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The result of Constant North winds in Northumberland.
The first of a mini series on trees this week.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 20D
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:22 Mar 2006 - 8:46 PM
Focal Length:17mm
Aperture:f/22.0
Shutter Speed:1/125sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Shutter speed priority AE
Metering Mode:Average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:When the North wind Doth Blow
Username:danbrann danbrann
Uploaded:18 Feb 2013 - 8:37 AM
Tags:Landscape / travel, Northumberland, Trees
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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
18 Feb 2013 - 8:40 AM

Well observed and well captured.

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fentiger
fentiger Plus Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England23 Constructive Critique Points
18 Feb 2013 - 8:41 AM

A simple but eye catching image ~ super sky

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
18 Feb 2013 - 8:44 AM

It's amazing how it survives, Dan, well spotted and captured. Carol

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richmowil
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18 Feb 2013 - 9:04 AM

Nice Image!! I like this a lot!!

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franken
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18 Feb 2013 - 9:08 AM

I love the composition here Dan.

Ken

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longhoss
longhoss Plus Member 5longhoss vcard United Kingdom
18 Feb 2013 - 9:15 AM

Great image Danny
A limbo dancing tree
glyn

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EMJAYCEE
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18 Feb 2013 - 9:19 AM

First class composition Dan.
Joan.

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51317 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England143 Constructive Critique Points
18 Feb 2013 - 9:27 AM

Wonderful shape, Danny, and a lovely sky as backdrop.

Dave

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly Plus Member 8342 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
18 Feb 2013 - 9:43 AM

Love trees in any shape or form and this one is amazing

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CHRISB911
CHRISB911  954 forum posts1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Feb 2013 - 9:44 AM

great capture indeed, shaped by the elements
chris

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8696 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1198 Constructive Critique Points
18 Feb 2013 - 10:22 AM

What an amazing find, even by Northumbrian standards!
Love Glyn's comment...
Moira

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woolybill1
woolybill1 Plus Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
18 Feb 2013 - 10:30 AM

A wonderful shape. It even has two legs.
Northumbrian winds can sometimes blow from other directions; occasionally they even do the hokey-cokey and turn around (that's what it's all about); but they must have performed some highly complicated convolutions to produce a tree like this.
And the photo is pretty wonderful too.
Bill

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AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Feb 2013 - 11:08 AM

Extraordinarily beautiful Danny - a great find; look forward to more! I love trees.
Ann

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Lillian
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18 Feb 2013 - 11:15 AM

Gosh looks like how I feel at timesWink
a lovely captured and interesting shot Danny
Lillian

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Joline
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18 Feb 2013 - 12:10 PM

Looks like a gnarled old man, bent with age. The wind here today is out of the WNW at about 35MPH. The trees are swaying like grass.
I'll look forward to this series.

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lonely_oryx
18 Feb 2013 - 12:47 PM

Incredible shape. Great colours and composition

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andylea
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18 Feb 2013 - 12:56 PM

brilliant colour and light danny wonderful detail and comp a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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NDODS Plus Member 44051 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom111 Constructive Critique Points
18 Feb 2013 - 2:01 PM

A wonderfully observed, composed and captured image with great light and Northumbrian colour.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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paskinmj
paskinmj  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Feb 2013 - 2:03 PM

Great clarity and composition.
Matt

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sawsengee
sawsengee  86 Constructive Critique Points
18 Feb 2013 - 3:07 PM

beautiful light, colours & visual composition Smile

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saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 54761 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway27 Constructive Critique Points
18 Feb 2013 - 4:44 PM

Looks like a demented transformer...I wonder what it transforms into?
Giid to see you can get your models to bend over backwards for you, Dan.Wink

Malc

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AnneWorner
18 Feb 2013 - 6:10 PM

Amazing what the weather will do, and what trees will do to survive constant onslaughts of wind.

In Northern Norway the mountain birches lean in every which direction also.

Anne

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18 Feb 2013 - 8:10 PM

This could become another iconic tree. Top shot.
x

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19 Feb 2013 - 8:35 AM

Marvellous image for the first tree of the series Danny. I sometimes feel like this in the morning when my rheumatics are giving me bother.

Dougie

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danbrann
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19 Feb 2013 - 9:02 AM


Quote: Marvellous image for the first tree of the series Danny. I sometimes feel like this in the morning when my rheumatics are giving me bother.

Dougie

Dougie I feel like that most days even when my rheumatics aren't giving me bother.
Danny

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brownsilent
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24 Feb 2013 - 12:34 PM

Oh tell me what was on your road, ye roarin’ norlan’ Wind,
As ye cam’ blawin’ frae the land that’s niver frae my mind?
My feet they traivel England, but I’m deein’ for the north.
My man, I heard the siller tides rin up the Firth o Forth”
Norlan' Wind - Violet Jacob/Jim Reid
Johanna

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