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Beginnings

By whatriveristhis
New and very extensive broadleaved woodland planting by the Woodland Trust, with public access, on the outskirts of Durham.
It's good to see that not quite everywhere is being turned into characterless housing estates ( like the small one I live on BlushBlush )

A big thank you to Bill, carmen, Colin, Kate, Dougie, George, and Tracey, for giving the Rook their awards.

Tags: Landscape Woodland Black and white County durham

Voters: bliba, ken j., bobpaige1 and 38 more

Comments


bliba Plus
14 2 Austria
7 Nov 2016 11:05AM
great tones...fine work
7 Nov 2016 12:02PM
you know, it's one thing to do a landscape with sunset and saturated colors - that's easy - it's just there - all you need to do is know how to use a camera. but what you do is feel the landscape and then we feel it too. that's different. that's art. =)
CVG167 3 2 United Kingdom
7 Nov 2016 12:12PM
Love the tones and movement in the grasses.
Joline Plus
14 30 58 United States
7 Nov 2016 12:22PM
I couldn't put it any better than Carmen. This is pure magic.
Irishkate Plus
10 42 118 United Kingdom
7 Nov 2016 12:53PM
I just want to run through those grasses - Carmen has summed up your style so well.
Kate Grin
P.S. I'll take blue tack next time!
mlseawell 10 1 United States
7 Nov 2016 12:57PM
Amazing image. Love the dark tones and composition!

Mark
Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
7 Nov 2016 1:20PM
Carmen is spot on.
Daisymaye Plus
12 23 18 Canada
7 Nov 2016 1:51PM
You are so right, Carmen! You make us feel this, smell this and take us there with you Alan.
7 Nov 2016 2:10PM
Excellent image
7 Nov 2016 2:11PM
Really Beautiful
Nikonuser1 Plus
8 165 16 United Kingdom
7 Nov 2016 3:19PM
A excellent mono image AlanGrinGrin

Cliff
I'm positive can see some colour on these leaves, monochrome with a difference. Wink

I think you've done it again, the simplest of images and it's very very good.

Dougie
mrswoolybill Plus
13 2.3k 2267 United Kingdom
7 Nov 2016 6:25PM
Carmen's comment is spot on. This is about textures, mood, light. Superb. I'm particularly enjoying the precision of those saplings' leaves against the drift of the grass.
optik 11 15 1 England
7 Nov 2016 7:01PM
100% agree with Carmen's comment.
widtink 8 406 2 Scotland
7 Nov 2016 8:17PM
stunning
vivdy 9 2 United Kingdom
7 Nov 2016 8:57PM
So good when broadleaf trees are planted , they change with the seasons , this image has it all . Viv
mommablue 8 2 United Kingdom
7 Nov 2016 9:14PM
Another excellent image
10 Nov 2016 7:46PM
really like the grasses the band of light contained by both a threatening sky and dark forground

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