The Verdant Bough

Wow I have a lot of reading for you today! I hope you have a coffee, a stiff drink, and/or some good music to accompany you!



First, my new photo today is entitled "The Verdant Bough". The photo was shot at this really cool place in Wyoming I found while running around Yellowstone with my rig. I'm glad I didn't fall down that cliff while shooting, but I guess that goes without saying.


Second, I had an article posted today in Smashing Magazine. It was originally titled 10 Principles of Beautiful Photography. That links here to my website, or you can visit the Smashing Magazine as well, although it's filled with a negative nancies down at the bottom with their own flavor of commentary. No worries... I have a thick skin and I enjoy all kinds of feedback. Both articles are the same, but I like the one here on the site a little since I think the photos are best appreciated in their larger size. The eye needs to surf across them to accept all the light levels and not let your brain reject them. It's a longer diatribe... but part of the reason this blog is soooo wide... 900 pixels across for each shot.


Oh, also, you can DIGG the article here! :)



  • *Eyes* 6y

    Love everything about this shot. Very nice shot! Perfect exposure and colors all over the scene. Looks great when viewed in large. Your HDR information is very helpful :)
  • .Ryan --- 6y

    beautiful textures/colors. love all ur photos! :]
  • Alexander Ipfelkofer 6y

    I really need to start doing some HDR... love the tree and the view!! Awesome.
  • wildmann59 6y

    Stunning .....

    Seen in my contacts' photos. (?)
  • Hotshoe ♥~ 6y

    No. Thank you.

  • oneduke99 6y

    Great photo
  • astoria4u PRO 6y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Photos of Merit, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
  • DL3 6y

  • victortan47 6y

    stunning shot
  • Boris Mitendorfer Photography PRO 6y

    Incredible view, Trey! The best thing about hiking and traveling are such amazing views, nature, smell and sound of it!
    Very reach details and colors, amazing texture every where! I admire your work!
    Your article is super!
  • Kassi Mulligan 6y

  • Jimbography ;-) PRO 6y

    been staring at this one for quite a while now.. stunning.

    Trey for president ;-)

    btw.. great interview @ perception and reality show.. shame there where no good calls or interresting chat questions, and that i was not listning live.. none the less i think you just about covered it all.. time to head a little deeper, and head over to your blog.

    thanks for being you mate.
  • Rocío Miron PRO 6y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called El Visor / The viewfinder, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    your photostream is streaking, I´m gonna read that article!
  • blablablablablablalblablbabla 6y

  • Mighty5Cent 6y

    Great shot! Hope you don't mind me using it for some painting practice and posting it with a link to this original.
    My version -
  • Dianella PRO 4y

  • OlyaA (busy) 4y

    Wonderful picture!

    Please share this wonderful image with group Show Room
    This invitation counts as an award as well
  • Eddy D. 4y

    I saw this Interesting capture at

    Interesting Shot ✿Color✿

    ● Add 1 - Award or Invite 3 ●
    Thank for sharing
  • Steve PRO 4y

    Nice vista.

    Seen in

    Makes My Bones Sing
  • Giuseppe Serafi 3y

    rumore di fondo sull'albero, schiarito con fotoritocco? bella inquadratura
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