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Tree - Snow

Posted by
Ian Bramham (Manchester, United Kingdom) on 12 March 2012 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

A photo I took back in February at home in Poynton, Cheshire when we had some snow.

NIKON D700 1/200 second F/8.0 ISO 200 22 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Eric Laforgue from Ivry sur Seine, France

Superbe composition avec ce cadre composé par les éléments de la nature et cet arbre que l'on devine à peine.

12 Mar 2012 7:07am

@Eric Laforgue: Thanks Eric! By the way, the tree in the distance is the same as in this photo I took the previous winter:

Hans ter Horst from Ruislip, United Kingdom

Love the framing!

12 Mar 2012 8:00am

@Hans ter Horst: Thanks Hans!

Naeem from Abbottabad, Pakistan

This is called poster shot. Framing, B&W combination.. and lighting.. makes it lovely indeed

12 Mar 2012 9:02am

@Naeem: Thanks Naeem!

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

Excellent, Ian !
What is fun is I had the intention doing do the same kind of picture this last week end in the countryside, by using a tree at the foreground as a frame. There was no snow, I didn't find a so beautiful tree and finally it remained an intention without achievement.
Your picture is so fulfilling my initial desire with beauty !

12 Mar 2012 9:11am

@Gérard Beullac: Thanks Gérard. I took quite a few photos on a walk through the snow that morning but the results were very mixed in quality even though I really enjoyed the walk. Quite often I go out with my camera and come back with very little in the way of photos that I'm truly happy with but having the camera with me certainly sharpens the senses.

Ian Smith from London, United Kingdom

Well spotted, framed and treated Ian. A real sense of an English countryside in this picture. Well done.

12 Mar 2012 9:30am

@Ian Smith: Thanks Ian!

Punit from Somewhere in, India

Lovely composition here, Ian! The over-all whites all around the trees due to the snow make the photograph a fantastic one.

12 Mar 2012 9:39am

@Punit: Thanks Punit!

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

Beautiful atmospheric subject you've found and it's most masterfully composed! Stunning work Ian! Congrats!:-)

12 Mar 2012 12:35pm

Betsy Barron from Philadelphia, PA, United States

beautiful framing - lovely!

12 Mar 2012 1:36pm

Stefan from Thiersee, Austria

perfect Composition, very nice image!

12 Mar 2012 3:31pm

Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

Amazing contrasts ... really well done!

12 Mar 2012 4:15pm

Sof from Neuchâtel, Switzerland

J'aime beaucoup

12 Mar 2012 9:25pm

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

simply brilliant! the idea of this photo is superb and very imaginative! at first i thought "what tree?" looking at the branch above and then i saw the tree hiding in the distance - what an excellent composition and use of light and contrast to separate the elements!

13 Mar 2012 3:06am

Ryan Hammond from Tucson, United States

Awesome! Simply great.

13 Mar 2012 6:51am

Christian Richer from Le Havre, France

Very nice composition ! Elegant !

13 Mar 2012 8:34am

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Well composed... great artistic photo

13 Mar 2012 10:31am

sunstonemaria from California, United States

marvelous piece of photography! brilliant!

14 Mar 2012 4:02am

k@ from Paris, France

Perfectly thought - like under the arm of the big one, protecting the lil' one.

14 Mar 2012 12:47pm

Russ Devan from Afghanistan

Beautiful tones and composition.

15 Mar 2012 2:17am

Daryl Johnson from Worcester Park, United Kingdom

I like the clearly defined 'stages' of the tones, black to white.

16 Mar 2012 7:34pm

Photographs by M.E. from San Francisco, United States

your images are always a delight to look at!

22 Mar 2012 2:20pm

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1/200 second
ISO 200
22 mm (35mm equiv.)