Peeling Bark Design

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Peeling Bark Design

Bonnie C. Lackey October 08, 2005

Looks almost human. What an amazing and interesting image. #323188

Brinn MacDougall October 08, 2005

Great depth and design, Joe..wonderful! #1930068

Pat Gamwell October 08, 2005

This is wonderful, Joe. Love the flowing design, colors & clarity. Good work. #1930186

Joe Terni October 08, 2005

Thanks Bonnie,Brinn and Pat for your nice comments.We have heaps of these trees around our wetlands,but sometimes you get one with the bark peeling off(even though the bark always tends to peel off to some extent on all swamp Paperbarks),which seems to show much more character and colour than most of them.Like this one here.Thanks again. #1930260

Brian Lobdell level-classic October 08, 2005

Wow Joe! Love this image a lot! I've shot a number of tree knots, and textures, but this is truly unique! Well done! #1930623

Lorri Shank October 08, 2005

I love this, Joe! Nice job on composition and effects! #1931042

Joe Terni October 09, 2005

Thanks Brian and lorri for your comments, they are most appreciated. #1932839

Kate Jackson level-classic October 18, 2005

You certainly seem to be finding your filters useful Joe. This is a fantastic find an amazing colours. #1966219

Joe Terni October 19, 2005

I love our Paperbarks Kate,to me they are just so much of our wetlands,where I have spent so much of my working life.(Of course many of our friends in the US detest our Paperbarks,where they have been introduced to some areas and are now taking over from the indigenous flora...but thats nearly always the story of introduced species,be it animal or plant).Thanks Kate. #1971371

ADILSON F. FERREIRA November 23, 2005

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Joe!!! #2112718

Kate Jackson level-classic November 23, 2005

Woooo congratulations Joe, I had forgotten all about this and it is so good to see it again!! #2113229

Joe Terni November 24, 2005

Thanks Adilson and Kate for your nice words.I had actually forgotten this as well as it seemed months ago that I entered it.So it caught me by surprise.I saw Kate`s birch paperbark in a US forest,just the other day.Mary said she used it for making postcards as a kid.Our Melaleuca paperbark in Ozz is used extensively by many of the artists of our indigenous population for some wonderful bark painting`s.Thanks to all again on your nice comments and thoughts. #2116067

Marijana Fajgl level-classic November 24, 2005

Congratulations Joe, wonderful photo! #2116886

Jill Odice level-classic November 26, 2005

This is really intriguing the way nature shows it's creativity! Nicely caught Joe :-) #2124835

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Description

The peeling bark of the swamp Paperbark tree,makes for an interesting and colourful design.Perth,Western Australia.June,2005.Colour/Filtered.

Uploaded on October 08, 2005

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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