Project 365 – Day Two Hundred and Seventy – Old Tree

day 270

Bradgate Park is full of old, gnarled oak trees, many of them hundreds of years old. I went out for a walk through the snow there with my sister on Boxing Day and one of them ended up as my photo of the day.

This poor old tree had been blasted by lightning and had a hollowed out trunk but was still alive and able to support this huge long limb which stretched out for maybe thirty feet or so to one side of the trunk. It looked like it shouldn’t be able to support it.

Canon 7D, Sigma 10-20mm, 1/80 at f9.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s