Tentacles

By woolybill1
In the parkland at Fountains Abbey.

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Tags: Tree Abstract Black and white Detail

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AlfieK Plus
3 1 1 United Kingdom
21 Oct 2019 7:22AM
High contrast b&w suits the subject perfectly Bill.
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21 Oct 2019 7:38AM
I've photographed those roots many times, but never achieved a final image as good as this.
21 Oct 2019 7:45AM
A lesson in processing an excellent composition, Bill. Very eye catching.

John Smile
franken Plus
17 5.1k 4 United Kingdom
21 Oct 2019 8:07AM
Wonderful contrast and excellent work, Bill.

Ken.
saltireblue Plus
10 10.7k 62 Norway
21 Oct 2019 8:14AM
Inexhaustibly and imperceptibly creeping ever further...
cats_123 Plus
16 5.0k 30 Northern Ireland
21 Oct 2019 8:23AM
Excellent mono...mind you don't trip 😁
21 Oct 2019 9:22AM
excellent framing and hi-contrast processing
dark_lord Plus
16 2.6k 677 England
21 Oct 2019 9:41AM
Not carnivorous I hope...
Saastad Plus
1 16 5 Norway
21 Oct 2019 9:47AM
Great photo!

ArneSmile
bliba Plus
14 2 Austria
21 Oct 2019 10:04AM
strong composition and treatment
21 Oct 2019 10:05AM
Great find and wonderfully creepy processing GrinGrinGrinGrin
helenlinda Plus
13 366 22 United Kingdom
21 Oct 2019 10:08AM
I'm sure they are on the move - stretching out. Helen
mistere Plus
7 6 3 England
21 Oct 2019 10:40AM
Be warned, the hill is mine and i shall hold onto it.
Excellent Bill, beautifully processed.

Dave.
mac Plus
18 6 Scotland
21 Oct 2019 11:02AM
Great processing with these strong tones which suits this image.
Ian
KingBee Plus
14 537 2 Scotland
21 Oct 2019 11:14AM
Positively frightening. I too have seen these roots but they were never as menacing as portrayed here.

Regards,
Bob
derekp Plus
9 1 5 United Kingdom
21 Oct 2019 11:14AM
With a bit of imagination, it could be a somewhat scary place. Qui nightmarish!
clicknimagine Plus
10 640 100 India
21 Oct 2019 11:24AM
Excellently creepy...
Toobi_Won 9 77 7 England
21 Oct 2019 11:30AM

Quote:Not carnivorous I hope...

I once asked a group of cub scouts if a stand of trees in the distance were deciduous or coniferous. As one, they said correctly, coniferous. When I asked why they were such, they replied that trees didn't eat meat.

A superbly detailed mono, Bill
Mollycat Plus
6 21 2 United Kingdom
21 Oct 2019 12:04PM
Creeping to meet up with my Gorgons. Then world domination.
21 Oct 2019 1:06PM
Superb Bill, it's a great subject and the composition really makes the most if it.
David
TrevBatWCC Plus
12 13 16 England
21 Oct 2019 3:34PM
I'm sure I came across this same tree when I was last there! Looks like it's reaching out to grab an unsuspecting passer-by... 😁👍
Trev 😀
davyskid 3 2 Scotland
21 Oct 2019 8:14PM
Excellent shot Bill a bit spooky !!
Davy
21 Oct 2019 9:17PM
Strong composition, robust processing and frankly terrifying!!! (I'm now going to hide behind the sofa !)
Triffid work Bill ......... sorry triffic work Bill. (One again I laff in the face of the spoll chicker - whirld donimashon will soone bee myne !!!) SmileSmileSmile

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