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Tree Study

By Eli_Pascall-Willis  
I have always loved the colour of leaves in the spring. There is a certain quality to the greens that evokes a wonderful sense of new life, and for some time I have been trying to convey this through an image that didn't rely on golden light.
A trip to the Lakes this spring, and a rainy day gave me the chance to further explore this idea. I spent quite some time looking at the stump and decided that with the right balance all the elements were there. I hope that this shows through In my image.

I'm not expecting many votes, but any comments or discussion would be great.


Tags: Landscape and travel Lakes trees spring

Voters: madbilly, ValSaxby, saeidNL and 6 more

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madbilly 9 1 4 England
5 Jul 2010 6:13PM
Well for my tastes it's nice to see a realistically coloured landscape and on my calibrated monitor thats just how it looks, detailed and natural, I also like the mist on the mountain tops. Good detail in the trunk too. All in all excellent.



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saeidNL 8 3 Netherlands
5 Jul 2010 6:26PM
Beautiful image with superb detail and lighting super comp.
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
5 Jul 2010 9:21PM
The first thing I noticed about your shot was the colours in the trees, then I read your narrative.....I have to agree, there is something so special about the yellows and greens in the first two or three weeks after the buds open in spring.
This is a lovely composition using by contrast the dead stump in the f/g and with the backdrop of the darker mountainside, you have a lovely image. I see no reason why it should not do ought to.
5 Jul 2010 11:00PM
Thanks for the looking, the comments made about the various elements show that the image works, we'll at least for some Wink

6 Jul 2010 12:40AM
I totally agree with all that's been said. A quality shot....B
Paul_R 9 5 2 England
6 Jul 2010 5:55AM
Quality image, good use of light and colour.
9 Jul 2010 10:39AM
Thanks for commenting

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