Enter the dragon

Dragon fire

Sweeps over the lake —

Dragon's breath

Fierce, beautiful

And dramatic.

Fierce

The dragon sweeps onwards

Leaving behind memories

Of purple rain.

Rain

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108 responses

  1. Fabulous shots!

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    May 28, 2015 at 15:22

  2. OMG… just stunning Ladyfi! ❤

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    May 28, 2015 at 15:27

  3. Mon

    AHHH! SUCH PRETTY dragon fire!

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    May 28, 2015 at 15:34

  4. just breathtaking! i wish to see the sky like that one day

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    May 28, 2015 at 15:48

  5. super shot….quite realistic too! (y)

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    May 28, 2015 at 15:50

  6. Stunning Fi, absolutely stunning.

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    May 28, 2015 at 15:53

  7. Those clouds and colors, WOW.

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    May 28, 2015 at 16:02

  8. wow! dragon fire, for sure!

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    May 28, 2015 at 16:10

  9. itsallaboutpurple

    these images had the ability to bring me there, to put me right in the middle of this scene!! they are spectacular!!!!

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    May 28, 2015 at 16:33

  10. Ron

    “Fierce, beautiful

    And dramatic.”

    You said it, Fiona! Stunning. Absolutely STUNNING photographs!

    Have a terrific Thursday, my friend!
    X

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    May 28, 2015 at 16:45

  11. It`s the heaven on earth. How tiny we are in this beautiful world. Greetings from Switzerland Erika

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    May 28, 2015 at 16:53

  12. Stunners all!!

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    May 28, 2015 at 17:17

  13. Now that is one fabulous dragon Fiona! Great captures 🙂

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    May 28, 2015 at 17:18

  14. Wow! Just … WOW!

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    May 28, 2015 at 17:33

  15. Absolutely stunning! 🙂

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    May 28, 2015 at 17:52

  16. Dragon fire…looks like the movie The Hobbit, The Desolation of Smaug :-))

    Great photos.

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    May 28, 2015 at 17:55

  17. Beautiful intense colors with the setting sun – but also a nice downpour !!! oops

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    May 28, 2015 at 18:12

  18. Such stunning colors, I love the light you captured…Superb photo.

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    May 28, 2015 at 18:15

  19. Just stunning again :0) I envy you that wonderful view.

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    May 28, 2015 at 18:18

  20. Yes, yes!

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    May 28, 2015 at 18:45

  21. Wonderful. Who needs fireworks with a sky like that!

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    May 28, 2015 at 18:59

  22. Mac

    wow…cool shots 🙂

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    May 28, 2015 at 19:09

  23. Oh my goodness, you share the most incredible skies. The reflections on the water are phenomenal!

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    May 28, 2015 at 19:16

  24. GORGEOUS SHOTS!

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    May 28, 2015 at 19:30

  25. Very dramatic, looks like a painting. 🙂

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    May 28, 2015 at 19:34

  26. really incredible!!!

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    May 28, 2015 at 19:34

  27. Wow, stunning photos of this dramatic and fantastic sky !
    Best regards, Synnöve

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    May 28, 2015 at 19:43

  28. Wow! Magnificent photos!

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    May 28, 2015 at 19:53

  29. Stunning! You always show the best skies. 🙂

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    May 28, 2015 at 19:54

  30. Love the sheer power and shape of the colours in the sky and lake in that first shot. The purple rain looks so peaceful afterwards!

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    May 28, 2015 at 19:55

  31. I love those pictures, beautiful scenery!

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    May 28, 2015 at 19:58

  32. You do have powerful skies! And stunning.

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    May 28, 2015 at 19:58

  33. Wonderful composition, I love the shapes and tones !!

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    May 28, 2015 at 19:58

  34. A big WOW!

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    May 28, 2015 at 20:03

  35. aptly named..dragonfire…stunning shots.

