Blue, Green, & White: Trees In The Sky

Challenge #20 in the Colours & Shades: The World I Know series. Hosted by Stormcastle.
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This challenge is simple enough: submit your best photo of a single tree against a blue sky. There can be other trees in the background if necessary, but there has to be one single tree than dominates the scene.
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IMG_5602-1 -Old Mans Beard-Lichen grows on a Beech tree in Lewis Pass NZ
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Late afternoon side-lighting catching the "Old Mans Beard" Lichen growing on a Beech tree in Lewis Pass NZ
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Submitted: Friday, 29th April, 2011 07:56 (GMT)
Taken: Friday, 22nd April, 2011
Focal length: 100 mm
Shutter speed: 1/250 sec
Aperture: F11
ISO: 400
Notes: hand held
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