Making a splash

Late summer evening —

The sky is sizzling as the sun goes down.

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It’s hot.

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If you’re a dog, then you run,

Jump and enjoy!

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For more summer sizzle, please go to Skywatch.

62 responses

  1. Idyllic shots. That’s one happy dog! And amazing how the sun warms the stones in the foreground.

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    August 9, 2018 at 16:11

  2. Beautiful!! 😍😍

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    August 9, 2018 at 16:18

  3. I always like the pink & purple hues in your picture

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    August 9, 2018 at 16:20

  4. Definitely one happy hound!

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    August 9, 2018 at 16:51

  5. Hello, I am sure that is one happy dog to be able to swim in the lake. Beautiful and colorful sunset. Great captures. Enjoy your day and weekend ahead.

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    August 9, 2018 at 17:05

  6. Absolutely gorgeous!! Sending you rainy, cooling greetings from North Norfolk.

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    August 9, 2018 at 17:16

  7. Great images.. Greetings

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    August 9, 2018 at 19:24

  8. Splash……..lovely dog.

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    August 9, 2018 at 20:16

  9. Rita McGregor

    Yes, been hot here, too. Can almost imagine the sun sizzling in the water as it goes down. 🙂

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    August 9, 2018 at 20:17

  10. rhiebert

    That looks refreshing.The sunset is amazing.

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    August 9, 2018 at 20:17

  11. I wish I could step into these photos. Gorgeous!

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    August 9, 2018 at 20:24

  12. This is as close to heaven as it gets!

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    August 9, 2018 at 20:39

  13. Totally stunning as always.

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    August 9, 2018 at 21:27

  14. Lucky dog. Sensible dog.
    Lucky (and skilled) photographer.

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    August 9, 2018 at 21:45

  15. Love the pinks.

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    August 9, 2018 at 21:50

  16. So, it’s hot in Sweden too. Ah! Fortunately your hound dog can cool off in the water . . . maybe you can too!

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    August 10, 2018 at 00:50

  17. Ron

    Fiona, the colors you captured are AMAZING! Yup…it’s hot too. We’re getting some rain starting on Saturday, so hopefully it will cool things off.

    Have a fantastic weekend, my friend! 🙂

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    August 10, 2018 at 01:20

  18. …wow, wow, wow 😀😀😀

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    August 10, 2018 at 01:33

  19. Al

    Lovely shots – your dogs love water!

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    August 10, 2018 at 01:45

  20. Lovely series – nothing like a cool swim after an hot summer day!

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    August 10, 2018 at 01:55

  21. Stunning skies. Lovely pics.

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    August 10, 2018 at 04:40

  22. Happiness is a sunset and watching a happy dog. Just caught up on a few of your past posts. So glad the rain has arrived for you.

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    August 10, 2018 at 06:09

  23. Jim

    Such beautiful colours.

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    August 10, 2018 at 07:24

  24. Absolutely fantastic shots. It always amazes me how much colour you get in your world at the lake. Have a fabulous weekend Lady Fi.

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    August 10, 2018 at 07:25

  25. So lively and beautiful 🙂

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    August 10, 2018 at 07:42

  26. The sunset is amazing.
    Nothing is as wonderful as a cool dive after a hot summer day.
    Best regards, Irma

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    August 10, 2018 at 09:31

  27. Stunning and glorious!

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    August 10, 2018 at 11:24

  28. Chasing the setting sun! The pictures were so crisp, I was there, chasing it, too!

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    August 10, 2018 at 12:08

  29. They do make wonderful splashes, don’t they!

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    August 10, 2018 at 13:40

  30. Your pastels always make me go ahhhhh

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    August 10, 2018 at 14:53

  31. Wonderful action shots of your beautiful doggie against the magnificent sky shots!

    Happy Day to you,
    A ShutterBug Explores,
    aka (A Creative Harbor)

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    August 10, 2018 at 18:32

  32. How Beautiful!

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    August 10, 2018 at 18:40

  33. such colours!

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    August 10, 2018 at 22:15

  34. i am not sure what it says about me, but when it is that hot, i think I’d try jumping in too! Your Lake sure is beautiful in summer though, (as it is in every season through your eyes and lens!)

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    August 10, 2018 at 23:01

  35. lowcarbdiabeticJan

    So lovely.
    Great shots.

    Enjoy your weekend.

    All the best Jan

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    August 11, 2018 at 01:44

  36. Gorgeous photos Fiona! Such a beautiful place also.

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    August 11, 2018 at 04:45

  37. I feel like following your furry friend! Its very warm and humid here. Have a wonderful weekend!

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    August 11, 2018 at 10:57

  38. Spectacular!

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    August 11, 2018 at 11:57

  39. awesome shots and happy going dog!

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    August 11, 2018 at 12:28

  40. absolutely beautiful colors!!!!!

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    August 11, 2018 at 15:00

  41. A splash of color. So beautiful!

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    August 11, 2018 at 16:13

  42. what a joy!

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    August 11, 2018 at 16:57

  43. itsallaboutpurple

    awesome captures, the colors are so pretty. i am human, i run (or at least i try) and jump in my pool!!! so i know how he feels, there is nothing better!!!

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    August 11, 2018 at 17:29

  44. don

    The dog is smart to enjoy the water when it’s this hot. A fine series.

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    August 11, 2018 at 18:58

  45. What a stunning shot of the lake. I think I could sit there for hours and watch the sun go down. The dog looks to be having a lot of fun! 😀

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    August 11, 2018 at 19:39

  46. It’s a dog’s life – lucky them! A cool way to end the day.

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    August 11, 2018 at 19:56

  47. The colors are amazing, beautiful photos as always. Thank you for sharing your talent.

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    August 11, 2018 at 20:24

  48. Oh, to be a dog! I love seeing yours enjoying life.
    Your photographs are a joy and a blessing as always!

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    August 11, 2018 at 20:52

  49. Dogs know how to enjoy life, don’t they. Beautiful scene and a beautiful dog.

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    August 11, 2018 at 22:00

  50. Young kids do this too … I find they are drawn to water like a magnet!

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    August 12, 2018 at 00:26

  51. Now that’s the way to cool off!! Wonderful photos.

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    August 12, 2018 at 00:46

  52. If you’re a human you do the same thing or at least this human. Good thinking, pup.

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    August 12, 2018 at 01:21

  53. Looks like dog heaven!

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    August 12, 2018 at 02:57

  54. Amy

    Lovely scenery and skies, the dogs look happy to be out.

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    August 12, 2018 at 05:55

  55. Gorgeous over there!!
    Love it very much Ladyfi 🤗
    Greetings from Holland, Anna 😄

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    August 12, 2018 at 11:28

  56. Deilig bad.

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    August 12, 2018 at 11:50

  57. Love it! 😊

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    August 12, 2018 at 15:54

  58. they know how to enjoy a swim 🙂

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    August 13, 2018 at 23:41

  59. So beautiful Fiona ✨

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    August 14, 2018 at 14:21

  60. theburningheart

    Gorgeous! 🙂

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    August 14, 2018 at 20:54

  61. Absolutely fantastic and I loved the splash your dog made.

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    August 15, 2018 at 12:13

  62. I find this so beautiful !!!!!
    The colors and the environment.
    It is like a dream world!

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    August 19, 2018 at 12:57

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