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growing pains

By dawnmichelle
We were driving up the road when I spotted this sight.. A tractor with a tree growing up around it making them as one... talk about growing pains Ouch!! However the picture I wanted was on privite property and gated off and posted.. but Jay pulled over and down the road I went.. I could hear Jay saying hurry up Dawn Michelle as traffic started by... loll I thought it was worth the risk as I went through one gate only I couldn't get to the tractor.. so I took the shots over and through the fence which wasn't so easy and being short didn't help .The one I did notice is by standing back from the fence the light was better and as I got closer to make sure the fence wan't in it the images were darker due to all the other tress around.. the last shows the fence as I walked down the fence line.
The lighting wasn't the best with the tree shade and the rain clouds but I think they came out alright for right out of the camera.. I added a frame just to add a little splash to the sides...
Hope you like them as well... and a special thanks to Jay for letting me trespass and waiting on me..
Thank you all for the C+C's on my last upload..

Tags: Togetherness Tree Tractor Architecture Landscape and travel Wildlife and nature

Voters: JimV, robway, peterhookwilde and 73 more

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JimV 15 6 3 Canada
29 Jul 2008 4:38AM
I think the last three go to show how well you did with #1 Dawn, your persistance paid off handsomely, well done!
Rgds., Jim
PS I don't think the property owner would mind your trespass, especially if you gave him a copy of your shot!
dawnmichelle 14 12 United States
29 Jul 2008 4:43AM
Thank you so much Jim Smile
robway 16 318 Wales
29 Jul 2008 4:45AM
I love shots of old machinery such as this, great recording and capture.
dawnmichelle 14 12 United States
29 Jul 2008 4:48AM
Thank you so much John Smile
29 Jul 2008 6:22AM
looks like an old mower,v1 for me
goso 15 2 1 Australia
29 Jul 2008 6:32AM
Nice find Dawn - these things pop up when you least expect them - good pics too.......Bill
Bob_V 14 1 2 United States
29 Jul 2008 6:56AM
So well spotted and captured Dawn, what a great set of images.
imagio 15 12 1 England
29 Jul 2008 7:02AM
Nice captures Dawn, worth the trouble to get them

jaktis Plus
17 84 Sweden
29 Jul 2008 7:22AM
A great capture of the trapped tractor

CarolG 14 199 20 Greece
29 Jul 2008 7:45AM
Fascinating images, Dawn, very well spotted and captured. Carol
Juliee 15 382 4 England
29 Jul 2008 8:03AM
10/10 for persistance!
Great set of shots & an interesting subject.

Nettles 14 England
29 Jul 2008 8:04AM
A good lesson in always having your camera with you.
johnjrp 17 432 5 Australia
29 Jul 2008 8:19AM
Well spotted Dawn and taken. John
Richsr 14 91 223 England
29 Jul 2008 8:55AM
Like the details and textures in version 1 - well captured and processed.
Regards Richard.
peugeot406 14 7 1 England
29 Jul 2008 8:59AM
Super set of images
lonely_oryx 13 61 55 England
29 Jul 2008 9:34AM
Lovely light.
photophantom 13 108 3 Philippines
29 Jul 2008 9:53AM
v1 d best Dawn. Excellent find and photographed. Thanks for sharing it.
dianah 15 24.5k 4 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2008 10:24AM
V 1 definitely Dawn..well spotted and captured.
tigertimb 13 40 66 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2008 11:20AM
I kinda like #4 Dawn; the bars somehow seem appropriate to accompany your illegal activity Smile
Maiwand 14 3 73 England
29 Jul 2008 11:43AM
I love your story Dawn. I should have loved to have seen you !!! You have a good eye to see such great shot from a heap of old rusty iron. I think I would have walked past.
BrianSS 14 418 41 England
29 Jul 2008 11:58AM
Nice shot, well spotted.
SandraKay Plus
14 233 4 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2008 2:13PM
A tree on wheels. I too like unusual shots like this and you did well to get such a good close-up.
phil_j 15 134 4 England
29 Jul 2008 2:14PM
Needs some tlc by the looks of it.
Nice capture Dawn.

dawnmichelle 14 12 United States
29 Jul 2008 2:30PM
Thank you so much Everyone !!! Smile
Gezina 14 3 6 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2008 3:26PM
Well spotted Dawn and the effort was well worth it - V1 for me Ina
Dee73 13 England
29 Jul 2008 3:36PM
great images, nice work.