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    May 28, 2015 at 20:10

  36. Dramatic! Such a great reflection, too.

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    May 28, 2015 at 20:21

  37. What an imagination! I would guess that as a child you saw fanciful creatures in cloud formations. Right?

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    May 28, 2015 at 20:47

  38. Amazing!

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    May 28, 2015 at 20:48

  39. It does look like a dragon!

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    May 28, 2015 at 21:04

  40. WOW…..love this!!! Spectacular colors too.

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    May 28, 2015 at 21:17

  41. What a perfectly poetic analogy. It absolutely does seem as if a dragon has set the sky on fire with its breath of flames.

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    May 28, 2015 at 21:35

  42. Wow. Your pictures always amaze me, always.

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    May 28, 2015 at 23:25

  43. Breathtaking! I love these photos.

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    May 28, 2015 at 23:49

  44. Girl Gone Expat

    Beautiful poem accompanied by stunning photos!

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    May 29, 2015 at 00:52

  45. lovely pictures

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    May 29, 2015 at 01:03

  46. Pat

    Awesome skies.

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    May 29, 2015 at 01:05

  47. Al

    Now that’s a spectacular sky!

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    May 29, 2015 at 02:20

  48. Dearest Lady-fi; Wow, such Breathtaking Photographs of sky☆☆☆
    Sending Lots of Love and Hugs from Japan to my Dear friend in England, xoxo Miyako*

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    May 29, 2015 at 02:29

  49. magnificent images.

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    May 29, 2015 at 02:43

  50. Amazing shots, Fi. How do you do it? It must be something in the air in Sweden!

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    May 29, 2015 at 03:34

  51. Incredible. Awe-inspiring. Beautiful. Very, very beautiful. Thank you.

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    May 29, 2015 at 05:22

  52. sylviakirk

    Oh, what incredible skies and colors, Fiona!!! And such terrific captures!! These really took my breath away!! I’m just sorry I’m so late getting here with a comment!! Thank you for sharing so much beauty!! Hope you have a great weekend!!

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    May 29, 2015 at 05:50

  53. Very beautiful photos of the dramatic skies. The only comment I have is, it is a pity the the whites of the first 2 photos are sort of washed out/peaked.

    Have a wonderful weekend.

    Alexander
    Alex’s World! – http://alex.kakinan.com

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    May 29, 2015 at 06:22

  54. Oh yes, amazing pictures, fascinating contrast!

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    May 29, 2015 at 07:06

  55. Very pretty views.

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    May 29, 2015 at 07:09

  56. Wow, so much drama in those skies! Super colors, too. I love your skies!

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    May 29, 2015 at 07:34

  57. Ditto on everyone’s comments above ! Absolutely awesome skies–your photos are always exceptional and outstanding. Have a great weekend. Mickie 🙂

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    May 29, 2015 at 07:36

  58. Great, great images !
    The 1st one is my preferred !

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    May 29, 2015 at 08:43

  59. Oh my goodness! Dramatic is the word – breath-taking too!

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    May 29, 2015 at 10:04

  60. trop bien

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    May 29, 2015 at 10:10

  61. It’s so gorgeous that I lose my breath !

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    May 29, 2015 at 10:49

  62. Breathtaking!

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    May 29, 2015 at 12:01

  63. Magnificent!

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    May 29, 2015 at 12:29

  64. Spectacular!

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    May 29, 2015 at 12:57

  65. Wonderful dramatic series!

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    May 29, 2015 at 13:07

  66. Stunning views of the sky. I love the colors and clouds, awesome series of sky shots. Happy Friday, have a great weekend!

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    May 29, 2015 at 14:34

  67. You are presenting some stunning shots again, the colours are awesome!

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    May 29, 2015 at 14:39

  68. JM

    So much drama. Gorgeous!

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    May 29, 2015 at 14:41

  69. You have the most interesting skies, the drama and detail in them is considerable.

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    May 29, 2015 at 14:45

  70. How do you get such beautiful skies? I’m always awestruck by your skywatches. 🙂

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    May 29, 2015 at 14:59

  71. I like all of your shots, but that first one is so rich in color. Awesome!

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    May 29, 2015 at 15:17

  72. How poetic your words and how “fierce, beautiful, and dramatic” your images!

    Yoko

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    May 29, 2015 at 15:23

  73. joy

    You are so good in words and in pictures!

