Caught by a summer storm on the hills around Alston I spotted this tree set against the dark brooding sky and dispite the risk of getting the camera wet I had to photograph it.

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Professional Travel Photographer and Teacher of Photography living in County Durham, North East UK.

David Lewins Photography

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  • Richard Hamilton-Veal
    Richard Hamilt...over 5 years ago

    Another stunning capture David.

  • Boy that was fast Richard! :-)) Thanks for your comment.

    – David Lewins

  • traveller
    travellerover 5 years ago

    Certainly has a very somber atmosphere about it David.

  • Thank you Ian, just got to the car when it began to rain!

    – David Lewins

  • Finbarr Reilly
    Finbarr Reillyover 5 years ago

    Excellent work David super image. ;)

  • Thanks Finobub

    – David Lewins

  • Bradley Nichol
    Bradley Nicholover 5 years ago
    • Wonderful composition and color David, well done !
  • Thank you for your kind comment

    – David Lewins

  • David  Hibberd
    David Hibberdover 5 years ago

    Nice shot David I like the light on the tree even though the light is behind the tree. Well done Mate

  • Young Spring leaves make all the difference Davo! ;-)
    Thanks for the comment.

    – David Lewins

  • Béla Török
    Béla Törökover 5 years ago

    Fantastic composition, my friend!

  • Thanks again Béla. :-))

    – David Lewins

  • eddiej
    eddiejover 5 years ago

    This is very nice..I like moody shots..well worth the risk of a bit of rain on the camera.

  • Thanks Eddie, for a shot like this anything is worth it! LOL

    – David Lewins

  • Shaun Whiteman
    Shaun Whitemanover 5 years ago

    Great work David, wonderfully composed, the clouds looking amazing!!

  • Thanks Shaun, the storm came on quite fast, up to that point there had been blue skies…typical British weather I suppose! LOL

    – David Lewins

  • Alessandro Pinto
    Alessandro Pintoover 5 years ago


  • Thank you Alessandro for your comment, much appreciated.

    – David Lewins

  • Akkra
    Akkraover 5 years ago

    Great moody shot! That sky is so ominous I feel kinda sorry for that tree! ;o)

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