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sk93 Plus
11 2 Gibraltar
17 Dec 2006 2:18AM
nice composition.. very good Smile

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17 Dec 2006 2:21AM
Thank you all, much appreciated, and that in the middle of the night.
an awesome image, and choosing a B/W medium is a top choice here. I may have been tempted to Photoshop the wisp of cloud from the left side as it draws the eye from the other subjects and disrupts an otherwise clear sky.
17 Dec 2006 4:00AM
good comment, hadn't thought of that.
Gecko Plus
11 25 Australia
17 Dec 2006 4:19AM
Fabulous shot! looks great in b+w. Pam
17 Dec 2006 4:20AM
I love the composition in this one, spot on camera work.

Rg Tony
rontear Plus
14 8 8 England
17 Dec 2006 9:25AM
Superb balance and composition to this image. Looks desolate and harsh, tree's struggle. Great shot Bob. Ron.
17 Dec 2006 9:34AM
Thank you all for your comments. I am glad you like it.

Yes, the area where these trees are growing is harsh and very hot in the summer (45 degrees and more).

You really are looking at a desert where some underground water flow supplies water for these trees. The flow may be very deep as some trees are said to have roots as deep as 60!! meters.

btw, the tree in the front is not dead although it may seem like that. Little plucks of tine leafs exist and soon the whole tree will be showing leafs all over.
17 Dec 2006 10:12AM
this really deserves so many more clicks. It's a beautiful image
17 Dec 2006 10:33AM
John thank you, Im allready happy with what is happening right now.

Rarely does one of my images get so many comments and clicks on one day. Smile
RobinF 11 83 1 England
17 Dec 2006 11:01AM
Really nice deceptively simple image, definitely deserves more clicks! - Robin
User_Removed 14 16 1 United Kingdom
17 Dec 2006 11:18AM
Tha big scary tree has obvously frightened those poor defenceless trees that have bunched up for a hug! :0) Now i've got that out of my system....

great image love the prespective and how it gives you the impression of walking in to the image.

17 Dec 2006 11:48AM
Thank you Dianne, it would be a scratchy hug with all these sharp little twigs. Smile
bliba Plus
12 2 Austria
17 Dec 2006 12:42PM
love it...wonderful!!!

very well composed and converted to bnw

Possum Plus
11 148 England
17 Dec 2006 10:34PM
Starkly beautiful, with fantastic composition, and it looks superb in black and white.
18 Dec 2006 1:52AM
Thank you all for your comments. It is the first time that in one day I get more than 30 clicks in appreciation.
18 Dec 2006 5:42PM
Composition and stark light make this a cracking shot.

18 Dec 2006 7:34PM
Beautiful ... quite a sizzler in mono Robert! Excellent work, certainly deserves more attention.

19 Dec 2006 8:50AM
Joe, thank you for that but I am already happy with the attention I am getting with this one as I am not used to that.
Joline Plus
11 29 53 United States
21 Dec 2006 3:57PM
This is one SUPER composition, the tension and balance between the two trees is perfect...Love it.
27 Dec 2006 6:09PM
I've enjoyed your recent tree shots, but this particular one is the star. Smile
28 Dec 2006 2:04AM
thank you, I agree this one is special. Smile
7 Jan 2007 8:24AM
Good composition and tonality!
xinia Plus
12 54
4 Feb 2007 10:20PM
a beauty
4 Mar 2007 3:27PM
really pleasing composition love it
Barry John
1 Feb 2008 3:51PM
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