Posts tagged “lake

Sizzling sunset

Vivid red sky

And a sizzling reflection;

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The setting sun balances

On clouds.

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Later on, a bird flies by.

Peace.

(All photos straight out of the camera.)

I’m going to London at the end of the week and then filming in Gothenburg as soon as I get back, so I won’t be posting for about ten days. 

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For more dazzling stories, please go to: Our World.

And don’t forget Skywatch on Friday.


Fare thee well, winter?

Winter seems to be waning —

I say ‘seems’ as this is Sweden and it can snow even in June!

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But I don’t think we will see scenes like this one again this winter:

With thick snow on the iced over lake.

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It’s cold in the mornings,

So, if we are lucky,

We can still enjoy rim-frosted green lanterns

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And diamond-studded

Golden fur.

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For more wintry or spring-like or even autumn shots, please visit: Our World.


Sauna weather

It’s the tail end

Of the Christmas holidays;

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Mainly grey and mild —

But we finally got some cold weather.

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Frosted snowflakes

Decorate the wall and window of the

Little sauna house on the lake.

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When the sun finally showed its face,

The view was gloriously peachy.

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For more cool shots, please visit: Our World.


Upside down clouds

A lone tree

Guards the lake —

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And its perfect reflection

Of upside down clouds.

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For more cloudy views, please visit: Skywatch.


Still grey

I get a lot of comments about how colourful my world is. That’s because I focus on the bright and the colours.

But as you can imagine, we do get a lot of grey days.

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Even then, there is beauty in the stillness of the grey;

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And in the perfect upside world of reflections.

Bare birches paint abstract pictures in the water;

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And the pop of colourful buoys make them look like

Floating sweets.

(The grey almost adds a 3D feeling to the scenes, don’t you think?)

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For more pops of colour, please visit: Our World.

 


Sun-kissed

Sun-kissed skies aren’t just about

Warm beaches and a hot blazing sun.

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They are also about

The way the November sun paints

The tree tops with gold and pink.

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For more great skies, please visit: Skywatch.

 


Autumn, reflected

The bare bones of autumn

With rich splashes of colour are delightful.

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The fiery lanterns of leaves

Hang upside down in still waters.

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And all that gold from the autumn sun

Is reflected back on furry coat and field.

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For more autumnal beauty, please visit: Our World.


Pumpkin spice

The geese call out; they are leaving.

They look like musical notes stretched across the early evening sky.

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Lilac tones

Turn into a dazzling orange sonata.

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For more musical skies, please go to: Skywatch.


Sauna house portraits

If autumn could be summed up in a picture, it would be this one:

Golden leaves, the sauna house and Ruby posing by the water.

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Simmie would rather explore

And swim than pose.

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A week later, even more leaves have fallen off the trees,

Like whispers, and I see another portrait of the sauna house

Peeking out from behind the leaves.

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For more portraits, please go to: Our World.

 


Cloudscapes

Sometimes the rising sun (arriving later and later every day)

Sets the trees aflame;

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As for the clouds,

They give double joy:

Once in the sky and once in water reflected.

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For more cloudscapes, please visit: Skywatch.