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The Dead of Winter
The Dead of Winter
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Challenge: A Single Tree II (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-40D
Lens: Canon EF 75-300mm f/4.0-5.6 II/III USM
Location: Dead Creek
Date: Jan 24, 2009
Aperture: f/14
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/400
Galleries: Nature, Black and White
Date Uploaded: Jan 24, 2009

I have seen this tree many times and certainly doesn't look as awesome as it really is.. It's a huge Dead tree which stands in the middle of water at the nature perserve. Often am out there in search of birds..

I don't think it's going to hold up well with all the other trees in the challenge..It's majestic enuf to catch ones eye somehow doesn't quite look that way now..


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Votes: 183
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02/02/2009 08:10:18 AM
hehehe I should have recognized the mtn in the bg...nicely done Janey! glad to be able to share a page here with you...

a snowmobile ride to catch this?? geesh! what some photographers won't do!

See ya girlfriend!

Esmi
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
01/31/2009 05:55:04 PM
Oh, WOW. This is great. I like the simplicity here. But IMO, it's taken too close from the subject for my taste. I would have liked the shot from little far.
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01/30/2009 01:21:12 AM
This would have been great in the Ansel challenge. I still like it either way. The tone variation in the tree is quite nice, I especially like the way it towers over it's backdrop. Makes it feel very big but still very alone.
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01/28/2009 10:32:53 AM
Strong and simple. Nice b/w treatment.
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01/27/2009 12:18:23 PM
such a tall, tall tree...wonder what this would be like with some dodging and burning (my new thing to learn)...nice shot
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01/26/2009 04:52:11 PM
A very stately old relic that certainly conveys the title very well- the use of B&W is very appropriate. Well done .
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