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A Japanese Larch

Its twisty branches become bare in the winter --- fascinating in any season!

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D800 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Sigma 50-500mm F4-6.3 EX APO RF HSM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:9 Nov 2013 - 10:02 PM
Focal Length:500mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/6.3
Aperture:f/13.0
Shutter Speed:1/200sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:1600
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:A Japanese Larch
Username:taggart taggart
Uploaded:6 Dec 2013 - 2:08 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, General, Landscape / travel, Specialist / abstract, Wildlife / nature
Votes:82

Comments

AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 7618 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States43 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2013 - 2:30 AM

A striking image Jenn. I like the gnarly, twisting branches of this larch tree; the way they wind their way through the composition. Lovely shallow dof, and bright background to set the tree off. I'm also a sucker for a square crop.

Anne

taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2013 - 2:33 AM

WOW! Thank you Anne!

Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
6 Dec 2013 - 3:32 AM

A fascinating image indeed Jenn !! Very well captured !

jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1082 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
6 Dec 2013 - 4:08 AM

Lovely winding branches and great tones also

Peter

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2013 - 6:21 AM

Love the convoluted shapes of the branches against the bright background colours.

andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2013 - 6:45 AM

fantastic detail jenn beautiful colours a stunner nice one Wink
andy

AnnaBanana
6 Dec 2013 - 7:20 AM

Beautiful lines, shapes and colours. The square crop works beautifully.

ukgubbi
ukgubbi e2 Member 3ukgubbi vcard India
6 Dec 2013 - 7:48 AM

This is fantabulous. Love the transparent screen of branches and the diffused bg. My award goes to ..........................Wink

Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
6 Dec 2013 - 7:49 AM

Beautiful Jenn,
Fred.

viscostatic
6 Dec 2013 - 8:43 AM

The light and colour in the background really makes this Jenn.

Phil.

mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8529 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1094 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2013 - 9:00 AM

Extraordinarily intricate.
The crop is perfect for the lines.
Moira

RysiekJan
RysiekJan e2 Member 8149 forum postsRysiekJan vcard United Kingdom
6 Dec 2013 - 9:38 AM

Lovely use of selective focus to bring out the intricate branch details.


Richard

pascalg
pascalg e2 Member 737 forum postspascalg vcard France
6 Dec 2013 - 10:09 AM

divine colours

achieverswales
6 Dec 2013 - 10:40 AM

Awesome texture and tones Jenn, good square crop. Congratulations on the GEA.

Regards

Trev.

jdinne
jdinne  11 England
6 Dec 2013 - 10:52 AM

Special Jenn, just love this one so not only GEA deserved, RC here is my humble UA.

John

Last Modified By jdinne at 6 Dec 2013 - 10:52 AM
ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2204 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2013 - 11:01 AM


Quote: Awesome texture and tones Jenn, good square crop. Congratulations on the GEA.

Regards

Trev.

Excellent photography Jenn

CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 439 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2013 - 11:50 AM

A great comp with superb light!

Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2013 - 1:05 PM

A wonderful play with light and shape. You have captured the magic of this tree in autumn.

BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2013 - 1:22 PM

A beautiful, crazy tree.
Congrats on the deserved awards.

B.

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2013 - 1:44 PM

Fascination of the very best kind.
Joan.

Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 431 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom76 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2013 - 1:47 PM

So worthy of all these awards Jenn. Beautiful in every way
and I love the colours.
KateGrinGrinGrin

maratsuikka
6 Dec 2013 - 2:44 PM

Fine ART with sig...bigma

fentiger
fentiger  13915 forum posts England22 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2013 - 3:10 PM

Delightful composition.

Albert

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64838 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2013 - 5:01 PM

So beautifully oriental.

NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43684 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2013 - 5:45 PM

Incredibly beautiful, colour and light..

Well done with your GEA Jenn, very much deserved.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

Last Modified By NDODS at 6 Dec 2013 - 5:45 PM
MalcolmS
MalcolmS e2 Member 91107 forum postsMalcolmS vcard England13 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2013 - 5:50 PM

Love the use of DOF Jennn, works really well. Beautiful colours and details.

Malcolm

Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
6 Dec 2013 - 6:08 PM

A fabulous capture, Jenn.

LOVE IT! GrinGrin

P.

GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2013 - 6:14 PM

Fabulous for all aspects, Jenn ! I like it very much!
Regards,
George

DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2013 - 6:17 PM

This is such an interesting image, Jenn.
Focus and depth of field spot on.
Richard

Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 3Fefe vcard United Kingdom30 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2013 - 7:38 PM

Stunning!
Love the coloursGrinGrin
Diane

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8831 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1638 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2013 - 9:50 PM

Very beautiful, lovely warm tones, excellent photogaphy Jenn.

Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
6 Dec 2013 - 10:07 PM

Amazing shot Jenn. Cathy

EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
6 Dec 2013 - 10:14 PM

Beautiful imageSmile

Eileen

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8247 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2013 - 10:38 PM

Such wonderfully shaped branches and fab colours Jenn

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2013 - 12:32 AM

looks like a japanese painting. Pure bliss Smile

nonur
nonur e2 Member 6nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2013 - 12:48 AM

A gorgeous image, amazing detail and colours, Jenn. Well worth those awards.

iosatel
iosatel  1 Belgium
7 Dec 2013 - 1:05 AM

Great details and beautiful bokeh!

ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2013 - 9:45 AM

What...a gorgeous...image!

Best bokeh EVER to complement the beauty of this tree too, Jennnn.

Bravo Smile

Andrew

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91929 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2013 - 8:32 PM

A fabulous take Jennn - great shape.

Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
8 Dec 2013 - 12:26 PM

Exquisite composition and colours Jenn.
Rende

Last Modified By Rende at 8 Dec 2013 - 12:26 PM
Dowie
Dowie  1 United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
14 Dec 2013 - 10:08 AM

Very autumnal

Snapper_T
Snapper_T  10848 forum posts United Kingdom
31 Dec 2013 - 3:32 PM

Lovelly colours, comp and study of this tree.

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