Trees in a snowstorm

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  1. Sharkbait

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    Possibly the best shot I've ever taken:

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    Another from the same series. Same tree, different angle.

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    shark nice shots :)

    hehe does this mean we can't criticise it :p

    I love the first one! :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
    The face trees in the background set a wonderful mode for the rest of the shot. The 'snow coat' looks wicked on the subject of the shot. its onderfully framed.

    just a small nitpick:
    would like to the ground level, this probably just my own artistic choice. Another thing is I think because of the simplicity of this photo I think it would look fab in b&w too!

    great stuff!
     
  4. LaFoto

    LaFoto Just Corinna in real life Staff Member Supporting Member

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    But hey, credit also goes to the tree!
    It is a beauty! That tree is...

    The first photo's beautiful, too.
    Second, too, but not quite so... right? Shark?
     
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    :lol: Good calls. In my original file, it's already been straightened. This is the first edit.

    There's also a b&w version. The main subject tree blends better into the rest of the trees, but doesn't quite pop out like this one does. I like both versions. :)
     
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    I agree 100%. I think part of it is the second one required heavy photoshopping. THere was the roof of a building and a line of electriic poles in the background of that one that I had to clone out. It just took something away from the image. I DO like, however, how alone the tree is in the second one. But then again in the first it's like it's leading an army of trees or something.
     
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    Amazing photos!
     
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    I really like how only the trees stand out.
    The first one is my favorite. I like how the snow is almost blinding, which leaves really only the tree to focus on. I like the excess sky and ground on this photo.
     
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    IMO #2 is better that #1, itÂ’s more off center; the horizon is straighter looking, less dead space at top and bottom, a full range of Zone, good lines in the foreground.
     
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    I think they're both very good but I also like the first one best.
     
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    Both pictures are very nice, but the first one really makes a statement.

    Great shot, definitely one to be proud of.
     
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    Wow! These are awesome. I'd be proud of these, too!

    I'll nitpick too, and say I'd like a bit of sky croppped out of the top one....the second one is just majestic. I'm a sucker for a great tree shot, and these are a couple of beauties, Shark! :thumbsup:
     

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