Sunday, January 02, 2011

That Old Tree

That Old Tree

The alternative title might have been:

Wading Through the Snow

I had to wade through what must have been sixty or seventy centimetres of snow yesterday to get to the old tree at Välsta. After a long cold spell with temperatures between -20C to -10C the new year started a bit warmer, and it was 0C as I took the first promenade of the year. As you can guess it was quite a tough walk through all that snow, but as I knew that the result would be another fine photo of the Swedish Whitebeam I carried on regardless. Oh, and the eye is much better today.

14 comments:

Jack said...

Steffe, I think your commitment to showing this wonderful tree in all seasons and all weather is admirable. Nice shot, as usual.

Mark Bellamy said...

Happy New Year Steffe
I always enjoy pictures of the old tree.
Hope 2001 brings you happiness and success
Mark

黄清华 Wong Ching Wah said...

Steffe,
Super white minimalism composition.

Wong

Steffe said...

I can hardly remember 2001, but I know what you mean mark!

brattcat said...

So good to hear the eye is better. I thought all of your images would be cast in pink for awhile.

Birdman said...

Love this one. Was it deep?

Sharon said...

Glad to hear the eye is better so you can go out and get more fine photos of this wonderful tree and all the interesting people you meet along the way.

VP said...

I know and like that old tree. Take care of your eye, I got something like that and lasted a few days.

Abraham Lincoln said...

I remember seeing photos of this tree on several occasions.

oldmanlincolnsblog said...

Forgot...
Happy New Year, Steffe.

Luis Gomez said...

Wonderful! You are a brave man Steffe. I am glad your eye is better!

Jacob said...

I guess if someone has to wade through the snow to take a picture of a tree, it should be you because this is "your" tree!

We were out by out old tree here in Stone Creek, which you saw last year, and it looks very much the same except there's no snow.

Lovely photo you took - must have had your camera warmed up under your jacket!

Jørgen Carlsen said...

All for the viewers! Fine to hear the eye are better. Happy 2011.

ramy_v said...

As always... another great capture in this series. Well done!!

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