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The Other Side

Posted by
Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 8 March 2017 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

The big Bristlecone Pine from the other side.

Cedar Breaks National Monument
Near Cedar City, Utah
Part of The Great American West series.

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

I bow to it, because it is so old and deserves respect

8 Mar 2017 5:25am

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Magnifique, une silhouette qui a bravé les tempêtes. )

8 Mar 2017 6:49am

Wayra from Roma, Italy

What a nice composition. Indeed a good job!

8 Mar 2017 7:45am

Anna Cherer from LA ROCHELLE, France

Magnificent tree and picture ! dramatic effect in a beautiful B&W and superb sky ! excellent angle of view, light and composition ! Great work Steve ! Spotlight for me ))

8 Mar 2017 8:21am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Jolie capture

8 Mar 2017 8:25am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Magnificent !! I totally agree with Anna !

8 Mar 2017 9:08am

Marie Le Corre from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Magnificent dreamy composition. Bw is perfect as framing

8 Mar 2017 9:08am

willy from Belgium

un bel effet dramatique Steve

excellent travail !!


8 Mar 2017 9:43am

Kyu from Kyoto, Japan

Stunning B&W capture. Beautiful.

8 Mar 2017 10:22am

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Superbement belle ta photo. 5*

8 Mar 2017 10:54am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Wonderful composition !!! 5*****

8 Mar 2017 11:31am

beach from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada


8 Mar 2017 11:42am

Daniel from Kenmare, United States


8 Mar 2017 1:29pm

Etsu from Kyoto, Japan

Stunning B&W. Excellent POV.

8 Mar 2017 2:06pm

franz from Baden, Austria

Wow, this is fantastic! Your exquisite pov shows not only the beauty of this oldtimer, but also the beauty of the sky !!!

8 Mar 2017 2:12pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quel cadrage et rendu sur cet arbre sec fantastique vue.

8 Mar 2017 2:20pm

Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

Oh !! This is the tree of children's stories of fear !!!

8 Mar 2017 2:54pm

Tomek from PoznaƄ, Poland

Fantastic backlight B&W.

8 Mar 2017 3:08pm

farNaaz50 from Gorgan, Iran

A very nice painting ! The texture on the tree is wonderful .

8 Mar 2017 4:42pm

Diana from Olympia, United States

Magnificent and Otherworldly!

8 Mar 2017 4:56pm

fateme@@ from Dezful, Iran


8 Mar 2017 6:14pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

An excellent towering view that you've captured of this tree!! Your B&W processing brings out the interesting two tones in its bark. I love that you kept the tree at a diagonal and didn't straighten it out.

8 Mar 2017 6:42pm

Joëlle from France

Grandiose tout simplement... bravo !

8 Mar 2017 6:55pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Stunning in B&W

8 Mar 2017 7:36pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

W O N D E R F U L !

8 Mar 2017 8:28pm

Daryl Johnson from Worcester Park, United Kingdom

Wow beautiful tones; dramatic.

8 Mar 2017 10:19pm

Diana from Olympia, United States

Beauty in another world

8 Mar 2017 10:40pm

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

Up to the sky with his dry branches ... Impressive !!! Excellent in B/W ...

8 Mar 2017 10:40pm

Denny Jump Photo from Bellevue, WA, United States

Oh - This is Magnificent!!! I missed your yesterday image so I am going there now ;-) Sorry ..

9 Mar 2017 12:12am

Denny Jump Photo from Bellevue, WA, United States

This needs to be Spotlight Image of the MONTH, man!!!!

9 Mar 2017 12:15am

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Outstanding B&W of this special tree. Five*****

9 Mar 2017 12:46am

Darkelf Photography from Perth, Australia

Superb composition and excellent detail. The tree is especially interesting and it leans majestically over the landscape.

9 Mar 2017 2:25am

Vaido from Võrumaa, Estonia

Magnificent frame! Wonderful balance between the tree and landscape behind it.

9 Mar 2017 4:36am

L'Angevine from Angers, France

excellente recherche

9 Mar 2017 2:30pm

christen from LORRAINE, France

Excellent !

9 Mar 2017 8:33pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

& Congratulations! :)

9 Mar 2017 10:02pm

@omid: Thank you, Omid.

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

... and congratulations on the Spotlight !!!

9 Mar 2017 10:30pm

@Baldwin VW: Thanks, Baldwin.

Lai Chan See from Singapore, Singapore

Congratulations for your Spotlight on a fantastic image.

