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Dead Tree, Dead Shadow


Dead Tree, Dead Shadow
Photo Information
Copyright: Michael Jessop (michaelman) (220)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-08-14
Categories: Nature
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-03-18 9:38
Viewed: 3675
Points: 26
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This was a symple photo in Dead Vlei really i just put my camera on the floor in the tip of the shadow (almost) and took the photo and in photoshop i just cropped and resized it and then it was done.
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Hi Michael,
Wonderful silhouetes in a beautiful composition.
TFS
Regards,
Lurdes

Good use of the tree as a silhouette, you learn very well ;-) Well composed, nice low POV.

Well done
DAd....

Ciao Michael, fascinating composition with fantastic silhouettes of dead trees, fantastic light, very well done, ciao Silvio

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  • bupga Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 323 W: 6 N: 406] (2982)
  • [2010-03-18 9:59]

Hi,

Well composed Michael, I like the selhouette and the chosen POV. Well done and TFS.


Buddy

Hi Michael,
A fine backlight picture, great idea well exposed. Excellent use of contrast. Like the idea here. Can feel the heat!
Hans

That's very effective Michael; I like the silhouette effect there. You have definitely inherited your father's and great grandfather's photographic genes!

Hi Michael
I like the dancing pose of the naked trees.
well composed and captured.
wonderful image.
pleasant colors.
tfs
tsilla

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  • rychem Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 736 W: 13 N: 634] (21244)
  • [2010-03-18 12:28]

I love trees, this here is a beautiful silhouette of a dead tree with amazing shadow and nice composition
regards
Ryszard

Hi Michael,

Great shot, good low pov.

regards Mark

Bonjour Mchael
Superbe photo en contre jour avec la silhouette de cette arbre mort.
Joli jeux d'ombres et belles couleurs.
TSF
Florent

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  • Fortuna Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Workshop Editor/Silver Note Writer [C: 3811 W: 2520 N: 16] (72)
  • [2010-03-18 15:10]

Hello Michael,

Nice shot, good effect of the shadow of the tree against the skylight.
Congratulations and TFS
Sergio

This is an interesting photo.

The silhouette is amazing and the threatening shadow on the ground mixed with the sun-lighted areas look fantastic.

The far sand or mud volumes add context to the shot.

Placement of the camera is unbeatable, very good shot, well done!

Galder

Hello Michael

Love the image. A wonderful capture of light and shadow. Nice work

Jimmy

Michael,

Welcome to Treklens! Looking through your gallery, you have some interesting and creative ideas. This one especially attracted my attention because of the stark contrast of tree and sky. I like that you left it in color as I like the browns amongst the black of the central tree. Well done! Looking forward to seeing many more photos from you!

:) Lisa

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