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Bleached Limbs

By Acancarter  
This tree must have died in the 2004 Tsunami and part buried in sand. It was taken on a beach in the Seychelles. The bleached trunk and branches appeared to me like body parts, inverted, twisted and broken. A bit in the eye of the beholder. The lighting was harsh so exposed to retain the detail in the bright wood areas and converted to mono to give drama and de-emphasise what was a deep blue sky!

Tags: Beach Tree Bleached Landscape and travel

Voters: derekd, PhilT2, mex and 34 more

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derekd 14 20
26 Nov 2020 9:30AM
love this shot and mono is perfect
pamelajean Plus
15 1.5k 2189 United Kingdom
26 Nov 2020 12:05PM
It looks like a contemporary sculpture which might be trying to portray the human form in disarray??? Whatever, it has an interesting acrobatic form that is open to varied interprerations, and I like the way you have presented it here.
AlfieK Plus
3 1 1 United Kingdom
26 Nov 2020 1:44PM
Excellent composition enhanced by your post processing.
Alfie
26 Nov 2020 9:34PM
Beautiful light.

LorySmile
Thanks for all the comments and awards! I walked round and round this tree to try and get the best composition. Tight crops didn't seem to work too well. It looks at its best as a large print, but it tends to split viewers.

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