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I saw this heart when I was looking at a tree that once was uprooted and laying at the side of a trail

I saw this heart when I was looking at a tree that once was uprooted and laying at the side of a trail
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smilersam November 05, 2020
Beautifully creative image.
deekaycee Ultimate
deekaycee November 05, 2020
Thanks ❤️
Dalecga PRO+
Dalecga November 10, 2020
Good eye .... you must be a romantic!
Pjerry January 07, 2021

You have given 2020 a positive swing that is really (nice) positive, a contribution to the Year 2020 Collection. As always, the competition will be tough, which, as an added consequence, makes a possible victory taste very sweet. Good luck and probably for the … time: Happy New Year and stay healthy in 2021!
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tonibeser April 16, 2021
This photo is very well viewed, I like it very, thank you very much for visiting my photos, I have a good weekend
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ronjudyluv2travel June 20, 2021
Very creative Dee! Congratulations!
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Hood July 03, 2021
mhaeri October 15, 2021
Congrats, you are the grand winner of my challenge, nice shot.😊
vsoare2001 October 15, 2021
Congratulations on win the challenge, a very suggestive image!
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Congratulations Debbie
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kurtsnyder October 15, 2021
Good eye - nice capture! Congratulations on winning the heart in nature challenge! Kurt
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Joviaal October 17, 2021
Congrats on your win. 😊
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Tammysauve71 January 25, 2022
Love this!
ZHIYU July 21, 2022
You got the heart ❤
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ClaritaBethCanlasMiller February 20, 2023
very creative, good eye, congratulation
susel February 25, 2023
Interesting, almost like a heart!
Bre13x8 March 13, 2023
Very good eye my friend! Most people would have overlooked something as beautiful as that
Bre13x8 March 13, 2023
I truly can't get over this shot it's absolutely stunning
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JayneBug March 14, 2023
This is outstanding!
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enriquekapie March 23, 2023
That you find it, wonderful
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sophiedv April 28, 2023
Well spotted!
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JasonTClark June 10, 2023
This one of my favorites 😀
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Romea June 21, 2023
"Heart filled Gratitude¨"
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ClaritaBethCanlasMiller July 14, 2023
very creative capture
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Cdollard September 15, 2023
I always enjoy when nature shows it's love to us
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Pamelabole October 15, 2023
Awesome the heart and the details you captured!!
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anneliehgberg October 30, 2023
Just perfect!
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Maple-2103 November 20, 2023
Great observations, love the way you framed the heart! Also...the muted colors behind the heart, shown by your depth of field, really adds a contrast this image.
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Behind The Lens


I found this nature made heart in a fallen tree at Dobbs Park Nature Center in Terre Haute, IN. It was the second heart-shaped item of nature I have seen in Dobbs. The first was a heart-shaped rock.


It was mid-morning to early afternoon. I wouldn't have found it hadn't I had to go to the bathroom. I had gone to a park nearby to take a picture for a photo challenge. I needed to use the restroom but it was locked. So I walked to Dobbs, which I knew had open public restrooms. I took a walk around the park after using the restroom, and stumbled upon this heart.


I was more fixated on trying to get the zoom feature to work on my cellphone to capture the heart.


The shot was taken with my Google Pixel2XL. I used the crop feature to get the closeup of the heart in the log.


Basically, it was just thinking, "Wow! Another heart in Dobbs! Take a picture of it!" I also belong to a Facebook group called Hearts of Vigo County where people share pictures of hearts and inspirational messages to get through the pandemic. Shared it there and got a lots of hearts back in the form of Love emojis on Facebook.


It tool several tries with the crop feature on my phone to get the heart to show up.

In my camera bag

Right now it's just my phone in my purse or in a pocket.


I just feel you need to keep your eyes open and become one with your surroundings.

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