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Lake District Tree

Posted by
Ian Bramham (Manchester, United Kingdom) on 17 March 2014 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

One of the many wonderful trees that I photographed a week ago during a day's photography in the Lake District with John Leech

NIKON D800 30 seconds F/16.0 ISO 100 35 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Hans ter Horst from Dippach, Luxembourg

This is a lovely composition, I can feel the tension of the tree hanging on to the rock!

17 Mar 2014 6:05am

@Hans ter Horst: Thanks Hans. Lovely tree isn't it!

Moridi from Tehran, Iran

Very good capture. Superb.

17 Mar 2014 6:46am

@Moridi: Thanks Moridi!

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

Superb !

17 Mar 2014 7:34am

@Gérard Beullac: Thanks Gérard!

Babzy from Besançon, France

very nice compo , i like very much the lake district ! :)

17 Mar 2014 8:03am

@Babzy: Thanks Babzy!

Ludovic Roudet from Charenton-le-Pont, France

Beautiful !

17 Mar 2014 8:25am

@Ludovic Roudet: Thanks Ludovic!

Christian Richer from Le Havre, France

The trunk would want to go to bathe, but branches do not want! A beautiful photo, as usual...

17 Mar 2014 8:52am

@Christian Richer: Thanks Christian!

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

Beautiful composition and elegant tree ! very close to the work of Michael Kenna this one !

17 Mar 2014 9:46am

@Anna.C: Thanks Anna - he does photograph trees a lot doesn't he and I really love that series of his from Kussharo Lake in Japan. This tree that I photographed here is actually in England but it could just as well have been somewhere in Japan too. It's quite common in my experience to see trees on the edge of a lake growing away from the other trees that are around them and toward the water which is where there is most light.

Eric C. from Un peu partout, France

Superb !

17 Mar 2014 11:47am

@Eric C.: Thanks Eric!

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Splendid !
Have a beautiful day.

17 Mar 2014 12:17pm

Mowgli from Nice, France

Poetic calligraphy nuanced for this wonderful b & w.

17 Mar 2014 12:39pm

Ian Smith from London, United Kingdom

Fantastic composition, Ian!

17 Mar 2014 1:51pm

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Superb, love how the tree just clings on.

17 Mar 2014 6:17pm

Olivier from Manage, Belgium

an moment of grace!

17 Mar 2014 8:12pm

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

Nice find, beautifully done in B&W.

18 Mar 2014 1:54am

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

superbly composed with great tonal range!

18 Mar 2014 2:12am

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

superb! fabulous graphics and tones!

18 Mar 2014 2:40am

Isa ✩ from Vaucluse, France

Très beau cliché ! superbe N & B.

18 Mar 2014 7:38am

L'angevine from Angers, France

j'aime ce cadrage

18 Mar 2014 8:45am

Basile Pesso from Barcelona, Spain

Stunningly zen...

18 Mar 2014 4:36pm

Barbara from Florida, United States

Composition is magnificent. I really admire your style of B&W photography. Browsing through several of your images, very impressive.

6 Apr 2014 4:07am

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30 seconds
ISO 100
35 mm (35mm equiv.)