Golden bowl sky

The summer solstice is

A time of beauty.

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The longest day slowly

Comes to an end

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With a molten bowl

Of golden light.

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For more summer beauty, please visit: Skywatch.

78 responses

  1. So peaceful and a perfect ending to a beautiful day.

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    June 23, 2016 at 15:25

  2. A special way to start the weekend Fiona – beautiful, quieting shots!

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    June 23, 2016 at 15:47

  3. You must have been up late! It was worth it though to take such lovely photos. 💛

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    June 23, 2016 at 15:48

  4. I alway love your water’s edge images.

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    June 23, 2016 at 16:35

  5. Lovely captures

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    June 23, 2016 at 16:46

  6. A truly golden solstice! 🙂

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    June 23, 2016 at 16:53

  7. che magnifica quiete su quel lago dorato!

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    June 23, 2016 at 16:53

  8. So beautiful Fi.

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    June 23, 2016 at 17:53

  9. so beautiful and inviting
    wonderful glimpses of a good life

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    June 23, 2016 at 18:38

  10. Dear Fiona!
    As always absolutely wonderful pictures.
    Greetings.
    Lucja

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    June 23, 2016 at 18:52

  11. awwwwwww nice set of shots. Love time jumps like this.

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    June 23, 2016 at 19:31

  12. Hello, a lovely end to your day. The reflections and sky are gorgeous. Beautiful photos, as always a treat to my eyes. Happy Skywatching, enjoy your day and weekend!

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    June 23, 2016 at 20:30

  13. Aren’t rowing boats a lovely shape!

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    June 23, 2016 at 20:31

  14. sarahpatience

    Gorgeous, especially that last photo.

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    June 23, 2016 at 21:33

  15. Now, this is what I call a solstice! 🙂

    Greetings from London.

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    June 23, 2016 at 23:14

  16. Wow, wow and wow.

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    June 23, 2016 at 23:17

  17. Wow – Fi – you have a knack for capturing the light. A tranquil scene with those rowboats.

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    June 23, 2016 at 23:39

  18. so peaceful and serene!

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    June 24, 2016 at 00:06

  19. Magical! I would love to step into your photos.

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    June 24, 2016 at 00:29

  20. Coloring Outside the Lines

    Very pretty shots!

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    June 24, 2016 at 00:53

  21. peace…

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    June 24, 2016 at 01:03

  22. Al

    Gorgeous late-day photos.

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    June 24, 2016 at 01:39

  23. wow truly amazing

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    June 24, 2016 at 04:15

  24. So beautiful – Happy Summer!

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    June 24, 2016 at 04:46

  25. yogiabb

    What a gorgeous series of photos. I love the light and how you use it.

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    June 24, 2016 at 05:32

  26. Simply gorgeous! Such wonderful lighting!

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    June 24, 2016 at 06:21

  27. Fantastic landscapes, so peaceful!

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    June 24, 2016 at 07:03

  28. Such calm photos. ☺. A lovely weekend to you

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    June 24, 2016 at 08:10

  29. brilliant – happy weekend 🙂

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    June 24, 2016 at 08:17

  30. Virkelig vakkert … fint å se hvordan lyset endrer seg. Fikk ikke samme fine solnedgang her, for mye skyer. Men det var likevel en fin kveld 🙂

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    June 24, 2016 at 09:13

  31. we had an overcast evening 😦 Yours are great 🙂

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    June 24, 2016 at 10:21

  32. And you have captured it beautifully!

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    June 24, 2016 at 11:25

  33. Gorgeous photos !

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    June 24, 2016 at 11:39

  34. Pretty sights captured beautifully!!

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    June 24, 2016 at 11:49

  35. Lovely! Happy midsummer!

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    June 24, 2016 at 12:28

  36. Spectacular shots.

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    June 24, 2016 at 12:49

  37. How beautiful!!!!

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    June 24, 2016 at 12:57

  38. Serenity.

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    June 24, 2016 at 13:14

  39. I hate the fact that we have already had the longest day for this year, it’s much too soon again … 😉
    But your photos, and specially the last one, are wonderful again.

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    June 24, 2016 at 13:42

  40. beautiful ending

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    June 24, 2016 at 14:04

  41. A magical atmosphere !

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    June 24, 2016 at 15:26

  42. Great shots!

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    June 24, 2016 at 15:27

  43. Beautiful words as well as photos!

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    June 24, 2016 at 17:51

  44. Beautiful shots and lovely composition. I like them all.

    Have a wonderful weekend!

