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Colonnade of the giants: Shivering Trees

The wintery sun
I hear the sound of shivers
barren winter trees

An afternoon walk in a cold winter forest. The sun shines softened and bleached on the light blue sky. I hear a soft rustling and crackling…

‘Shivering Trees’ is a new photo in the series ‘Colonnade of the giants’, part of the gallery ‘Enchanted forests‘.

This photo is a black and white conversion of a color photo.
The original was overexposed, as I often apply in my work, and looked rather flat due to the subdued winter light. By making the photo darker the branches became much more visible. To make sure the trunks and ground didn’t get too dark, I made the dark shades a bit lighter again.
Through this limited editing of the original, the work shows much better the silent, wintery feeling I wanted to express with it.

I made this photo in the beautiful old forest ‘Dover plantage’ near the city of Hurup Thy, Denmark.

Shivering Trees - Abstract realistic fine art forestscape photography by Jacob Berghoef

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