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Old Cottonwood

Posted by
Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 5 February 2015 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Just after reaching the top of the Waterpocket Fold, you are greeted by this old tree which made a pleasing sight. Shortly, the road is paved and the drive on to Boulder, Utah uneventful.

Capitol Reef National Park
Part of the Great American West series.

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

These pictures here National Park are really interesting. First time I saw even a picture of that wood. Great. My vision of the world expands. Thank you.

5 Feb 2015 5:57am

Focales from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

5* for this magnificent yellow tree

5 Feb 2015 6:35am

Gemma Wiseman from Melbourne, Australia

Such a stark and dynamic yellow in sandy worlds. Stunning.

5 Feb 2015 7:07am

PATRICK from miramas, France

excellent 5*****

5 Feb 2015 7:16am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Excellente composition

5 Feb 2015 7:55am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

What a glorious sight this makes . . a silent celebration of old age !

5 Feb 2015 8:16am

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Superbe! j'aime les couleurs!

5 Feb 2015 9:05am

Tomix from landerneau, France

Beautiful tree ! i'm in love with trees.

5 Feb 2015 9:24am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

What a beautiful and unexpected landscape feature!

5 Feb 2015 9:42am

Lougris from Toulouse, France

J'aime l'harmonie que tu sais nous montrer dans ces paysages désertiques !!

5 Feb 2015 10:32am

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice shot!
such beautiful compsoition, clouds, colors & lighting!
Lovely tree!

5 Feb 2015 11:20am

Pat. from Lille, France

Impressive and beautiful this tree !! you did well to photograph

5 Feb 2015 11:56am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Majestic appearance.

5 Feb 2015 12:41pm

Tomek from PoznaƄ, Poland

Incredible tree and wonderful sky.:-)

5 Feb 2015 1:38pm

Kyu from Kyoto, Japan

Wonderful shot under the beautiful blue sky. Excellent framing.

5 Feb 2015 1:57pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Superbe quelle forme cet arbre jaune et le ciel bleu la roche ocre splendide bravo.

5 Feb 2015 2:38pm

Devi from Chennai, India

beautiful golden leaves...The tree does make a strong impact here !

5 Feb 2015 2:48pm

Diana from Olympia, United States


5 Feb 2015 4:12pm

Veronique from Tarbes, France

Flowers ? great touch of color in this no man land !

5 Feb 2015 4:44pm

Sam from Chennai, India

What a beautiful golden tree and blue sky. A fine shot. Love this. :

5 Feb 2015 5:27pm

Francisco Romero from Leon, Spain

Very beautiful composition.

5 Feb 2015 5:38pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

WOW! The yellow leaves looks so beautiful against that blue sky

5 Feb 2015 5:41pm

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Superb tree! Beautiful composition!

5 Feb 2015 6:14pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

A great contrast of beautiful colors that you've captured here!! The tree really stands out nicely from the landscape.

5 Feb 2015 6:47pm

Olivier from Manage, Belgium

wonderful colors!

5 Feb 2015 6:54pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Don't we wish that old tree could tell us it's stories.

5 Feb 2015 8:03pm

Maxine from Christchurch, New Zealand

Gnarled and old but dressed to the nines in bright yellow! Love this image.

5 Feb 2015 9:27pm

Daryl Johnson from Worcester Park, United Kingdom

Like an explosion! Impressive.

5 Feb 2015 10:02pm

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

A wonderful touch of color on this arid landscape ... Great shot !!!

5 Feb 2015 11:56pm

L'Angevine from Angers, France


6 Feb 2015 9:26am

Shiva from Berwick, Canada

Incredible old tree in contrast with the blue sky. Supberb shot, Steve.
Kindest regards Monika

6 Feb 2015 1:55pm

Anna Cherer from LA ROCHELLE, France

Beautiful light and colors !

6 Feb 2015 6:08pm

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

Even in old age...SOME stay beautiful! What an amazing tree! Artistic to the very bark! And "flirting" with everyone around! I love this very much!*****

8 Feb 2015 7:31am

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

I shared this shot on my page at Facebook, mentioning YOU, of course. It really gives me joy!!!

8 Feb 2015 7:34am

k@ from Paris, France

Like a painting ! Colors, light, silhouettes, love this.

14 Feb 2015 10:05pm