Posts tagged “beauty

When life is a beach

There is nothing as sizzling

As a beautiful Mediterranean sunset.

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Take a huge sun —

Splash on some colour and a dog —

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And enjoy the tequila sunset.

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For more dazzling moments, please go to: Skywatch. 


Autumn critters

I love the soft, misty feel of autumn —

Especially when a deer family decides to rest in the fields as I take my photo!

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The temperatures are still quite mild

And Simmie loves nothing more than swimming in the lake.

This is his face when I ask him to come out. (That’s right – he doesn’t want to!)

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As for Ruby,

She is content just catching leaves.

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For more autumn shots, please go to: Our World.


How to photobomb successfully

Get your camera and two dogs

And walk down to the lake.

Admire the sunset with boats.

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Turn away for a few seconds,

Allowing your furry friends to get into the photo.

Then click to get a sweet photobomb.

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For more charming skies, please visit: Skywatch.


The golden path

The equinox has been and gone,

Which means it’s getting dark so early on in the evenings.

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We have to chase the light —

Or perhaps the light is chasing us.

(This is Simmie, who turned four this weekend.)

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But when the sun comes out,

The woods are filled with gold.

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For more gold, please visit: Our World.


September swan song

Whether in the early morning,

With fog and stripes of light;

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Or dressed in purple gauze

At first light;

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And even winging away at sunset

On the tips of feathers —

September’s swan song is beautiful.

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For more amazing skies, please go to: Skywatch.


August’s universe

August offers up a universe of lovely bouquets:

A dazzling pink galaxy of flowers;

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Yellow suns floating in the wind;

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Or a floral star in the sky;

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And, finally, an orange planet

Of gorgeous, sunlit petals.

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For more cosmic shots, please visit: Our World.


Floating in mist

The first cool morning:

Autumn mist is golden

As it caresses trees

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And floats over the lone dog walker.

(All photos snapped with my mobile phone.)

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For more mist-erious shots, please visit: Skywatch.


Swimming on Sunset Boulevard

My daughter turned 16

At the beginning of August

And I organized all kinds of surprises.

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We finished the day

With a surprise swim at sunset.

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The sky turned from orange to purple:

A perfect ending to a perfect day.

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For more surprises, please visit: Skywatch.


Paint me lilac

I love it when the sun sets

In dramatic purple hues

Or in soft, lilac tones.

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(As you can see, the little sauna house

Is now docked next to the jetty

Leaving the beach and its views free again.)

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For more deep purple, please visit: Skywatch.


Sunset silhouettes

When you have dogs, there is always the chance

That they will photobomb your shots.

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But I think they just add

To the spectacular sunset, don’t you?

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For more amazing skies, please go to: Skywatch.

To find out more about Simmie (on the left), read his interview here: Piglove.