Male hands holding a small tree. Hands are dirty.


root, hold, life, protection, young, soil, green, concept, light, growing, dirt, harvest, palm, relationship, plant, thumb, sand, pile, peace, seedling, garden, gardening, environment, fertile, leaf, holding, hand, sustain, care, sustainability, new, replant, spring, transplant, move, earth, human, beginnings, environmental, grow, small, finger, isolated, fragility, agriculture, growth, conservation, development

Ryan Carter is a photographer from Adelaide, Australia. He travels extensively and specializes in Commercial, Portrait and Travel Photography.

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  • Steve Chapple
    Steve Chappleover 5 years ago

    Great concept, good lighting to match.

  • Thanks Steve!

    – Ryan Carter

  • whittsatwoopi
    whittsatwoopiover 5 years ago

    Excellent, excellent, excellent, feature, favourite and excellent.

  • Cheers Simon! Thanks for the feature, and the encouragement!

    – Ryan Carter

  • InPort
    InPortover 5 years ago

    G’day Ryan,

    This certainly caught my eye!
    An extremely well thought out, set up, photographed and processed image with impact.
    Your use of the lighting is exemplary.


  • Thanks Dennis! Your comments are always appreciated and encouraging. Cheers.

    – Ryan Carter

  • Motti Golan
    Motti Golanover 5 years ago

    Excellent shot well done!

  • Thanks Mate

    – Ryan Carter

  • casp3r
    casp3rover 5 years ago

    Great capture !!
    Instant favorite !

  • Thankyou!

    – Ryan Carter

  • Clare Colins
    Clare Colinsover 5 years ago

    Gorgeous…and always a tender and meaningful image.

  • Thanks Clare! Yeah this was taken for a “Landcare Image” assignment at school. Thought it worked well for that!

    – Ryan Carter

  • Elana Bailey
    Elana Baileyover 5 years ago

    Fab lighting and concept, Ryan. How’s things at TAFE? Well done. An instant fav.

  • Thanks Elana! TAFE is going great, THis was one of my assignments for my Folio. How you doing?

    – Ryan Carter

  • aussiedi
    aussiediover 5 years ago

    An amazing image,well thought out and executed.


  • Cheers Di!

    – Ryan Carter

  • WaleskaL
    WaleskaLabout 5 years ago

    So lovely! It fits perfectly in the First Things Group!

  • millymuso
    millymusoover 2 years ago
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