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wind bent..... by David Murphy

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Coastal Banksias, west coast, Tasmania, Australias island state…..
Twisted, warped, aged……and windswept…..these tough old trees hang in there while nature, in the form of the Roaring Forties winds, tries to uproot everything in its path. No other tree grows this close to the coastline, other than tea trees…..and in an effort to survive, they gradually lean with the wind, and form these gnarly trunks…….
Banksias are really Cool!!

Canon 400D
10 to 22mm lens, at 10mm
F11 at 1/50th sec
polariser
bullants biting madly inside my trousers
…had to lie on the ground for the best angle!!

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Comments

  • tinnieopener
    tinnieopenerabout 5 years ago

    The bullants were biting the gnarly trunk…..did I read that right????
    Excellent capture Murph!!!

  • Ahhhh……yes!!
    Its smooth gnarly anyway!! Too much information!!!
    Cheers mate!

    – David Murphy

  • Karen E Camilleri
    Karen E Camilleriabout 5 years ago

    wow! this is massive, great angle and contrasting tones. It has a Wuthering Heights feel to it.
    instant fav.

  • Lovely words thx kaycam!!

    – David Murphy

  • Vikram Franklin
    Vikram Franklinabout 5 years ago

    Top shot!! I love the angle and the sky!! OUCH Bull Ants!!

  • Cheers Vikram….OUCH was right!!

    – David Murphy

  • Lyn Evans
    Lyn Evansabout 5 years ago

    Thats just absolutely brilliant David :-))

  • Thankyou Lyn!!

    – David Murphy

  • micheleirene
    micheleireneabout 5 years ago

    Unbelievable David! I feel like I always repeat myself in my comments on your work but this is just so breath taking! Fantastic angle making it have an almost other worldly feel to it. The composition is wonderful with the bent tree being sucked into that beautiful sky. Dead serious, without gushing too much more and causing your head to swell…..this is probably one of my favourite images of yours to date. You keep getting better even when I think that couldn’t be possible. Your talent is really amazing :)

  • It just took me ten minutes to get my head thru the loungeroom door……..LOL
    Geezus, Shells….thats such a lovely thing to say, wonderful words that inspire me no end!!
    Thankyou heaps and heaps!!
    Hugs!!

    – David Murphy

  • Stephen Ruane
    Stephen Ruaneabout 5 years ago

    Brilliant shot David, well worth your pain.

  • Thanks mate!!

    – David Murphy

  • julayneluu
    julayneluuabout 5 years ago

    Great capture!

  • Thankyou!!

    – David Murphy

  • Brendan Schoon
    Brendan Schoonabout 5 years ago

    Fantastic capture David! Excellent composition and tones! Great work!
    Brendan

  • Cheers Brendan!!

    – David Murphy

  • Hans Kawitzki
    Hans Kawitzkiabout 5 years ago

    Great capture,fantastic tree and the cloud’s look great as well

  • Thx hans!!

    – David Murphy

  • Jenny Dean
    Jenny Deanabout 5 years ago

    excellent David :)

  • Thx jenny….c u soon eh?

    – David Murphy

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