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Lone Tree

By Kim Walton    
Now for something a little differant,a self critique ...Wink

Lone tree at the peak district..

Smack bang center ---but it fills the image ,off to either side and i.m.h.o would distract as there is no need for negative space.
Post to right--i thought of taking it out (literary) when i took the shot but liked the way it almost mimicked the tree.
Drystone wall---well in B&W there to die for and i like the way it`s straight on and holds the foreground.
Love the barren tree top and the harsh spring light emphasises the starkness.
Sky for me is pleasing,not dramatic with big dark clouds but natural for the image.

Any different views gratefully received.


Tags: Peak district White Black Black and white Stone wall Beech tree Drystone wall Landscape and travel

Voters: danmclean, Cor, NDODS and 12 more

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6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
3 Apr 2012 10:45AM
A stunning mono, of the highest order.

Regards Nathan

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luckybry 6 3 Scotland
3 Apr 2012 11:51AM
nice mono Kim
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
3 Apr 2012 3:34PM
Can't disagree with your critique. I like the whispy branches of the tree, but the post doesn't do it for me - gotta go.

KingBee Plus
10 492 2 Scotland
3 Apr 2012 4:53PM
I agree the post's redundant. Otherwise this is an excellent mono, and really deserving of far more attention on EPZ than it's had up to now.


Kim Walton 13 145 30 United Kingdom
3 Apr 2012 5:52PM
Thanks Dave

Its going!
CHRISB911 10 54 1
14 Apr 2013 12:42PM
agree with dave the post is a distraction and i personally thing the sky is cropped too tight, other than that a pleasing image and great in mono

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