Uploaded: June 02, 2008


This is from a photo I submitted a couple of months ago. I cropped and stretched it. Taken in early December 2007.

f5.6, 1/125th, 18-135mm @ 135, ISO 220, taken @ 10am.

A big "Thank you!" to Ken Smith for giving me ideas on how to change the composition of what was originally a centered tree.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/1250 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 220, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 135.00 mm, Model: NIKON D80


Jeana Clark June 02, 2008

Looks Chilly!!!
Fantastic composition Christie...Excellent placement of the tree!!
Outstanding Work!!!

~J~ #933995

Roxanne M. Bubar June 02, 2008

Wonderful work and image. #6010271

Mary E. Lake June 02, 2008

I LOVE this!! Didn't see the original, but this one is a definate keeper!! Well done on the tree placement!! :-) #6010551

Patrick Rouzes level-classic June 02, 2008

Fantastic tones & comp & exceptional mood captured here, Christie!!! You have done a spectacular job with this,my friend!!! #6010592

Christie R. Bielss June 02, 2008

Thank you so much Jeana, Roxanne, Mary and Patrick! Your comments are very much appreciated! #6010797

Tiia Vissak June 05, 2008

great tones, light, pov & mood! #6022277

Ken Smith level-classic June 05, 2008

Ahhh, I remember this one! It's amazing the different crops/perspectives we can get from a pulled this off very nicely!! #6023628

Christie R. Bielss June 06, 2008

Thanks Tiia and Ken! I very much appreciate it!

Ken, you are a GREAT teacher! #6025832

Stephanie Frey June 09, 2008

Great image Christie! #6037566

Mary E. Lake June 10, 2008

Congrats on your EP!!! Way to go! :) #6044241

Lindley Johnson level-classic June 15, 2008

Lovely image, Christie! The composition is great and the mood is wonderful - well done! #6063728

Christie R. Bielss June 15, 2008

I'm playing catch-up after having 2 sick kids.

Thanks Stephanie, Mary and Lindley. I really appreciate your kind words of encouragement! #6064009

M.Christine Duncan June 25, 2008

So lovely Christie! Congrats on it's EP too :-) This composition with the tree to the side is perfect! #6105854

Daniella Puente July 02, 2008

Hope to see this one again! such a WONDERFUL photo, congrats ++++ #6133670

Christie R. Bielss July 03, 2008

Thank you so much Christine and Daniella! I very much appreciate your kind words and support! #6135599

Mitch Spence level-classic July 03, 2008

A lovely capture, Christie. The foggy, monochrome look of winter, brought to its own kind of beauty. #6136878

Christie R. Bielss July 10, 2008

Thank you so much Mitch! I very much appreciate your kind comments! #6162710

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe July 10, 2008

Great mood, so serene! Captivating work! #6165714

Christie R. Bielss July 11, 2008

Thanks Donna! I very much appreciate it! #6167056

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