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Just a tree

* Winner of a Minimalism Competition in Triple Nice June 2012.

Many thanks to the Admins and the Members in Triple Nice.

 

**Winner of the Flickers Got Talent: Lone Tree competition, November 2010

3rd Place in Minimalism in B/W Competition Dec 2011, Viva la Vida

 

*** see below

 

This field was devoid of stock and completely covered in snow. Only the tree on the horizon and the stone wall broke the colour between snow and sky.

 

The sun was attempting, very feebly, to break through, and it cast a pale streak through the sky towards the tree.

 

At the time it looked very beautiful; very simple and alone.

 

Taken just outside Selside, Yorkshire Dales.

 

**Nearby is the railway line, the famous Settle-Carlisle, and Pen-y-ghent is just to the south east, and Ingleborough to the west.

 

***This photo was selected by the Breathtaking Group to be on their blogspot in December

 

**** This photo was a runner up in the December Contest in My Gear and Me Premium (one of the 9 runners up). The quality was superb, so I take this to be an honour.

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Taken on December 19, 2009