10 Mar 2017 1:54am

@Lai Chan See: Thank you.

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Toutes mes félicitations

10 Mar 2017 5:55am

@Nicou: Thanks.

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Félicitations pour ton spot. )

10 Mar 2017 6:23am

@tataray: Thank you.

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Wonderful image, congrats Steve !!!

10 Mar 2017 7:14am

@Tede: Thank you, Tede.

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

So full of character . . Congrats on the Spotlight.

10 Mar 2017 7:35am

@Ronnie 2¢: Thanks, Ronnie.

Babzy from Besançon, France

Magnificent ! Congrats :)

10 Mar 2017 8:09am

@Babzy: Thank you.

Anna Cherer from LA ROCHELLE, France

I was right ;-) Congratulations on the well deserved Spotlight Steve !

10 Mar 2017 8:20am

@Anna Cherer: Thank you, Anna.

Tomix from landerneau, France

Amazing tree !congratulations.

10 Mar 2017 9:52am

@Tomix: Thanks.

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Oh ! love this dead tree ! great compo, congrats on the spotlight. :-)

10 Mar 2017 11:28am

@Evelyne Dubos: Thank you, Evelyne.

Kyu from Kyoto, Japan

Congratulations on the Spotlight.

10 Mar 2017 1:44pm

@Kyu: Thanks so much, Kyu.

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Bravo superbe spotlight bien mérité

10 Mar 2017 1:59pm

@Martine Libouton: Thanks, Martine.

Devi from Chennai, India

I am reminded of a wicked witch :)))))))))))))))))))))What an image !

10 Mar 2017 3:37pm

@Devi: Thank you.

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

...and Congratulations ...Spotlight of course !!

10 Mar 2017 4:03pm

@Mhelene: Thanks a lot, Mhelene.

k@ from Paris, France

Wow, gorgeous and so well deserved Spotlight, bravo Steve, love the spirit of the wood in mono !

10 Mar 2017 6:20pm

@k@: Thanks much, Karine.

Francisco Romero from Leon, Spain

Wow! This is superb, and congratulations.

10 Mar 2017 6:23pm

@Francisco Romero: Thank you, Francisco.

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

A stunning image. I love the black and white. It really brings out so much detail. Congratulations on the Spotlight Steve! Very well deserved.

10 Mar 2017 6:35pm

@Elaine Hancock: Thank you very much.

franz from Baden, Austria

A logical and utterly understandable choice for the spotlight! My compliments, Steve!

10 Mar 2017 8:31pm

@franz: Thanks, Franz.

Gemma Wiseman from Melbourne, Australia

Stunning tones in the tree trunk. And overall, the tree shape adds so much dynamic character to the scene

10 Mar 2017 10:08pm

@Gemma Wiseman: Thank you.

Diana from Olympia, United States

Congrats for the spotlight!

10 Mar 2017 10:11pm

@Diana: Thanks much.

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Congratulations! :)

11 Mar 2017 12:01am

@Ana Lúcia: Thank you, Ana.



11 Mar 2017 7:34am

@AMIR BABA: Thank you.

Stu from From Scotland | Living in Kyoto, Japan


11 Mar 2017 10:29am

@Stu: Thanks, Stu.

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Excellent! Superb atmosphere and capture! Contratulations on the Spotlight! Bravo!

11 Mar 2017 10:54am

@mo.langel: Thank you much, Mo.

Ehsan Hemmati from Kermanshah, Iran

Great work!


11 Mar 2017 2:43pm

@Ehsan Hemmati: Thank you.

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Back to congratulate you on the well-deserved Spotlight!!

11 Mar 2017 2:56pm

@Steven: Thanks, Steven.

Daniel from Kenmare, United States

Nice one

11 Mar 2017 4:47pm

@Daniel: Thanks, Daniel.

Phil Morris from Saskatoon, Toronto, NYC, Canada

Saw the pin image and I thought it might be by you and it was. Spectacular image,
it looks like a mythical fairyland, brooding and yet welcoming, Congratulations on
the beautiful spotlight !~

13 Mar 2017 12:25pm

@Phil Morris: Thanks, Phil.

fateme@@ from Dezful, Iran


13 Mar 2017 9:39pm

@fateme@@: Thank you, Fateme.

LauraS from Chico, United States

Fabulous shot. B&W sure looks good here!

16 Mar 2017 6:40pm

@LauraS: Thank you.

alyriza from tehran, Iran

very nice

6 Apr 2017 7:14am