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    May 29, 2015 at 16:29

  74. Don

    Gorgeous capture of these spectacular skies.

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    May 29, 2015 at 16:34

  75. absolutely stunning captures. Loved them all.

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    May 29, 2015 at 17:25

  76. Wow! Dramatic and fantastic skies!

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    May 29, 2015 at 18:07

  77. Fiona,
    as usual perfect photos.
    Beautiful.
    Have a nice weekend.
    Lucia

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    May 29, 2015 at 19:07

  78. Wonderful sceneries !!

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    May 29, 2015 at 19:24

  79. Wow!!! “fierce, beautiful, and dramatic” are entirely appropriate to describe these images. Kudos!

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    May 29, 2015 at 19:26

  80. Stunning colours in the photos!

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    May 29, 2015 at 20:49

  81. The first two shots took my breath away.

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    May 29, 2015 at 21:36

  82. Wow, awesome shots Fiona!

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    May 29, 2015 at 21:39

  83. JaanaKoo

    Brilliant photos!

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    May 29, 2015 at 23:49

  84. those purple hues…Magestic indeed! And it’s my favorite color as well..

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    May 30, 2015 at 02:33

  85. Thank you for your nice comment…. I stunning your captures of Dragon Fire, dear Fiona. Wish you a very nice Weekend with more moments like this.

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    May 30, 2015 at 07:59

  86. Remarkable images – what a place to live.

    Cheers – Stewart M – Melbourne

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    May 30, 2015 at 09:18

  87. You have the most amazing skies there to capture…

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    May 30, 2015 at 18:48

  88. wow! absolutely fantastic capture and remarkable sights to behold

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    May 30, 2015 at 19:23

  89. Strange as it might sound, I saw your beautiful photos and the word “jazz” popped into my head. I’ve no idea why but I love both, your photos and jazz. 🙂 Thanks.

    Greetings from London.

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    May 30, 2015 at 20:37

  90. Brilliant! Amazing! I’m short of adjectives..really!

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    May 30, 2015 at 22:12

  91. Triple Wowza, Lady Fi! I can hear the dragon roarrrrrrrrrrr.
    The View from the Top of the Ladder
    Take 25 to Hollister

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    May 31, 2015 at 03:10

  92. wonderful colors and reflections, gorgeous series and sunset photos

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    May 31, 2015 at 07:47

  93. Beautiful!!

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    May 31, 2015 at 11:21

  94. Dragon fire…perfect name for your incredible capture.

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    May 31, 2015 at 15:42

  95. Amazing spectacle! Take cover!

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    May 31, 2015 at 23:13

  96. daryledelstein

    WOWZA

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    May 31, 2015 at 23:54

  97. Magnificent!

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    June 1, 2015 at 02:50

  98. Hi! This dragon is very cute. I hope I will see this kind of dragon in a future. Thanks for sharing.

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    June 1, 2015 at 08:02

  99. These are beautiful!

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    June 2, 2015 at 16:41

  100. Amazing images, the last one is a beauty, so mysterious, with that house or church as a background of a novel! Cheers!

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    June 3, 2015 at 06:11

  101. Astonishing colours. We don’t get skies like that.

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    June 3, 2015 at 06:59

  102. Oh my those shots took my breath away Fiona, too fabulouso!

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    June 3, 2015 at 13:04

  103. Gorgeous views… all in faboulous, fantstic purple light! 🙂 🙂

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    June 3, 2015 at 13:19

  104. miyahde

    Oh Yes!!! GORGEOUS color of the sky weeping over the lake☆☆☆ Cannot imagine the purple one occurs p:-)
    Sending Lots of Love and Hugs from Japan to my Dear friend in England, xoxo Miyako*

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    June 3, 2015 at 14:49

  105. nocolebolo


    WOW!

    You know, it’s very difficult to see in Spain that kind of skies. So, I always say WOW!

    hugs

    · LMA · & · CR ·

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    June 3, 2015 at 18:41

  106. Magical!

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    June 4, 2015 at 18:04

  107. Raf

    Spectacular pictures and a beautiful post, Lady Fi!

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    June 4, 2015 at 18:43

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