One of the things I’ve noticed over the years – I love photographing cold, naked trees. I admire their dignity, their stalwart stance in the face of all those frigid dark months, catching brief glimpses of a faded sun. They are so very beautiful. And somehow, a bit accusing, a bit threatening. They’re not happyContinue reading “Tree in winter”
Holidaying down in Wanaka this week. The best week of the year… It’s been most gloomy and rainy… and the weather service is promising snow tomorrow! Could I be more happy? This tree is 5-6 metres out in the lake. I photograph it every year – this might be the ultimate shot. What do youContinue reading “Wanaka’s Famous Tree”
On the ride back home… warm and tired, watching the sun set in honey hues, thinking how pretty it is. And then a flock of seagulls flies into the frame and I am so glad I have my camera in my lap. It may not be as sharp as I would like, but capturing justContinue reading “Grace”
I don’t know how else to describe this tree root. The tree above is hale and strong, and yet these secret, sacred parts are all exposed, so anyone can see them. I can touch them with my prying eyes. I’m pretty sure we are just not supposed to know the details of the underground livesContinue reading “Unemboweled?”
Why else would a naked tree be standing out there, in the face of a coming storm?
Who can resist a solitary tree at the top of a hill??? (I think this might have been a wee bit inspired by Six Feet Under…)
Haven’t really done much light-painting, though I did set-up a photography business at one point called LightPainters – but that’s another story. This tree was in a dark, pretty much deserted carpark on Saturday night. There were a few streetlights a few blocks away, but other than the stars, there was no other source ofContinue reading “Torch-Painted Tree”
In the event you felt like looking at something.
I know it’s just me. Oh, and just you, too. But does this tree seem to be, well, you know??? I do believe this is a gum tree native to Australia
And then there’s the folks who like to dress trees up. They might have the most fun of all…