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Rare Touch of Blue in the Sky

Posted by john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 15 January 2011 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Lots of grey days.

Nikon D700 1/400 second F/10.0 ISO 200 42 mm (35mm equiv.)

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Haha-I've been looking at the weather forecast for weeks-it's grey, with more grey, that sometimes goes light grey, or dark grey!

15 Jan 2011 7:26am

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

Economy of color. A wonderful image.

15 Jan 2011 7:55am

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

I like the naked trees standing out on the sky, particularly when they are twisted as those there

15 Jan 2011 9:39am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Great composition. I like these wild branches - reaching for any blue in the sky!

15 Jan 2011 12:21pm

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Magnificenr tree tortured in the key of blue sky. Very beautiful image. Good day

15 Jan 2011 12:44pm

Franz from Baden, Austria

the shape of these branches is really spooky, and their silhouettes stand out beautifully against the blue sky! very attractive!

15 Jan 2011 2:40pm

klauSZ from Kufstein, Austria

amazing shades and they are very well against the background!

15 Jan 2011 3:37pm

B.Held from Santa Fe, United States

a fantastic shot! hope you're doing well :)

15 Jan 2011 3:37pm

don from spokane, United States

I like the crinkly look of the branches silhouetted against the sky. Even gray days can result in fine shots!

15 Jan 2011 3:50pm

Elena Kotrotsou from Drossia, Greece

Very nice picture

15 Jan 2011 3:52pm

marc battault from clermont ferrand, France

a nice graphisme !!jack !
friendships !

15 Jan 2011 4:30pm

tataray from france, France

Superbe ossature de ces arbres !... ))

15 Jan 2011 4:46pm

harry from apex, United States

With just a little squint, I can imagine those as tree monsters coming to get me. Nice silhouettes and just enough blue to make the sky interesting.

15 Jan 2011 4:48pm

Doug Hickok from Charleston, South Carolina, United States

Cool shot! It has a Tim Burton/Neil Gaiman feel to it.

15 Jan 2011 5:03pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

A marvel of the sky drawing tree with small branches! The blue of the sky a wonderful Jack! Bello title you have chosen. A hug friend y besos, Adela

15 Jan 2011 5:29pm

Sunder from Chennai, India

Great shot! Nice composition...

15 Jan 2011 5:58pm

Irene from L C, France

Graphic and wonderful shapes ! Well done

15 Jan 2011 6:19pm

Phil David Morris from Saskatoon, Canada

A great grey day of beauty with those wonderful trees, as if painted on some old
Satsuma vase, they are gorgeous.

15 Jan 2011 6:49pm

Gary from Cochise County, United States

Looks like a bad hair day. These clouds are the best for shooting trees. Very nice, Jack.

15 Jan 2011 7:08pm

k@ from Paris, France

I love trees so much, those arms waving in the winter sky are very touching, tortured or just dancing, their blackness is beautiful.

15 Jan 2011 7:24pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Cool branching patterns.

15 Jan 2011 8:16pm

Rosa Frei - Photo Emotions from Ouarzazate, Morocco

Nice silhouette image, love the abstract feeling of it!

15 Jan 2011 8:25pm

rem_la from Villiers, France

un joli enchevetrement !

15 Jan 2011 8:33pm

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

A horror movie in the making.

15 Jan 2011 9:46pm

Diane from Hythe, Alberta, Canada

that tree of life has done a lot of zigging and zagging on the road of life, hasn't it? :P

15 Jan 2011 11:13pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

Don't you just LOVE the lines of branches in the old oaks when the sky above is white and blue. Nothing prettier than that. Nice you got some blue in the sky for a change, Jack.

15 Jan 2011 11:19pm

@LauraS: there certainly is none today (rain, rain, rain)

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

This is beautiful. I like the mood here

16 Jan 2011 12:21am

Susan from Sausalito, United States

There is hope...today has been sunny all day here....it makes everyone delirious...it doesn't look like this tree will be putting forth leaves for a long time--if ever. Nice shot.

16 Jan 2011 1:01am

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

This looks like the scary trees that come to life in a child's story. Cool.

16 Jan 2011 1:54am

PATRICK from miramas, France

great capture

16 Jan 2011 8:25pm

KriKridesign from Cully, Switzerland

in french we say: We see the panties of the gendame..Meaning that weather will be bettrer!

16 Jan 2011 8:52pm

@KriKridesign: good to know; thank you

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Awesome naked trees capture..great details

17 Jan 2011 7:39am

anne fleurent from Bois-le-Roi, France

very romantic !

17 Jan 2011 10:58pm

Marie from FRESNES, France

la silhouette des branches se détache à merveille, belle photo aux beaux contrastes.

18 Jan 2011 1:03pm

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

:) I'm happy for you! :) That's what I get here: grey and rainy :(

18 Jan 2011 5:34pm

Andrea from Regina, Canada

Nice sillouhette with just a touch of dramatic colour.

18 Jan 2011 5:46pm

Céline from New York City, United States

Nice shapes !

20 Jan 2011 12:25am