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Dead Trees (B&W)

Posted by
Ruthiebear (Titusville, NJ, United States) on 1 June 2016 in Landscape & Rural.

This is one of two versions of this image I am posting. Tomorrow I will post a color version. Please let me know which you prefer.
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KODAK P712 ZOOM 1/640 second F/4.5 ISO 64 21 mm

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Martine from France

Un paysage bien triste.

1 Jun 2016 5:20am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

a, great view

1 Jun 2016 5:21am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

My guess is that the starkness will be more apparent without color . . but we shall see, as they say !

1 Jun 2016 5:38am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Le N&B lui va bien

1 Jun 2016 6:24am

Dany Hèm-Kervran from Morillon, France

Black and white suggests desolation...

1 Jun 2016 6:26am

Michael Skorulski from Toronto, Canada

It is sad when a tree dies.

1 Jun 2016 7:07am

Mirjam from Kyiv, Ukraine

Sad feeling - great picture

1 Jun 2016 7:40am

jean pierre a from France

noir et blanc extra!! amitiés

1 Jun 2016 8:39am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

This has a great sparse feel to it, though I would have cropped out the dark patch in the top left corner

1 Jun 2016 9:34am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Very nice in BW

1 Jun 2016 9:47am

beach from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

The black and white was very effective for this shot. There is a feeling of desolation in it.

1 Jun 2016 10:51am

Toscana from Baden, France

For the moment .... perhaps this one, but I shall wait for to-morrow ...
Bonne journée, amitiés.

1 Jun 2016 11:00am

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Triste ce paysage monochrome.)

1 Jun 2016 11:11am

Maria-Lina from Canada

Bonjour douce Ruth, quelle belle prise, ta photo est superbe! Bise et bonne journée dans la joie!

1 Jun 2016 11:17am

Devi from Chennai, India

B&W always complements a sad scene..
Ah!! Soon leaves will sprout...

1 Jun 2016 3:56pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Beautiful composition . An atmosphere of desolation . Let's see tomorrow...

1 Jun 2016 4:02pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Beautiful composition . An atmosphere of desolation . Let's see tomorrow...

1 Jun 2016 4:03pm

Irene from San Francisco, United States

This is a pretty good image !

1 Jun 2016 4:55pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quel dépouillement et vue quels arbres sec comme un désert.

1 Jun 2016 5:21pm

Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

Tomorrow we'll see.
 This is very good

1 Jun 2016 5:33pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

The B&W processing really illustrates the desolateness here!! I can "hear" the silence in this image.

1 Jun 2016 6:05pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A forlorn scene for sure. The B&W heightens that feeling.

1 Jun 2016 6:13pm

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Well chosen b/w, nice shot.

1 Jun 2016 6:15pm

Don from Spokane, United States

The remains make an interesting picture. Well done.

1 Jun 2016 6:29pm

curieuzeneuzemosterdpot from somewhere between viewer and subject, Belgium

beautiful b&w of these lonesome (and dead) trees, ruthie!

1 Jun 2016 8:17pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Impressive image in B / N. A minimalist image Ruthie! well done! HUGS to you dear you!

1 Jun 2016 8:37pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Beautiful black and white image. I like the minimalist quality. It has a special beauty.

2 Jun 2016 2:06am

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

bleak but well composed

2 Jun 2016 2:56am

L'Angevine from Angers, France


2 Jun 2016 2:17pm

MEC from Setúbal, Portugal

Very beautiful!!!

2 Jun 2016 3:02pm

ursulakatariina from Turku, Finland

Wow, this is beautiful!

3 Jun 2016 8:07am