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Have you ever looked at something and thought ahhh a capture some day. Today was the day of the first attempt. It was a freaking blizzard out. High winds out in the country in my area the farmers call windswept. I headed into town for brunch at the pub. The roads were clear if you call two feet of snow in the good parts clear. High winds.. no courage to go to the tree. So after a good brunch and a few shots of whiskey neat style. I came back home.. I felt daring. Pushing snow with a big four wheel drive truck I went. There it was.. I fell in love. Out in the winds with the snow blowing hard I set the camera on a bean bag my wife made me for this purpose. Focus , Light , Frame, Oh God please.. Here is the first one. Maybe more. When a new sky appears.. storms or sunset we shall see.. I hope you find it in your heart to view large. I do so love you all on RB..
Chuck

This was taken a few miles east of Allegan, Michigan USA

This Was Written By Ari..( Aritheeagle ) Thank You

Can you tell?

Can you tell
its me
Blizzard Tree
out there
so tall
so free
another season
shall walk away
another ring
round my bark
rain and sunshine
blizzard or snow
this marriage of time
shall flow
right here
where I belong
in this moment
therefore
I am
Blizzard Tree!

~Ari

Buy This As A Gift For The Ones Who Left The Farm

Tags

big, blizzard, landscape, storm, tree, white, winter, “treescontestapril08”

Comments

  • mikrin
    mikrinover 6 years ago

    Thats just too cool Chuck!! You went out and got a great picture of this tree!!! You beat me too it! LOL Awesome capture!!!

  • Hey Mike.. I do so wish to share a time with you to have both of us travel to this giant. It was exciting and the warmth in my blood helped too.. Heal well I shall take you out and about very soon..

    – velveteagle

  • Peter Zentjens
    Peter Zentjensover 6 years ago

    It’s a magnificent capture. One to be proud of. Thanks for sharing the story behind it. 2 feet of snow and you call that clear? My goodness…

  • Yes Peter life is a story to share. Thank you for your kind word..

    – velveteagle

  • angelandspot
    angelandspotover 6 years ago

    That was yesterday’s scene. I was like that would make great photos but I did not have the courage to go outside in the wall of white blowing across the fields next to my house to take any photos.

  • Angellandspot it was yesterday to you.. today for me. Go for it ..

    – velveteagle

  • Jacqueline Barreto
    Jacqueline Bar...over 6 years ago

    just beautiful.

  • Thanks Jacqueline..

    – velveteagle

  • Varinia   - Globalphotos
    Varinia - Gl...over 6 years ago

    Simple and so very beautiful :) Brrrrrrr, love it !!

  • GP.. Its all that it is.. Yes it made my heart pound..My mind soar …

    – velveteagle

  • Gene Praag
    Gene Praagover 6 years ago

    This is an amazing capture….beautifully done!

  • Thank you so much Gene.. You have been there I am sure..

    – velveteagle

  • Curtiss Simpson
    Curtiss Simpsonover 6 years ago

    Beautiful love the simplicity, outstanding !

  • Sometimes Curtiss simple is good for my soul.. Thank you..

    – velveteagle

  • Antanas
    Antanasover 6 years ago

    Great capture

  • Hey Antanas.. Thank you hope it brought a day dream to you..

    – velveteagle

  • justimagine
    justimagineover 6 years ago

    Wonderful capture well done!

  • Thank you JI for looking..

    – velveteagle

  • Deborah  Benoit
    Deborah Benoitover 6 years ago

    This is an amazing shot. Great job.

  • Deborah.. from you that means much.. You are so kind..

    – velveteagle

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