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Night Is a New Day XI by JoannaRzeznikowska
The Three Little Mushrooms by Catlaxy
You were my Versailles at night. by Heavensinyoureyes
Running squirrel by AlesGola
Custom metals by KrisSimon
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Damage We Have Done by MilanVopalensky
Winter in Helsinki by Pajunen
Beacon by AntonioGouveia

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Mon Nov 14, 2016, 4:07 PM

The Best images from today

castles by vicioushandgame

Fenja by sollenafotografie

Couleurs d'Automne by Euphoria59

Untitled by Nikoletta-Kolozs

Aziza by valentina-86

Untitled by Daniel-Wales-Images

:The Art of Reflection series: by RapidHeartMovement

Quiet Dawn by little-spacey

Maison S. by ForlornTreasures

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Fri Nov 11, 2016, 4:46 PM

Some of the best images from today

Persephone,  Goddess of the underworld by LoesPhotography

seagulls by JuanChaves

Forest Of Make Believe by Northstar76

Untitled by IrinaJoanne

The Halo by diffusephoto

have a Look by wistar-photography

1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SuperSport by AmericanMuscle Shadow Domain by Miguel-Santos:bigthumb643090660: Deranged by emily92896 Gentle by John-Peter

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hesitation by DanHecho
Nature Trail by Pajunen Autumn Walk XLII. by realityDream Opponents by BogdanBoev Tram 7A Helsinki by Pajunen Happy Halloween by PassionAndTheCamera Automne 2016 by Leona-Snow light installation in medieval cathedral ruins by dzorma Let living the dreams by MarjorieChamillard Morning Healing by DrewHopper When The Darkness Spoke by MWeiss-Art
Last Friday we started the Single Tree challenge, where group members go out, take up to three pictures of a tree that they like and then submit the images with a small write up.  Here are the completed results from the challenge!  Some members submitted shots of different trees and in those cases I cut it down to the best tree featured to keep those shots cohesive.


For this shot I wanted to capture the immensity of the branches of this tree, really it is grand when seen live. Highlight its height, strength, and multiple arms.

Single Tree - Sistema Nervioso by rasecphotograpy

On this shot, I focused all attention on this great tree, his greatness. Leaving totally clear sky and earth.

Single Tree - MasAlla by rasecphotograpy


single Tree by IsabellaFriedl


Tree of picture by indrawhn


If there's anything I find really cool about trees, it's that they are tall and tough. This tree in particular has a special place in my heart for being one of the oldest trees in my area. I wanted to focus on height at first, but I realized that strength is nice point to emphasize too. It took loads and loads of wet snow to snap those branches. It has been weathered and cracked through rain and wind, yet it still continues to grow. Trees aren't strong because they can't be damaged. They are strong because they know how to handle damage.

Wrinkles by zer0anonymous

Cracking by zer0anonymous

Broken by zer0anonymous


A long dead tree frozen in it's reach to grasp the moon.



In these, I focused on a cloudier, more sinister feel.




When I went to Bryce Canyon National Park, I felt very inspired.
On this photo I wanted to show the relationship between the tree and the rocks, this old tree inked in the ground and overhanging the canyon like the Hoodoos.

Pine in Bryce canyon by Werrn

Thanks to all those who participated!!!  We will be doing more group challenges to help inspire our works to grow better with time.  Hopefully you find some inspiration in your fellow group members through the images they created above!
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mj-magic Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you so much for accepting my photo! :heart:
awjay Featured By Owner May 11, 2017
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IdaNordstrom Featured By Owner May 1, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
I just started writing my own little photography blog, and I would love to share it with some fellow photographers, so if you have time check out and maybe leave a comment or two, I would love to hear that someone feels the same way about their own photos, or just to share ideas and techniques.
Don't be a stranger! 
Pajunen Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2017
Thank you for the request!
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Thank You very much! I wish You a Happy New Year :)
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Thank you very much for requesting my photograph :heart:
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Thank you for adding my photography ^_^
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Thanks for adding my picture to your group means a lot :)
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CEdwardsPhotos Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2016  Professional Photographer
Your choice of images for your picks are beautiful! Great group!
Marianne1969 Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you so much for your request!
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Thank you so much for the multiple requests!
UdoChristmann Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you for invite me to your group. I hope I can show some good pictures to keep your high standard.
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thank you for add my work Here's a kiss for you, my love! 
AlicesPlace Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2016
Thank you kindly for the request and invitation to join your group and I am happy for you to show the image. I gratefully decline the invitation to join the group however...I don't consider my "snaps" to be of a high enough standard.

MeFlysBySeatOfPants Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you very much for requesting my work "Wet And Wild".  Are you sure you have the right guy?
I'm honored-seriously.  Thank you.
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Hi and thanks for the invitation! :)
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Thanks for your request and invitation! :sun:
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Thanks a lot for the invitation! :)
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