I just love this tree and its location. I seem to have so many shots of it.
Manfrotto 190 Tripod
f11 and three autobracketted shutter speeds
3 RAW files opened in ACR and saved as TIFFs
Into CS5 and Topaz DeNoise and InFocus filters applied
3 TIFFs tonemapped in Photomatix
Tonemapped TIFF into CS5 and Topaz Adjust filter applied
several local adjustment layers to enhance sections of shot