May 15th, Saturday finds

As I pointed out in my previous post, it is time to pick up my camera and take it out. I did. Here are some of the captures from the first outing, still need to get in the the groove. I will try to find new ways to capture same wonders that I have photographed…

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52 Frames, Week 14: Nature!

. Nature shots aren’t restricted to wildlife out in the middle of nowhere. How about a starry night shot with a long shutter? Or the waves of the ocean with a high shutter speed to freeze motion?  Not possible for me, we have snow, rain an slush… still!!! Nature Photography is here to make us…

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Even nicer weather

What a difference a day makes added with sunshine, the snow covered trees look so nice. I still haven’t ventured beyond my backyard to take photos, but I am happy to have this as my view.

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Backyard view

We had beautiful days here the past week and I was not able to go out and capture the beauty, too sick and too tired. I have been in the house from January 3rd, first in quarantine for 3 days, then sick. The instructions what and when to do change constantly, it is confusing, but…

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What winter looks like

At night before I closed the blinds it looked like this, so pretty

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How to survive November 2021 Day 24

Busy day. We had a nice pink sky when I came home from work at just before 4pm. It is now 4.10 and dark, November 😦 The snow has turned to ice and all the smaller walking paths and roads are so slippery. Cucumber, tomatoes, ham, time to make a sandwich Our favorite month, November!…

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How to survive November 2021 Day 23

Yesterday the lawn was green, so here is a photo today to prove it. Today it is white as the first snow fell here in southern Finland. Surprisingly is the snow is still on the ground, I thought it would melt away as soon it came. Let’s start with something different, a ICM photograph of…

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How to survive November 2021 Day 22

I am running out of ideas at the moment – or should say I am taking the easy way out. Nature and frost are my partners today after a cold night. Frost maybe playing the bigger part, but if you look closely you can see green Our favorite month, November! This year we’ll get rid…

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How to survive November 2021 Day 21

Well, I am happy to present a touch of green to you. This morning as I was on my way to the car, the frost had made beautiful white lines to the brown leaves. To my joy I also spotted green. Mission for the day accomplished Our favorite month, November! This year we’ll get rid…

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Autumn in the city

I took my husband to the doctor and during his visit I took some autumn color shots from the city. The flu season has started after being almost nonexistent during Covid, my husband had it and now I am sick first time in three years. I had forgotten how it feels. Not nice. Well anyway,…

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Something I noticed #22

Gates are not so common nowadays, so it was something noticed. A white gate with an inviting path.

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New fence

We had a fence here before and if you have been following my posts for some time you have seen several shots showing it. We had to take it down as the foundation was not the best and it started to lean towards and backwards. We did not have anything there for couple summers, but…

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Morning

Good morning 😃, I woke early to start my work so I can finish up early too. Sitting on my patio working at same time watching this light play on the lawn. What magic light can do is amazing, you just have to catch the moment

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Dark clouds

Sky is such a wonder to watch, the colors, clouds in constant change. In Finland we sure don’t have blue skies for ever. when we drive I spend most of the time watching clouds, anyone else who does that?

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Midsummer

The light is lovely, air soft and warm with humidity high, that’s what midsummer has been this year. We usually don’t get long hot spells, this time yes. Last night I went out after midnight and captured mist over the fields with the setting sun giving a beautiful pastel glow to the sky.

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Up on the hill

Back home, enjoying the view of the pine trees from my backyard, they look nice in the early evening light

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Trees on a hill

I was looking at some old photos and I came across these from a field near my summer house. I like this view it is so pretty. I so wish it was summer, I would be happy with spring too 🙂

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Reflections

The sun was warm but the wind was chill. You know how it is with an April day When the sun is out and the wind is still, You’re one month on in the middle of May. But if you so much as dare to speak, A cloud comes over the sunlit arch, A wind…

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Soft tones of winter

I have been rather silent lately, nothing has happened really. Winter came finally with snow, it’s been 10 years since we had this much snow. Boring, boring is what life is at the moment. Maybe I will feel more positive soon, one needs to be a bit down to feel the joy again. This feeling…

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Mist

Snow covered field with one lone pine tree caught my attention and the rising mist in the afternoon gave the scenery a nice atmospheric look.

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Empty Marina

No sailing or boating at the moment, the marina was empty the blue hour was approaching and all was good.

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Spot of light

I caught a spot of sunlight mids the spruce trees. Winter in with snow is rather beautiful, if cold.

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How to survive November 2020-12

Midway through November, no signs of winter in the southern part of Finland. Just now the temperature outside is 7,4 Celsius. The sun is out, the sky is partly cloudy with sunshine. Not bad, not bad at all. The light does wonders as does a good night of sleep to the spirits. If you wish…

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