Twisted hazel

By mrswoolybill
Two images of a curious little tree in my sister-in-law's garden, this time in b&w.
Plus the little character who lives under it.
Thanks for looking,
Moira

Tags: Black and white Specialist and abstract Flowers and plants

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nonur Plus
8 17 12 Turkey
5 May 2012 7:49AM
Intriguing images V1 and V1 that work well as mono abstract for the, V3 is so lovely!Smile

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NDODS 6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
5 May 2012 8:28AM
Love the twisted hazel, we have got a couple of these in our garden, and do make for great photography, and superb eating in the autumn months, especially when roasted. The jury is out with the 'stoned' rabbit.

Regards Nathan
SlowSong Plus
9 7.0k 30 England
5 May 2012 8:43AM
V2 for me Moira - more squiggles. Smile
mrswoolybill Plus
10 1.1k 1714 United Kingdom
5 May 2012 8:45AM
Thanks folks, and Nathan the stoned rabbit may not stay up...
My apologies for very little commenting, I've cut my right forefinger and cannot stop it bleeding. I'm getting a bit fed up with mopping blood off the keyboard...
Moira
bliba Plus
11 2 Austria
5 May 2012 9:35AM
makes a wonderful abstract
cats_123 Plus
13 4.7k 27 Northern Ireland
5 May 2012 9:41AM
V3 - for me..very Alice in W Grin
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
5 May 2012 10:08AM
the trick is to hold your hand/arm up! will stop bleeding Moira - interesting tangled plant/tree! I was looking for a creepy crawlie then found the culprit in V3Grin
Joline Plus
11 28 53 United States
5 May 2012 10:51AM
Love these. Makes a great natural abstract.
mikbee 10 3 8 Scotland
5 May 2012 11:50AM
Keep the stoned rabbit here Moira.
I prefer a bunny girl to a twisted Hazel anyday of the week !!
Mick.
pascalg Plus
10 37 France
5 May 2012 11:51AM
love #2 (complicated enough, tortured & random like a neuron)
Jasper87 Plus
7 1.8k 150 England
5 May 2012 12:04PM
A neuronic abstract, the wider view of v2 has the greater effect.

Dave
5 May 2012 12:41PM
They are interesting images but surely some part of them have to be in focus.
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
5 May 2012 12:56PM
An endearing little bunny who lives under the abstract tree-- very sweet!
ChiliMan Plus
11 135 17 Singapore
5 May 2012 1:08PM
Ooh, I love V2 for the increased contrast and shadow and the extra curliwurliness. And such a sweet rabbit keeping a watchful eye Smile Or is he on the hunt for concrete carrots...

Andrew
5 May 2012 1:10PM
Just like life Moira, full of twists and turns.

John Smile
danbrann 12 636 17
5 May 2012 1:18PM
Twisted Hazel...what a strange name for your sister in law....sorry couldn't resist it.
mrswoolybill Plus
10 1.1k 1714 United Kingdom
5 May 2012 1:31PM

Quote:Twisted Hazel...what a strange name for your sister in law....sorry couldn't resist it
I shall refrain from commenting as I might like to on that...
Thanks everyone. My hand has stopped bleeding and is now just sore.
Ye Gods the weather is vile - can we have March back please??
Moira
jaktis Plus
13 84 Sweden
5 May 2012 2:24PM
I like this vegetations with its winding branches

Peter
franken Plus
14 4.3k 4 United Kingdom
5 May 2012 3:15PM
I'm drawn to version 2 Moira.

Ken
SueEley 11 279 96 Wales
5 May 2012 7:28PM
Version 2 is my preferred on, too. Great subject.
Roly 10 Wales
5 May 2012 8:37PM
Strange tree there Moira but it makes a good abstract.
jonwebber 9 4 1 United Kingdom
6 May 2012 8:46AM
Only to be photographed in daylight, I reckon. We have one of these and I have always been daunted by the task of photographing it . . .
jon
mrswoolybill Plus
10 1.1k 1714 United Kingdom
6 May 2012 9:53AM

Quote:They are interesting images but surely some part of them have to be in focus.
Some part is, but at F2.2 not a lot. You need to use your eyes. And maybe first to open them to other sorts of photography...
My main interest in these is precisely the way the twigs drift in and out of focus.
Moira
mrswoolybill Plus
10 1.1k 1714 United Kingdom
6 May 2012 10:30AM
PS
If still stuck, look for the little hairs on the twigs.
For further guidance, you could take a look at the writings of Julia Margaret Cameron (particularly her correspondence with Sir John Herschel)

Quote: 'What is focus and who has the right to say what focus is the legitimate focus?

or more simply at the reality group which spent April exploring this sort of image. Both would probably horrify you...
mad twists like the swirls of a firework
6 May 2012 12:34PM

Quote:They are interesting images but surely some part of them have to be in focus.Some part is, but at F2.2 not a lot. You need to use your eyes. And maybe first to open them to other sorts of photography...
My main interest in these is precisely the way the twigs drift in and out of focus.
Moira




Of course you did my mistake.
LexEquine 11 19 United States
6 May 2012 7:08PM
'The superlatively toned & rendered v1 Image, garners my top Vote,' today, Moira,...on this Trio of artistic monochrome Images~

Ciao~ Peter Smile
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
6 May 2012 9:33PM
looks like the stuff the blue tits feed to their young at the moment, only much much bigger Smile
great abstract
Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
6 May 2012 9:56PM
I love the twisted shapes of the branches in these natural abstracts.
Quote:Keep the stoned rabbit here Moira.
I prefer a bunny girl to a twisted Hazel anyday of the week !!
Mick.

Your wish is my command Mick, you will get your Bunny girl!Wink Epzer Bunbeam will be back on here again soon I promise you, I was in contact with her yesterday and she is keen to get back on board the good ship epzSmile

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