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

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    June 24, 2016 at 18:02

  45. No one can capture the sunsets like you do.

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    June 24, 2016 at 19:44

  46. I wish you a great weekend.
    Amazing photos as always.
    kisses

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    June 24, 2016 at 21:40

  47. Lovely and courageous shots against those skies!!

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    June 24, 2016 at 21:50

  48. Beautiful series of photos. The resting boats add a sense of delightful peace.

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    June 24, 2016 at 22:50

  49. From your photos, if I lived there, I would sleep outside!!!…:)JP

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    June 25, 2016 at 01:15

  50. Simple and beautiful!

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    June 25, 2016 at 02:09

  51. Ron

    WOW………what stunning captures, Fiona! I have a special love and attraction for sunsets. There is something not only beautiful about the sun going down, but also the peacefulness it invokes as the days ends.

    That last shot took my breath away!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Thanks so much for sharing the beauty, my friend. Have a lovely weekend!
    X

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    June 25, 2016 at 03:29

  52. Nice to know the longest day ended with such mellow beauties and finally the gold sunset for you. The sky was covered with heavy rainy clouds that day for me.

    Yoko

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    June 25, 2016 at 06:55

  53. So very beautiful and peaceful.

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    June 25, 2016 at 08:40

  54. Truly a golden solstice.

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    June 25, 2016 at 09:02

  55. belle lumière à cette dernière

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    June 25, 2016 at 09:10

  56. Poetry for the soul…

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    June 25, 2016 at 09:54

  57. Hello,
    Beautiful pictures!
    Have a nice day!

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    June 25, 2016 at 10:03

  58. Winer seems to have got its act together in time for the solstice – just in time for us to head to the coast for week of hats, gloves and soup at lunch time – wonderful!

    Cheers – Stewart M – Melbourne

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    June 26, 2016 at 03:51

  59. miyahde

    Dearest Lady-fi; Beautiful and peaceful photographs of the day and Summer Solstice♪
    Sending Lots of Love and Hugs from Japan to my Dear friend, xoxo Miyako*

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    June 26, 2016 at 06:39

  60. What a beautiful place to be – on one of those boats fishing!

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    June 26, 2016 at 12:29

  61. I can almost hear the water gently lapping against the boats. What serenity here on earth!

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    June 26, 2016 at 13:03

  62. How lovely! Those photos are simply beautiful and telling stories.

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    June 26, 2016 at 13:14

  63. You catched the golden light perfectly !
    Best regards, Synnöve

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    June 26, 2016 at 13:35

  64. Beautiful pictures, especially the latter.
    Best regards, Irma

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    June 26, 2016 at 16:43

  65. suitable name for the rowing boats 🙂 Gorgeous images as always 🙂

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    June 26, 2016 at 18:02

  66. Beautiful! I was going to say I can picture you on your docks with a nice mug of Australian Afternoon Tea, but maybe a glass of champagne is more in keeping to celebrate our wonderful world 🙂
    Wren x

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    June 26, 2016 at 19:07

  67. Pat

    images that warm! Summer is here, super

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    June 26, 2016 at 19:21

  68. How is it that you’re able to say so much with so few words? Able to take us so far in such a short time?
    You have a gift, my friend. I think your words and images are so powerful together that they defy the norm.
    Thank you for sharing,
    Jennifer

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    June 26, 2016 at 20:31

    • Thank you so much for this comment – it uplifts and warms the heart.

      Lady Fi wrote: > >

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      June 27, 2016 at 07:41

  69. Happy Summer
    xx oo
    Carla

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    June 26, 2016 at 20:49

  70. Wonderful pictures, I can feel calm atmosphere 🙂

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    June 26, 2016 at 21:06

  71. Beautiful shots. I’d love to be in one of those boats. I was married on the summer solstice in 1980.

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    June 26, 2016 at 21:19

  72. glorious … makes me think i need to walk over to Central Park lake some Friday

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    June 27, 2016 at 16:02

  73. Awesome glow and lovely capture on the warm light

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    June 27, 2016 at 16:17

  74. Stunning images, Fi, especially the last one.

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    June 27, 2016 at 21:16

  75. Lynn

    There is something so calming about your photographs. I feel as if I’m sitting on that dock, looking out at the water.

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    June 30, 2016 at 12:06

  76. you’ve captured some really beautiful light there 🙂

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    June 30, 2016 at 13:36

  77. Golden light is my favorite light. Glorious!

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    July 4, 2016 at 04:40

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