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One tree Hill
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Copyright: Graeme Swarts (swarg) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 13 W: 3 N: 21] (373)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-08-25
Categories: Trees
Camera: Fujifilm Finepix S5600, Cokin filter (many types)
Exposure: f/4.5, 1/350 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-01-19 3:27
Viewed: 4218
Points: 12
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This shot of a thorn tree was taken on 'Weni farm' near Melmoth. On this overcast day the contrast between the cloads, the grass and the tree inspired me to take this shot
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Hi Graeme ,
very nice image.
interesting tree.
well composition and nice colors.
well exposed.
thanks and regards
Saeed

  • Great 
  • jossim Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1538 W: 5 N: 2240] (12636)
  • [2007-01-19 7:29]

Bravo ,la prise de vue est superbe et l'arbre est majestueux.
Merci!
joseph

Bonjour,
Voilà un arbre qui semble avoir soif !
Bonne journée.
clnaef

I love this shot. as you said beautiful contrasting colors here! framing too is spot on. I wonder how a panoramic shot of this would have come out? TFS!

Hello Graeme
To me this tree means Africa. I see this tree in magazines and on TV. Is this tree dying or has it just lost it's leaves? I like the composition of the tree as it is in your photo. The darker clouds creates a quite mood.
TFS Janice

So that is the famous thorn tree. Thanks for posting it. The foreground texture is really nice and I agree that the strong contrast of tree and sky is striking. I might have cropped just a tad off the top to give the tree a little more prominence in the frame.

Evelynn : )

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