Dead Vlei Tree Skeletons

Jill Fisher

Joined July 2009

Artist's Description

Canon 5D Mark II, Canon 70-200mm L lens.
I know, it may look like a painting but it is actually a photograph with only the usual basic editing, i.e. contrast and saturation. The orange background is sunlit sand dunes, some of the largest and oldest in the world. The more orange the sand dune is, the older they are. A truly unique and amazing place.

Dead Vlei means dead marsh or lake. It is the name of an awe-inspiring white clay pan situated in the salt pan of Sossusvlei, in Namibia. It is estimated that these acacia trees have been dead for more than nine hundred years. Frozen in time, their twisted and contorted branches immovable even against the occasional breeze,

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