Through the Lens Lightly and Darkly Fri, Sat., Sun.

Through the lens my 'heart light' feels at one with nature.

(scroll down for weekend photos and a sketch)

Been some incredible skies here after brief storms for Sky Watch Friday link



Haiku ~ 1st one is for Carpe Diem Haiku, 2nd is for Haiku My Heart and 3rd is for Haiku Friday



Mourning Dove waiting out the mini storm front coming through ~ for
Camera Critters Link



'Through the Glass Darkly' back lash of hurricane weather ~ grateful that is all we got ~ for Weekend Reflections



Schooner All Dressed Up for Parade last weekend  for Weekly Top Shot Link



Macro of flowers for I Heart Macro Link


Finally back to some sketching with pen and ink and watercolor ~ Treasured  chair from Grandmother ~ for Sunday Sketches link





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QUOTE FOR THE DAY: ' The journey is the reward.' ~
Chinese Proverb

Comments

  1. A gorgeous storm sky. Amazing colors.

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  2. Lovely images Carol, have a great day.

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  3. Carol, lovely sky capture! And the Tall ship is a gorgeous shot. And I love the sweet chubby Dove. Lovely haiku and post. Have a happy weekend!

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  4. such a beautiful post, and wonderful quote, the photos are amazing,

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  5. Oh Carol - just absolutely gorgeous photography as always!!!
    And love your haiku -
    You're so talented my friend!
    XOXO

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  6. Dreamy photography. I love the soft colors in the first sky shot. The whole post was very good.

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  7. What a beautiful series of photos - I can never get enough of seaside views.

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  8. Beautiful images. That view of the sky in the first one, I like it.

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  9. Nice series of photos!
    I especially like the first one and the last one.
    Happy Sky Watch Friday!
    Lea
    Lea's Menagerie

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  10. Very beautiful photos and post for SWF!Have a nice weekend.

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  11. Lovely post as always. Thank you for sharing.

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  12. Hi! Nice captures. Your first photo and the schooner photo are very beautiful. I like your first Haiku very much. Thanks for sharing.

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  13. Beautiful beautiful photos!

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  14. lovely sky photo! the other photos and the haiku are beautiful too.

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  15. Such a lovely combo of joyful photos Carol. Even the stormy gray one, since it got no worse. The sky between the smaller storms is wonderful...let us hope for only small ones for the rest of the season!

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  16. such a wonderful collection of photos. That stormy scene sure looks dark- but I love a good storm-so long as there is no damage and no one gets hurt :)

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  17. Beautiful, Carol, simply beautiful.

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  18. Beautiful Carol, simply beautiful!

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  19. beautiful, simply beautiful, Carol!

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  20. Yes, life is illusion...
    each perception as individual
    as we are. Lovely post Carol.
    I really like looking at
    your photography♥♥

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  21. Lots of rewards in coming here Carol. I love that storm pic and I too am glad it got no worse. Your haiku touch me deeply today... thank you so. XO

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  22. Beautiful photos and poetry to match!!

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  23. Beautiful sky in the first photo! All of these are wonderful.

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  24. Very Pretty . Your first photo "heart light" is especially lovely.

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  25. a bevy of beauties, your photos....just when I thot they couldn't get any better....and that haiga is intense and meaningful...

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  26. Merci d'être passée au MagaZin.
    Your first shot is 'géant '!

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  27. Beautiful images! I especially love the light in the first photo and the color in the schooner photo.
    Enjoy your weekend!

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  28. Very nice reflection capture, it might be the weather that makes it feels dreamy...:)

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  29. very nice collection ...beautiful nature...

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  30. Very nice! It's amazing that you saw that dove, it blends in so well!! Great eye.

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  31. Lovely pictures and thoughts. I am in love with that mourning dove huddled in the rain.

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  32. A lightened load does make the soul shine a little brighter!

    Festival

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  33. The b&w conversion on the water makes for a unique image.

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  34. The play and power of light are apparent in your images.

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  35. Think these pictures just go to show how much colour can change a mood.

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  36. Beautiful post, Carol. Have a peaceful Sunday!

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  37. Everyday passes
    Everyday not same
    Journey rewards.

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  38. May your heart-light keep glowing day by day!

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  39. Lightened loads are MUCH easier to carry than those HEAVY ones!

    Spilling Lantern Light

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  40. So many beautiful offerings Carol! Thanks for sharing the love up-close with I Heart Macro :-)

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  41. So many beautiful offerings Carol! Thanks for sharing the love up-close with I Heart Macro :-)

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  42. Touching and beautiful images and poetry! Love! <3

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  43. Lovely set of haiku.. great to see you catching up :-) ,,

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  44. Beautiful photos and beautiful quote! Like!

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  45. Sweet photographs! I especially like the schooner. Really gorgeous shot! Your sketch was charming. I love that little black chair, it really POPS! xoxo Happy SS!

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  46. dear carol,
    finally my computer is allowing me to not only visit but comment once more. thank you for sharing all your beauty at recuerda mi corazon. you have brightened even this summer rain.

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  47. Lovely group of photos.

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  48. skies, doves, seas and flowers. not much more beautiful and peaceful than that. :)

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  49. I LOVE all your photographs, especially the horizon after the storm. Blessings!

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  50. I just love your little piece of art of your grandmother's chair. So cute. :)

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  51. Beautiful photography and beautiful post!


    Jorunn Norway

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  52. Beautiful, Carol! I admire your ability to form the Haikus ... They're so thoughtful!

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  53. Love the nature photos and the cute drawing! Especially like the boat! Happy SS!

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  54. So much loveliness here. My DH loves schooners!i love sketches! And old family chairs and tables. I have boyhood too!

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  55. Thank you for joining in 'Weekly Top Shot #99' Hope to see you next Saturday for #100...

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  56. It's an assuring and amazing site to find beauty in the sunrises and sunsets after a storm.

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  57. So many beautiful photos! My favourites are the mourning dove and the schooner!

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  58. lovely sharing, but zeroing on the i heart macro flowers; a Happy Thursday to you

    much love...

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