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Ripples.

Up slightly earlier today which was good. The kitchen got a thorough clean and disinfect and I read and did crosswords until my groceries arrived then sorted them out and put them away planning to have a sinful evening meal. Went into the garden yet again. More pruning and clearing the ground under the smoke bush. Feeling very pleased with myself although my leg is killing me, both the hip and the knee. But I don't care. It's such a pleasure to see one border looking tidy.
Went to the Pillars for milk and forgot to take my purse so had to go back for it. Stopped at the Palace back gate to see if I could photograph the aconites but the results were poor.
After I bought the milk I went to Birnie. The light was going but I had a short walk and photographed a swan. Not my finest hour but I liked the ripples.
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16 comments

Frans Schols said:

Schitterende opname van deze zwaan op het rimpelige water.
Leuk ook weer het mooie verhaal van de dag.
Hartelijke groeten, Frans.
7 weeks ago ( translate )

Danielle said:

J'adore cette. si belle image....c'est si agréable de le voir !
7 weeks ago ( translate )

Doug Shepherd said:

Beautiful light on the ripples and the cause of them. I like the way the light fades to darkness and the shadow of the swan.

Enjoy your day Jean
7 weeks ago

Jocelyne Villoing said:

Tranquillou... belle image zen !*******
Bon jeudi Jean.
7 weeks ago ( translate )

HappySnapper said:

A certain tranquil calm about the whole image Jean, I like the bow wave left by the swans gentle movement.
7 weeks ago

Jaap van 't Veen said:

Lovely bird image; like the water reflections.
7 weeks ago

Annemarie said:

fantastic Jean
7 weeks ago ( translate )

Malik Raoulda said:

Sublime et admirablement rendue..Une capture ravissante et Zen.
7 weeks ago ( translate )

Luc Reiniche said:

Reposant ...
7 weeks ago ( translate )

Joe, Son of the Rock said:

I love the warm, golden light reflecting on the water. All the best, Joe
7 weeks ago

Andy Rodker said:

Lovely!
7 weeks ago ( translate )

Rosalyn Hilborne said:

The light was perfect for this picture Jean. I love the warm light and the way it enhances the ripples. The swan is looking elegant as always, and its dark reflection is stunning!
I hope your leg is not so painful today. Take care.
7 weeks ago

Keith Burton said:

I really like this Jean.............the light is very unusual, but absolutely gorgeous and I like the darkness at the top of the photo.

The swan itself is lovely and I love the ripples trailing behind it. A nice reflection too. Perfectly composed too.

I hope your hip and knee are behaving themselves better today!
7 weeks ago

tiabunna said:

Beautifully taken and lovely light.
7 weeks ago

Rainer Blankermann said:

A beautiful capture. Great composition, light and reflections!
7 weeks ago ( translate )