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Sunset Tree

Peaceful Tree

This is a lovely little tree on the bank of the Arkansas River near downtown Wichita.  I fussed around it for about a half hour, trying to figure out what made it so appealing, and how to shoot it.  I think this straight-on, square cropped,  backlit HDR approach ended up being my favorite.

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7 responses

  1. In Western Europe The Grass is Juicy

    That is one lovely picture!

    July 19, 2011 at 8:30 am

  2. ken bello

    The back lighting on this is perfect with the setting sun in the background. Tress make interesting subjects to photograph and never tire of looking at them. When i see a shot like this I glad some photographers have the vision to see this and shoot it properly. And trees don’t charge to pose!

    July 19, 2011 at 9:06 am

  3. Thanks, I had noticed this tree quite awhile back. This is the first time I had been nearby when conditions came together as far as time of day/lighting/sky to make something interesting of it.

    July 19, 2011 at 6:48 pm

  4. elmediat

    Beautiful composition. Very effective use of colour and light.

    July 21, 2011 at 12:48 pm

  5. FaridWajdi

    love the photo, the light is perfect.

    July 30, 2011 at 10:47 pm

  6. Thank you for the kind comment.

    August 3, 2011 at 10:13 pm

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