The Mad Tree, Defiant.

By Feral

The Mad Tree, Defiant.


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© 2014 Alexis Helms
Published on Friday, December 2, 2016.     Filed under: "Graphic Art"
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  • Just Dave On Sunday, June 23, 2019, Just Dave (540)By person wrote:

    You're a talented photog. Love your work. JD

  • Cassette On Tuesday, November 7, 2017, Cassette (1241)By person wrote:

    powerful composition and love the use of black and white. This seems like a place with a secret to tell.

  • A former member wrote: This tree looks so imposing, yet I really can't look away. It makes me think of the Ents in LOTR, and black and white photography really does it beautiful justice. Well done, dear. Rebs:).

  • Drea On Sunday, February 28, 2016, Drea (1521)By person wrote:

    Tortuous and powerful.

  • Ortolan On Tuesday, July 3, 2012, Ortolan (263)By person wrote:

    Looks like a stack of argueing diplomats.Someone should send a copy to every politician to drive their minds insane and break them apart.Let it rot in their subconscious.It's like some trickster borne totem pole mockery of mankind.

  • A former member wrote: You must live near some magical place. Maybe Ill ask this tree to point me in the right direction... wait a minute!!!

  • blue On Saturday, March 3, 2012, blue (1457)By person wrote:

    oh my! I immediately was stricken with chills.....the trunk appears to be swelling with a person, a soul trying to escape, trapped beneath the gnarled bark.....unsettling to say the least. what a photo!!!! phantastical! ~b

  • A former member wrote: The best part of this shot is the faded little trunk with foliage off to the side; it's 'sanity' really creates a scale for the other tree's 'madness'. The contrast is the beauty of this shot, I think. Of course, as you are aware, I know very little about photography. =)

  • Devilish On Friday, July 22, 2011, Devilish (3797)By person wrote:

    Wow! I love the titles' then iI see the srt and first thing out of my mouth is WOW! Scholar

  • boneplate On Wednesday, June 22, 2011, boneplate (67)By person wrote:

    beautiful thing, carrying all those souls around can take it toll....love the uniqueness and wildness of the branches.....great shot....

  • Malcholm Dark On Wednesday, April 20, 2011, Malcholm Dark (1043)By person wrote:

    reminds me of a coastal, wind swept tree... beautifully captured in black and white... brilliant, thanks

  • A former member wrote: hmmm. I see a tormented soul... reminds me of Born Identity.... look what they make ya give.... I'd have to cut it down and burn it... out of mercy.

  • kinkifrog On Tuesday, April 5, 2011, kinkifrog (3214)By person wrote:

    Sacrilege... Scholar

  • A former member wrote: it's had enough.... time to put it out of its misery... like a corpse left to rot upright... a monument to decaying dignity.... just my interpretation, of course :) Scholar

  • kinkifrog On Tuesday, April 5, 2011, kinkifrog (3214)By person wrote:

    of course...I see the beauty in it...not something I hanker to destroy...I think it's past euthanasia...probably a perch for lake loving birds...:) Scholar

  • SilentStalker On Monday, April 4, 2011, SilentStalker (1092)By person wrote:

    ...pretty amazing find there...where was this...? Scholar

  • Feral On Monday, April 4, 2011, Feral (72)By person wrote:

    Brookgreen, as ever...

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