The fires of Winter begin.
There is always something mesmerising, soothing and magical about a log fire burning on a cold day.
It warms the body but it also warms the spirit.
No shampooing, no blow drying, no tinting, no styling and no cutting!

Camera: Canon
Model: Canon PowerShot A2000 IS
ISO: 800
Exposure: 1/25 sec
Aperture: 4.5
Focal Length: 18.5mm
Flash Used: No
Date: 28.05.10


gemma, gemmawiseman, log fire, winter, wiseman

I teach English and History to senior high school students. To junior high schoolers, I mainly teach electives which include Myths and Legends and History Mysteries. Through Blake Education I have published literacy texts.

My blogs include:
Mornington Peninsula Daily
Gemma’s Greyscale Territory ~ Poetic Songlines

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  • David McMahon
    David McMahonabout 4 years ago

    Great shot, Gemma. That figurine really makes a difference.

  • Thanks so much David! I thought that the shapeliness of the figurine and the slight shine of the dish added interest depth to the fire!

    – GemmaWiseman

  • Shulie1
    Shulie1about 4 years ago


  • Thank you! Glad you liked this one!

    – GemmaWiseman

  • hereforfun
    hereforfunabout 4 years ago

    .l am watching my wood fire burning as l type and although l don’t much like having to chop and stack l would’nt want any other type of heating,this is a beautiful image Gemma it is indeed very soothing

  • Thank you so very much for your delightful comment! I too adore wood fires! Great for dreaming!

    – GemmaWiseman

  • Esther  Moliné
    Esther Molinéabout 4 years ago

    Great idea, beautiful image!

  • Thanks so much for the lovely comment!

    – GemmaWiseman

  • shadowlee
    shadowleeabout 4 years ago

    great capture, I’d swap my heater for the wood fire any day, if I could

  • Thank you for the delightful comment!

    – GemmaWiseman

  • EagleHunter
    EagleHunterover 3 years ago

    I agree Gemma, i love to just sit and watch a fire dance!

  • Thank you for your comment!

    – GemmaWiseman

  • finepix
    finepixalmost 3 years ago

    What a fantastic image, I love the silhouette you have achieved with the woman Gemma x

  • Warren  Patten
    Warren Pattenover 2 years ago

    Nice work Gemma.

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