The Snow Tree by berndt2

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More art than photo, really… took this in a near-whiteout at Perisher, and extracted the main tree by massively increasing contrast and levels. Hence the slight fuzziness, hence the large drop-off in detail behind the tree, and hence (I think) the rather pleasing effect!


snow tree, tree, snow, whiteout, blizzard, fog, berndt2, perisher

Bernd Talasch doesn’t remember being hatched in a research laboratory in Omaha in the late 1950s so maybe that never happened. (Placeholder bio – remember to replace).

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  • Beasticly
    Beasticlyabout 7 years ago

    Great shot. The fuzziness works quite well with this shot I think. :)

  • gypsygirl
    gypsygirlabout 7 years ago

    Love this! I like the way the tree stands out so well, accentuates the loneliness of it! Well done!

  • photomystic
    photomysticabout 7 years ago

    Looks like it carries the weight of the world… it…

  • Stephen Kilburn
    Stephen Kilburnabout 7 years ago

    In a word, ‘Fantastic,’ with a capital F. Great work.

  • Ilmari
    Ilmariabout 7 years ago

    Wow really interesting idea!! It’s like the scenery in one poem that I wrote in finnish . In the end of this poem a man meets a snow-leopard by the tree like in your picture and asks the leopard “why are you mottled like the brightest starry night – I’m made of snow but the soot covers my faith” :-)

  • Norma Chalmers
    Norma Chalmersabout 7 years ago

    Yes, this does work well. Thankyou

  • helene
    heleneabout 7 years ago

    Great shot!

  • billyboy
    billyboyalmost 7 years ago

    Nice image, excellent processing!

  • StacyLee
    StacyLeealmost 7 years ago

    Gorgeous work! So creative!

  • Benjamin Scheurer
    Benjamin Scheureralmost 7 years ago

    fantastic shot with such a MAGICAL feel!

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