Silverzone 14 2 England
29 Jul 2008 4:19PM
Nice set of images. Sylvia
taggart Plus
17 47 14 United States
29 Jul 2008 4:36PM
Good shots, a great find!
sunshot 16 24 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2008 6:07PM

Quote:Nice captures Dawn, worth the trouble to get them


i totally agree with this statement Dawn, well worth the effort

dawnmichelle 14 12 United States
29 Jul 2008 6:15PM
Thank you Ina/Damon/Sylvia/Jennn/Marc Smile
MRSbiscuit60 13 224 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2008 6:39PM
Great shot, Trish.
Rock 19 10 2 England
29 Jul 2008 7:08PM
Amazing work !

microchip 14 1 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2008 7:51PM
All well captured and spotted an interesting set of images Dawn,
dawnmichelle 14 12 United States
29 Jul 2008 7:54PM
thank you Trish/Rock and Alan Smile
Eviscera 15 1.1k 149 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2008 8:18PM
super image dawn , you know the best shots are always the ones you work at and want , this is beautifully transient. good on you for getting down into that image -

dawnmichelle 14 12 United States
29 Jul 2008 9:08PM
thank you Dave and Dave Smile
Dave thanks for the looks wonderful..Smile
gary_d 13 576 13 Wales
29 Jul 2008 10:34PM
Well spotted and nicely captured, hope you and the family are well. - gary
derekv 14 3 England
29 Jul 2008 10:48PM
Cracking capture, Dawn, it's brilliant and well worth the chance.
whiteswan01 13 13 England
29 Jul 2008 11:11PM
excellent love finding this sort of stuff well captured
StevesPics 13 6 England
30 Jul 2008 9:03AM
Well worth the effort you went to to get the shots. V1 is my favourite but they're all great.
norton 17 2 6 Jersey
30 Jul 2008 9:04AM
Great images Dawn,well spotted and captured.................

Bravdo 13 17 2 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2008 9:19AM
Great images went to a lot of effort for these and its paid off. Very unusual but worth taking.....My favourite is V1

dawnmichelle 14 12 United States
30 Jul 2008 1:37PM
Thank you so much everyone !! Smile
Thank you Brian for the mods they are wonderful ! Smile
Portknockie 16 48 Scotland
30 Jul 2008 4:39PM
Hi Dawn..that is one well spotted and taken shot....Talk about one with nature..Smile

dawnmichelle 14 12 United States
30 Jul 2008 4:54PM
Thank you Don Smile
franfoto 13 2 32 England
30 Jul 2008 8:10PM
Love this Dawn and a great title too.
dawnmichelle 14 12 United States
30 Jul 2008 9:27PM
thank you Fran Smile
DaveGu 14 1 1 England
30 Jul 2008 9:58PM
Missed this yesterday, great shot and I think the light is spot on, really makes the rusty tractor stand out.

When you gonna be brave and try some more SP's ?

dawnmichelle 14 12 United States
30 Jul 2008 10:52PM
Thanks Dave...Smile
Have thought about it ... just need to fix something up for a bg and lighting... would like to try it again..just hard to smile for yourself loll so all mine look sad loll ....
steve_r 14 England
31 Jul 2008 12:10AM
GOOD SHOT. Well spotted Dawn, well captured Images regards Steve.
Rogerex 15 32 12 Australia
31 Jul 2008 1:19AM
An interesting piece of machinery. I particularly like the light in V4, and the fence in the foreground is a nice additional touch.
KangaGal 13 66 Australia
31 Jul 2008 4:52AM
Nice shot here, V1 for me. Really like the mods also.
31 Jul 2008 9:04AM
Well earned 60
dawnmichelle 14 12 United States
31 Jul 2008 2:20PM
thank you steve/roger/jenny/graham Smile
fatherpie 13 18 12 England
31 Jul 2008 8:37PM
Brian beat me to the mono version! I'm also in the v.1 camp. Nice shot
dawnmichelle 14 12 United States
31 Jul 2008 9:21PM
thank you Dave Smile
gossyboy 13 460 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2008 6:48PM
Nice image...........very rustic
Footsore 13 9 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2008 8:09PM
I really like this. Shows how the natural world wins out in the end, despite what we humans get up to.
dawnmichelle 14 12 United States
1 Aug 2008 8:42PM
thank your Paul and James Smile
RosaB 14 61 2 Greece
2 Aug 2008 8:08AM
Hi ! V1 is definately the best I think! I would have done you a mod but see Brianss has beaten me too it!
Diana 14 2.0k 19 Netherlands
2 Aug 2008 9:49AM
well spotted Dawn

rmr 14 1 Wales
3 Aug 2008 8:58AM
wonderful captures dawn
pascalg Plus
14 37 1 France
3 Aug 2008 5:48PM
this is very nice & well spotted...
dawnmichelle 14 12 United States
3 Aug 2008 9:16PM
Thank you Rosalie/Dianna/Mark/PascalgnSmile
so great tp see u on here Rosealie Smile
HectorRivera 14 17 1 United States
7 Aug 2008 12:45AM
Nice job
dawnmichelle 14 12 United States
7 Aug 2008 10:01PM
thank you Hector Smile
Glostopcat 15 255 2 England
10 Aug 2008 10:03PM
A super set of shots of this rusty old farm machinery, epzer Mikbee would have been in his element had he discovered this one!
dawnmichelle 14 12 United States
11 Aug 2008 2:27PM
thank you Edmund Smile

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