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Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 26 March 2013 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Photo captured February 9, 2013.

NIKON D7000 1/30 second F/22.0 ISO 100 18 mm

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Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Still looks crisp and cold, I guess Chicagoland is just as freezing as the rest of us :-)

26 Mar 2013 8:03am

@Curly: Hopefully it will be near 50 degrees (F) by Sunday.

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Splendid photo !

26 Mar 2013 10:07am

maximage from Mase, Switzerland

Splendid shot! Beautiful colors and structures.

26 Mar 2013 10:18am

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Gorgeous details you've captured here, Steven - you really brought them out well with your processing.

26 Mar 2013 10:59am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Yes, I often see this as a record of all the little decisions the tree has made !

26 Mar 2013 11:24am

Carol from Leamington, Canada

It looks like a beautiful sunny day and those trees are gorgeous against that blue sky with the wispy clouds.... a perfect title too!

26 Mar 2013 12:20pm

tataray from france, France

Magnifique, un arbre avec une sculpture superbe.)

26 Mar 2013 12:26pm

franz from Baden, Austria

awesome natural textures and a wonderful tangle of "nerves" against the azure sky ...

26 Mar 2013 1:05pm

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Love the processing

26 Mar 2013 4:28pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Great title to describe the shapes of this tree. Lovely light and color.

26 Mar 2013 4:33pm

Mohammad/N from shiraz, Iran

so dreaming shot & view

26 Mar 2013 4:53pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Beautiful details ~ fantastic photo!

26 Mar 2013 8:22pm

Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

Love this, the tree really stands out

26 Mar 2013 8:45pm

Akbar&Armaghan from Gorgan, Iran


26 Mar 2013 9:35pm

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

Beautiful shot ... the contrast against the blue sky is absolutely wonderful !!! Light and colors are gorgeous ...

26 Mar 2013 10:24pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States


26 Mar 2013 10:51pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

What a majestic tree. A beautiful image. I love how you captured the detail and textures.

27 Mar 2013 12:38am

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Great image and title !

27 Mar 2013 12:47am

@Rick: I was so happy that people recognized the word! Especially when it took me a while to think of it. :-)

HARRY OCONNOR from Apex NC, United States

Interesting detail processing.

27 Mar 2013 2:11am

Michael Rawluk from Canada

I like the textures in the bark. A great old tree.

27 Mar 2013 4:31am

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Wow! Wonderful visual effect! Great framing and contrast of colors!

27 Mar 2013 8:00pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Gorgeous tree and sky!

28 Mar 2013 2:06am

LauraS from Chico, United States

I see you enjoy trees as much as I do. *(see yesterday's)

28 Mar 2013 6:11pm