One Tree Above the Others

During my recent jaunt through the bush I saw this scene. I tried to capture the tree sticking out among the rest, which I think that (in a most technical sense), I did. However, I really wanted to show its height.

I think that if I had my 70-200 with me it would’ve been much easier to emphasize, but I didn’t so I worked with what I had.

I feel that in a way this does show the tree’s height well, whilst also making it feel small within the context of the greater landscape. It easily draws attention to itself, but it’s also quite easy to let the eyes wander away.

This is my submission into the one hundred-and-twelfth Lens-Artists Photo Challenge.

The theme for this one is “Pick a Word“.

I went with “growing” and “crowded”; both of which are applicable (in certain ways) to this image.

The challenge is hosted by four people and cycles weekly:

Week 1 – Patti

Week 2 – Ann-Christine aka Leya

Week 3 – Amy

Week 4 – Tina

This one is hosted Leya. Next week’s is guest-hosted by Rusha Sams of Oh the Places We See.

I recommend checking out how people are interpreting the challenges. I also recommend joining in. It’s a growing, fun community.

I hope you enjoy.

About Stupidity Hole

I'm some guy that does stuff. Hoping to one day fill the internet with enough insane ramblings to impress a cannibal rat ship. I do more than I probably should. I have a page called MS Paint Masterpieces that you may be interested in checking out. I also co-run Culture Eater, an online zine for covering the arts among other things. We're on Patreon!
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12 Responses to One Tree Above the Others

  1. Tina Schell says:

    Wow, it really is a masterpiece isn’t it Brian?! Thanks for joining in!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. pattimoed says:

    Great aerial view of a very crowded forest! Great choice for the challenge, Brian. And thanks for spreading the word about the challenge!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Leya says:

    Excellent choice!

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Amy says:

    That is a cool shot!

    Liked by 1 person

  5. JohnRH says:

    Out-STANDING. 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

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