The meandering thoughts of a modern-day hearth witch.


Tuesday, 20 July 2010

Chance

Looking at this picture now, it does not seem real. 


When I flicked through a day's worth of photographs taken around the farm on Saturday, I was not expecting the flight of the swarm of swallows, swooping in the sun, to have been captured. They are so fast, dive-bombing to catch flies and gnats in the air; it is a chance blessing that the shutter of my camera moved at the precise moment to capture this one mid-soar. 

Wandering curiously into one of the barns, camera in hand, I found the purpose for their frantic flight...


A nest tucked away under the eaves, containing hungry mouths to feed.

Entirely by chance did I choose this moment to explore, and I was blessed with this reward: the opportunity to capture a beautiful aspect of nature in action. 

3 musings:

faerwillow said...

~a beautiful moment and blessing indeed...we have a mama birdie who comes each year and makes her home and brings forth wee little babies...its such a grand delight to wait and watch...warm wishes and brightest blessings~

Kiki said...

So gorgeous...what a beautiful gift...nature is magical and so inspiring..thanks for sharing this adventure! What a beautiful soul!
Kiki~

Avie said...

Thank you for your kind comments ladies. Welcome Kiki, it's lovely to have you here! Blessings. xx

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