Daisy

“The splendor of the rose and the whiteness of the lily do not rob the little violet of it’s scent nor the daisy of its simple charm. If every tiny flower wanted to be a rose, spring would lose its loveliness.” – Therese of Lisieux In our case, summer would lost its charm as daisies…

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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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Tiny flowers

I found these tiny, tiny flowers as I looked closely to the ground during my stay at the summer house. Always a joy to capture the nature’s tiny wonders

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Buttercups

as you can guess, we spent the weekend in the countryside 🙂 This summer has been so odd, all the flowers bloomed so early, at the same time and seemed that the lasted such a short while. Here are shots of buttercups.

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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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Sunday

We have tried to go home for hours but with no luck, Tinka won’t come in as she senses that we are leaving. So we took a drive to the store and saw this bright rainbow on our way back. Then we started to watch the world ice hockey final Finland 🇫🇮- Canada 🇨🇦.

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Good night

First evening at our summer house, here I am sitting by the fire, now I can see the last moments of the sunset. This photo I took hour ago.

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Still Life- Rose & Bottle

My son had this Planters Pyrat XO Reserve bottle that he was about to throw away (some side information 🙂 The Pyrat gets its name from the Old English word for pirate. The stout bottle of the XO Reserve is also a tribute to this heritage.) I looked at bottle a little bit closer, I noticed that this would…

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Color play with fruits

These are such a contrast to the snow floating behind my window and this being the first day of spring. Today is the spring equinox, when day and night are about the same length all over the globe. As spring progresses, the days lengthen and the nights shorten in Finland and elsewhere in the northern…

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Fruit

I was reminded that one should not to play with food 😀 , LOL, so I took the advice and instead I did arrangements with fruit. Granny Smith and Golden Delicious plus Oranges. Shadow and light. Bright Colors These are such a contrast to the snow floating behind my window. Enough of white already, it…

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How to survive November 2020-9

My garden still produced some colors, this one I turned into B&W for the reason of composition. The cross and balanced berries. I have to admit it is so much better in color, but that was what I thought I’d photograph today If you wish to participate in this survival of the darkest month challenge,…

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Hyvää juhannusta ! / happy midsummer!

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Summer evening

I drove to the lake to take photos of a swan family, but they were not there, so I’ve added a photo my son took the night before. We are enjoying beautiful weather in Finland at the moment, but we must take all the joy from now, as you never know when it ends.

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