The Burmis Tree


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A three-century old tree here in Alberta. I took this while on assignment for a small magazine. I just pointed my K10 and did a bracketed shot. Little did I know that after a bit of cleanup, this shot would go on to be my best seller. Had I known that, I would have used a tripod or something.
06/07/2010 - 05:27Dubious Drewski
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szgabor
Posted 06/07/2010 - 05:45 Link
This is a well composed picture. It has nice contrast and sharp details. I like that as the sun shines over the clouds.
Regards,
Gábor
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pentaxdude
Posted 06/07/2010 - 09:11 Link
Well done.
Gary Hickin
Posted 06/07/2010 - 10:33 Link
Impressive and dramatic shot. Super image. Cheers, Gary
aliengrove
Posted 06/07/2010 - 12:24 Link
Great image, nice work!
jeff0000
Posted 06/07/2010 - 13:34 Link
Great photo
playing firm but fair all the way
bwlchmawr
Posted 06/07/2010 - 16:48 Link
Super shot. Everything right about it.
Best wishes,

Andrew

"These places mean something and it's the job of a photographer to figure-out what the hell it is."
Robert Adams
"The camera doesn't make a bit of difference.  All of them can record what you are seeing.  But, you have to SEE."
Ernst Hass
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KatieW
Posted 06/07/2010 - 19:54 Link
As above really - love the angle.
Regards
Katie
pauljay
Posted 06/07/2010 - 20:08 Link
Magic!
Paul.

Photography is not a sport. It has no rules. Everything must be dared and tried! (Bill Brandt)
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puma
Posted 06/07/2010 - 20:29 Link
as paul says MAGIC
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Mac
Posted 06/07/2010 - 22:34 Link
"I would have used a tripod or something"

And probably lost the light.

Sometimes ya just gotta go with the moment - this one sure worked out.
Mac from Montreal

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