Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Russian Olives (Oct 1)

Russian Olive Diptych

Hell, Yeah!  I've had a hard time photographing Russian Olive Trees this year. Their branches are so dense that it is hard to find the good composition.  I'm thinking now that with these trees it is more about color and shape.

I mean, who doesn't like silver and blue together? And I'm sure I'm not the only one who imagines that these are really minnow trees....

The out-of-focus bits look under water to me; these could totally be minnow trees.

2 comments:

enc said...

I'm not familiar with either variety of tree, so I can't comment other than to say these photos are beautiful, as usual.

Michael McGraw Photography said...

Actually, these photos are of the same tree, but from different angles. Aren't trees awesome?! -Mike

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