Australian Landscape Photography

Ghostly Gums

I was drawn to this compostion in the early morning misty light in the Yarra Valley some time ago,  freezing cold. Kind of foreboding but still striking siloette of the dead gums.

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18 responses

  1. Wow, this is awesome. Great atmosphere created. Nice work. 🙂

    February 23, 2010 at 7:57 pm

  2. I agree with Wayne, Awesome photo!

    February 23, 2010 at 9:13 pm

  3. Thanks for the comments lads.

    February 24, 2010 at 8:16 am

  4. MatthewSaul

    This is really cool!!

    February 24, 2010 at 11:16 am

  5. Thanks Matthew. Something a bit different about it and I think that B&W helps.

    February 24, 2010 at 11:20 am

  6. Simple and stark, good image Andrew!

    February 25, 2010 at 10:17 am

  7. Thanks Tim

    February 25, 2010 at 10:42 am

  8. Christian

    love the composition. Think you might be able to lighten it a tad or increase the contrast to get rid of some of the grey.

    February 25, 2010 at 5:04 pm

    • Cheers for the comment CF, I’ll go and do some rework on the image

      February 26, 2010 at 7:23 am

  9. hodgy1

    Great pic AB. I like every thing about it.

    February 25, 2010 at 8:19 pm

  10. I love this shot Andrew you are getting some amazing images down that way, i added you to my blogroll as well, looking forward to the new posts.

    February 26, 2010 at 9:04 am

    • Thanks Darren, I’ve added you to the blogroll. Seen your work around a bit, very good work.

      February 26, 2010 at 9:34 am

  11. truenorthmark

    Kinda moody eh…wonder where that ghost is lurking eh!

    February 26, 2010 at 9:24 pm

  12. Great shot Andrew, i really like this.

    The only thing i’d do is probably take out the second tree but thats only my opinion.

    February 28, 2010 at 8:51 am

  13. Thanks for your thoughts Merv, always good to hear other photographers opinions, the second tree had crossed my mind but I think that it provides balance and to look further into the image.

    February 28, 2010 at 10:57 am

  14. I really like this! Id keep that second tree gives the image depth!

    March 8, 2010 at 8:43 pm

    • Thanks for stopping by William, appreciate your comments and thoughts on the image

      March 9, 2010 at 1:50 pm

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