This entry was posted on August 30, 2012 by seekraz. It was filed under Bells Canyon, Photos - Outdoors and was tagged with Bells Canyon trail, massive dead trees, photography, tree skeletons, Utah nature, Wasatch Mountains, Wasatch National Forest.
Wow. Great shot , Scott.
I’m always wondering how to photograph tall trees and have been getting lots of good ideas from your photos in recent months.
August 30, 2012 at 7:24 am
Thank you, Victoria…I appreciate the compliment. Will look forward to seeing your photos…. 🙂
August 31, 2012 at 7:01 am
Love the somewhat de-saturated look and feel of this. Nicely framed.
August 30, 2012 at 7:32 am
Thank you, David…I tried black and white but it seemed to be lacking enough contrast or definition…just didn’t seem to “have it.” 🙂
August 31, 2012 at 7:03 am
Absolutely love the colours in this …. more please?! 🙂
August 30, 2012 at 8:23 am
Thank you, Dreams and Zeros…will see what I can do. 🙂
Fabulous picture Scott. 🙂
August 30, 2012 at 9:06 am
Thank you, Chillbrook. 🙂
August 31, 2012 at 7:04 am
Once again you amaze us with your choice of perspective and subjects for your photographs. What an amazing picture and aptly named!
August 30, 2012 at 9:55 am
Thank you, Steven…I always enjoy your visits. 🙂
..that is where all the good trees go to die… 😉
August 30, 2012 at 10:14 am
At the top of their world…in a beautiful and desolate place…. Thank you, Nancy. 🙂
August 31, 2012 at 7:05 am
I love twisted, gnarly old trees. I could spend a day just looking at its grain patterns.
August 30, 2012 at 12:51 pm
They are very compelling, aren’t they, Allen?
August 31, 2012 at 7:06 am
The hues are very nice in this picture Scott, did you have to tweak the colours? If not the light is rather special. Great capture!
August 30, 2012 at 2:14 pm
Thank you, Finn…and I did tweak the colors a bit…tried B&W at first, but wasn’t pleased with the result. I’m glad you enjoyed the photograph. 🙂
August 31, 2012 at 7:07 am
Noble trees, stately even in death…… and so difficult to capture things so big………..great viewpoint, treatment and capture. Another winner Scott. Your do have a striking natural world round your way……..
August 30, 2012 at 3:06 pm
Thank you so much, John…and yes, it is a rather striking corner of the world that I have around me here.
August 31, 2012 at 7:08 am
Your mountain series reminds me of the time when it dawned on me that Utah isn’t all desert. Lovely way to show us there’s life in them thar hills!!! 😉 Lovely images, Scott.
August 30, 2012 at 3:44 pm
Yes, dear Gunta…there is beautiful life in these here hills…and beautiful remains of life, too. 🙂 Thank you for your nice words….
August 31, 2012 at 7:09 am
I agree that the desaturated tones of this photograph work really well in your presentation of their lives. You are a sensitive soul with the talent and eye that enables you to share your perspective in your photographs. That is a gift, Scott. And, you use it well.
August 30, 2012 at 3:52 pm
You are precious, George…thank you for your words. 🙂
August 31, 2012 at 7:10 am
Old dead trees make such good subjects.
August 30, 2012 at 7:56 pm
I agree, Leanne…thank you.
August 31, 2012 at 7:11 am
Your slight lowering of the saturation is just the ticket here, Scott. It looks almost like a clear, frosty winter’s morning, and the clarity is stunning.
August 31, 2012 at 7:10 pm
I hadn’t thought of that frosty appearance, Gary, but it does look like that…thank you. 🙂
August 31, 2012 at 10:59 pm
Ph yeah! I love that!
September 1, 2012 at 2:38 pm
Thought you might like that, Terry…thanks. 🙂
September 3, 2012 at 7:16 am
Still majestic after so much time. The tones are lovely in this, Scott.
September 1, 2012 at 7:29 pm
They are, indeed, Karen…and thank you.
September 3, 2012 at 7:10 am
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