A Winter Grove

Black And White Photography, David Jensen, Photography


A tree farm in northern Minnesota on a winter day.

Canon EOS 5D S, Canon EF 70-200mm 2.8, ISO 50, 70mm, f/11, 1/200 sec.

This and more of my images can be found on my Northern Visions blog.

Tree Skeleton

Black And White Photography, Laurie, Mobile Photography

It was getting a bit dark for me to be out on the trail by myself … but then I saw this and knew that I was there at the right time.  Thank goodness I was using my cell phone to track my mileage!

Divided We Stand


Divided We Stand

Panasonic GX85 with Panasonic 15mm f1.7 lens, JPEG processed in Snapseed.

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Alone on a Hill

Black And White Photography, Laurie, Photography

Along the Virginia Creeper Trail in Abingdon, Virgina

In the forest

Andre, Black And White Photography, Photography

More of my images can be seen at my own blog.

Hello? Is anyone in there?

Black And White Photography, Laurie, Photography

It was a foggy morning, and even though I was drawn to the beauty, it seemed a bit spooky, too.

By the side of the road

Black And White Photography, Photography, Steven

Roadside © Steven Willard

Roadside images are plentiful around here, I only have to “bother” to stop. This time what attracted my attention was on the other side of the road; fortunately I turned around.

Pentax KII5s, processed in Snapseed and Stackables.

Lonely tree

Black And White Photography, Charly, Photography

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Lonely ?

Black And White Photography, Photography, Steven

Lonely?© Steven Willard

I find a certain poignancy in images like this. Perhaps it’s because I have a tendency to grant trees human feelings-and why shouldn’t I ?  Recent research has revealed that trees do communicate*, and what is communication but a sharing of knowledge? And if trees can know things it’s not much of a stretch that they can feel things, too.

So, is it wrong for me to believe that his lone tree might actually be lonely?

*Please watch Suzanne Simard on TED Talks, August, 2016.

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Tree Canopy

Black And White Photography, Laurie, Photography

As I walked through Sydney, I was overwhelmed by the beauty of these large, mature trees.  They were everywhere!

After 5 weeks of scheduled posts, I’m back from an incredible trip to New Zealand and Australia and will be posting more currently.  I’ve been sharing that journey in several posts on Life on the Bike.  So many photos / so many blog posts.  Pop on over if you have a minute, and know that I look forward to catching up on all of your blog posts, too.