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Cypress Tree point
12-SEP-2007 Carlos Camacho

Cypress Tree point

Carmel California USA

This is a landmark in Carmel, California, part of a 17 mile scenic drive.

Olympus E-500 ,Olympus Zuiko 14-54mm f/2.8-3.5 Digital
1/500s f/5.6 at 41.0mm iso200 hide exif
Full EXIF Info
Date/Time12-Sep-2007 18:01:01
MakeOlympus
ModelE-500
Flash UsedNo
Focal Length41 mm
Exposure Time1/500 sec
Aperturef/5.6
ISO Equivalent200
Exposure Bias
White Balance
Metering Modematrix (5)
JPEG Quality
Exposure Programaperture priority (3)
Focus Distance

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Stefan 21-Oct-2007 04:07
Endika is right; this has a very Oriental feel to it. The distant shore completes it all for me. Wondrous.
Shirley Haden20-Oct-2007 01:11
This is really a wonderful tree. I'm alway amazed how trees grow from rock. Very nice sea/landscape.
Olympus DSLR Challenge19-Oct-2007 02:20
Simply beautiful landscape carlos. The textures in the stone are nicely set off by the smaller stones to the left - you got a nice separation of elements throughout. Very Nice!

brent
Guest 15-Oct-2007 15:36
The photo in color is here:
www.smugmug.com/gallery/944133#196142442-A-LB
just paste this in the address of your browser

Carlos
Cris P 15-Oct-2007 12:11
I wonder how this would be looking in colour?
Guest 14-Oct-2007 10:21
Just beautiful Carlos.

Frank
Richdow AKA Catman 13-Oct-2007 19:19
The tree has a fantastic history, I only know that many years ago during a terrible storm; some residents tied rope supports to the tree to support it against the winds.

it is the only thing growning out of those rocks...
Olympus DSLR Challenge13-Oct-2007 16:47
Great composition and conversion. I feel that I'm watching a Japanise picture. endika
Martin Polanic 12-Oct-2007 21:00
I have to agree, I don't think you'd have made a better choice than to keep the tree central to the composition. Very nice shot and great b&w work!
Geophoto 12-Oct-2007 20:48
Beautiful landscape with a nice subtle frame.
desaroo 12-Oct-2007 12:28
love the contrast in this, the shadows and light. i'd've no doubt offset the tree and promontory a bit to the right ... and botched the picture. i think centering it was the perfect choice.