF ~ !!!

    artmusedog and carol (A Creative Harbor)

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    August 22, 2014 at 15:21

  67. Strawberry swirls, indeed. Beautiful!

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    August 22, 2014 at 15:28

  68. Oh my goodness…not only gorgeous, but your post title choice is perfect too.

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    August 22, 2014 at 15:59

  69. glorious skies – love the name you gave it too – “strawberry swirl” perfect!

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    August 22, 2014 at 16:09

  70. i am speechless. never have i seen such magnificent skies. stunning shots!

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    August 22, 2014 at 16:31

  71. jennypennifer

    Ah! Pink and red in a sky, reflected on water. It gets no better than that. You are a poet with your camera, Fiona.

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    August 22, 2014 at 17:04

  72. Ahh, strawberry swirls giving way to pink skies…now that’s beautiful! Magical words capture the essence of your photos perfectly. Gr8 #SWF images!

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    August 22, 2014 at 17:20

  73. I love these! Perfect sky shots.

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    August 22, 2014 at 18:17

  74. Oh Wow – I wish I could have seen this in person….I’d have probably have forgotten to take the pictures! So beautiful!!!

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    August 22, 2014 at 18:49

  75. I usually associate strawberry swirls with ice cream Fiona, your swirls are much more beautiful and way less fattening 🙂

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    August 22, 2014 at 18:58

  76. awesome series… very good silhouettes! liked the candy swirls

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    August 22, 2014 at 19:19

  77. Wow Fiona. They just keep coming!
    I’m off for some ice cream 😉
    Val x

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    August 22, 2014 at 19:48

  78. What a nice idea to call it strawberry swirl.

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    August 22, 2014 at 20:13

  79. You always capture the most gorgeous skies!
    Have a wonderful weekend.

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    August 22, 2014 at 21:17

  80. Great colours in your sky shots.

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    August 22, 2014 at 22:16

  81. Just gorgeous! Peaceful. Thank you for that.

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    August 22, 2014 at 22:49

  82. Sherbet skies for sure!

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    August 23, 2014 at 00:22

  83. I wish I was there. 🙂

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    August 23, 2014 at 00:32

  84. What gorgeous sunsets you have!!!

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    August 23, 2014 at 01:45

  85. Al

    Fantastic – you get the most amazing colors there.

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    August 23, 2014 at 02:21

  86. Perfect title! These are simply stunning!

    Lindy

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    August 23, 2014 at 04:04

  87. Looks like a combination of strawberry and creamsicles! 🙂

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    August 23, 2014 at 04:10

  88. Brilliant skies, thrilling colors! Thanks.

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    August 23, 2014 at 04:39

  89. these are just stunning

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    August 23, 2014 at 12:21

  90. How truly breathtaking – what wonderful colours!

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    August 23, 2014 at 12:35

  91. Fantastic photos of this colorful sunset. Amazing !
    Best regards, Synnöve

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    August 23, 2014 at 14:10

  92. JM

    Gorgeous! The bottom shot is my favourite.

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    August 23, 2014 at 16:02

  93. daryledelstein

    such amazing skies … in all the time i have visited you here i have never seen a boring sky

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    August 23, 2014 at 17:03

    • Believe me – we have plenty of boring skies, but I just don’t photograph them! 😉

      Lady Fi wrote: > >

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      August 24, 2014 at 07:14

  94. I love tour beautiful sunsets

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    August 24, 2014 at 00:16

  95. What breathtaking photos! Honest to God! You just keep outdoing yourself!

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    August 24, 2014 at 02:25

  96. I find myself getting a happy little thrill every time my fingers start walking the road
    to your next post…..always such a gorgeous treat for my eyes and soul.
    so much thanks for the beauty that you share
    (that you are)
    -Jennifer

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    August 24, 2014 at 03:09

  97. As always, the colours are fabulous!

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    August 24, 2014 at 05:22

  98. These colors are breathtaking! Such an amazing view! So great!

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    August 24, 2014 at 05:23

  99. So many comments! Wow! Marvellous swirly and colourful skies! Happy Sunday to you!

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    August 24, 2014 at 09:15

  100. Thanks for your kind comments on my post and sharing your pretty collection of colourful skies

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    August 24, 2014 at 12:13

  101. simply gorgeous!

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    August 24, 2014 at 15:14

  102. I’ll take mine with a dollop of whipped cream please….gorgeous.

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    August 24, 2014 at 19:56

  103. Absolutely gorgeous!

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    August 24, 2014 at 22:44

  104. pure gorgeousness. xx

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    August 25, 2014 at 01:47

  105. These are stunning! Very beautiful 🙂

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    August 25, 2014 at 12:00

  106. c’est tellement beau

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    August 25, 2014 at 14:29

  107. Another amazing sky. Thanks for sharing such beauty with us and thanks for visiting my sky.

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    August 25, 2014 at 18:23

  108. Breathtaking shots! 🙂
    xo

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    August 25, 2014 at 21:26

  109. Wow amazing pictures of lovely skies!

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    August 26, 2014 at 12:12

  110. Your photos are just gorgeous!

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    August 28, 2014 at 17:29

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