Hairy Tree Branches Are Cool :)

I took this image at the same time when I was out and about with my long 70-200mm f/2.8 lens. It really does have me looking further afield for photos, as I can get closer to them, and get the compositions I want.

On this photo, I was watching what the late afternoon sun was showing me, and I noticed how it was playing so beautifully on the upper branches of this strange-looking conifer tree. The shapes the branches took were just so interesting with the way they hung down. It reminded me of Spanish moss, which I love. So I composed this shot.

Shot with my 70-200mm lens at f/2.8.

Image Copyright © Katie Johnson. All Rights Reserved.

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~ by KatiesCameraBlog on January 18, 2012.

55 Responses to “Hairy Tree Branches Are Cool :)”

  1. Very nice! I like the contrast between the “hairy” tree branches and the barren tree at the background.

  2. Wow nice 🙂 very cool indeed

  3. Fuzzy Wuzzy was a tree?

  4. I loved it too, you caught and captured such a nice contrast. Thank you dear Katie, with my love, nia

  5. Lovely light in this Katie 🙂

  6. I like the way that tree looks. And, I am sure I have never see anything like it here.

  7. Love the effect.

  8. If I could have only one lens for my landscape photography, the 70-200 would be it.

  9. Lovely light Katie!!! My sister calls these spooky trees!

  10. It sure does look like Spanish Moss; great eye and capture! Love the light and shadows that play across the limbs. Cheers! 🙂

  11. Nice photo Katie…looks like Treebeard’s arm 😉

  12. Lovely lighting! It really does look like Spanish moss! Well spotted.

  13. yes, very cool! wonderful light.

  14. great photo Katie!!!

  15. Snuffy! uppagus that I can’t spell!

  16. At first glance I thought this was Spanish moss. Great photo.

  17. Nice capture of the light on the tree branches. It’s a great time of day to take these type of images.

  18. Nice photo…..I say this in a good way, but it reminds me of Snufflelufagus. 😀

  19. Lovely shot Katie. They also look like seaweeds hanging from a cord. I love the tree peeking in the background.

  20. Really pretty, I love the evening sunshine!

  21. love this drapey conifer…

  22. como a simplicidade é enorme

  23. Cool indeed! I love this shot, and the warmth of the sun really takes this image and makes it special. It’s 0 degrees F here, so the warm sun looks wonderful today! Great photo, Katie.

  24. It really does look a bit like moss… interesting!
    And stunning light, indeed! 🙂

  25. I love this shot, Katie. The white in the background, awesome green, and the little sunshine. It’s perfect. Made me smile. 🙂

  26. I love hanging mosses. Wonderful image.

  27. This is beautiful – reminds me of the “Ents” in Lord of the Rings – the talking trees!

  28. I love shots that show how the light plays among the branches of trees… I agree, reminds me of Spanish Moss too. 🙂

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