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Dead Patriarch

Great Basin Bristlecone Pine

Great Basin Bristlecone Pine
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gek1701 October 03, 2015
A stunning phototure!!
carolt55 October 11, 2015
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brendaforsey September 24, 2016
Exquisite, the lighting, the colors, the textures, the lens you! Gorgeous, Amazing! Love the sky and the clouds...this is beyond fantastic, difficult to express truly what i feel as i look at this amazing photo!
davidsloan July 16, 2019
An amazing rustic capture,awesome work :>)

Behind The Lens

This shot was taken in an undisclosed location.
Sunset. The wind picked up and the temperature dropped. It had snowed the previous night.
The sun's rays were filter though the nearby trees causing the play of light and shadow.
This photo was taken with a camera attached to a tripod, with a detachable lens. ( to be more technical a Sony a850, Minolta 24mm 2.8RS, Manfrotto 055CXPRO3, Acratech GV2 head, and a RRS B2-LR-II quick release plate)
Look at this tree. It begs to be photographed. I just wish some part of it was still living as it is probably 4000+ years old.
I think I probably used lightroom to clean up the image and make multiple copies to HDR via photomatix pro to improve the exposure levels across the photo.
In my camera bag
Heavy things seemingly. Water bottle, granola, gloves, a warm hat, a head lamp, some nice looking rocks I find along the way, and camera equipment.
First try to open the front door of your house. Then amble over to a mode of transportation. Utilize this transport to arrive at a distant location. After arriving, step away from said transport. Look around you for something interesting. Walk toward this interest. Pull out your camera. Making sure the camera is pointed at what has interested you, depress the shutter release as many times as is required to feel satisfied. Now reverse afore mentioned actions to return to the comfort of your domicile.

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