21 Impressive Tree Images - Digital Photography School

21 Impressive Tree Images

Tree Images

Image by G a r r y

There’s something about trees that gets to me. I’m not sure exactly what it is but something about their shape, majesty, intricacy and symbolism draws me to them as photographic subjects. Today I spent a couple of hours surfing through Flickr, particularly looking for Tree images (some OF trees and others that just include them in some important way). Here’s some that caught my attention – many of which are even more beautiful large (click to see them bigger).

Tree Images

Image by ~jjjohn~

Tree Images

Image by Paulo Brandão

Tree Images

Image by fatboyke

Tree Images

Image by James Jordon

Image by G a r r y

Image by G a r r y

Image by James Jordon

Image by James Jordon

Image by ~jjjohn~

Image by ~jjjohn~

Image by Rick C

Image by Rick C

Tree Images

Image by mugley

Tree Images

Image by Trey Ratcliff

Image by ViaMoi

Image by ViaMoi

Image by G a r r y

Image by G a r r y

Image by c@rljones

Image by c@rljones

Image by darkmater

Image by darkmater

Image by Doblonaut

Image by Doblonaut

Image by Gregory Bastien

Image by Gregory Bastien

Image by ~Prescott

Image by ~Prescott

Image by mugley

Image by mugley

Image by Okinawa Soba

Image by Okinawa Soba

Tree Images

Image by thorinside

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Darren Rowse is the editor and founder of Digital Photography School and SnapnDeals. He lives in Melbourne Australia and is also the editor of the ProBlogger Blog Tips. Follow him on Instagram, on Twitter at @digitalPS or on Google+.

  • Marijke van Endhoven
  • Hedrael
  • Hedrael

    I’m sorry this is the right link http://flic.kr/p/dB7X3x

  • AZ-Zakwanul Faiz bin Zakaria

    i really have no idea how and what’s with the beams sticked to the tree. maybe sightseeing, skyseeing something.

  • Odilon Simões Corrêa

    Taken from Araxá, Brazil.

  • Luyyen
  • Kathleen Mekailek

    Here are two of my favorite tree photographs. I like to capture them in winter because I think the branches add to the drama and then I like to make them black and white. I call the first one “Quiet Park” and the second “Tangled Reflections”. I have been shooting about 4 months so any comments and critiques would be greatly appreciated!

  • Luiz Forster

    Hampstead Heath, London.

  • Luiz Forster

    London, Winter 2014.

  • Julie Musgrove


  • Julie Musgrove


  • Dave Lister

    one of mine

  • Ravindra Joisa
  • Gál Brigi
  • Gál Brigi
  • Manolis Sarris

    “Snakes and the Dragon”
    A photo taken at the forest of Profotis Ilias – Rhodes Dodecanese

  • Manolis Sarris

    “Snakes and the Dragon”
    The photo was made in the forest of Profitis Ilias – Rhodes Dodecanese

  • http://facebook.com/manhck Po Panda

    Alone tree at Vietnam

  • Kathleen Mekailek

    This path through the trees caught attention. It is posting sideways for some reason…

  • Choo Chiaw Ting

    Waooooooooooooo… is it possible for us to “Duplicate” those shots… :|. Show us the step by step in detail, then we could learn.. 😉

  • Michael Alan Dunne

    Perth WA

  • Thomas Erskine

  • http://www.nike-liscaljet.nl/ Nike Liscaljet
  • http://www.nike-liscaljet.nl Nike Liscaljet Photography

    The Lonely Oak, Amerongen

  • http://www.nike-liscaljet.nl Nike Liscaljet Photography

    The Lonely Oak, Amerongen (NL)

  • Stephen Jamieson

    My humble attempt of The Dark Hedges in Ballymoney, Ireland.


  • Pixellence, by Rajiv

    “The woods beckon” (9th July, 2013)

    © Pixellence, by Rajiv (Follow me at https://www.facebook.com/pixellence)

    Taken on a canopy-lined byroad, a few miles away from the gorgeous Po’ipu beach on the Kaua’i island of Hawaii. Driving on this small road is a feast for the senses, and it really does make you want to slow down to savour the experience for as long as you can. With a dense cover of green all around, it’s like driving through your little slice of paradise. Given the amount of traffic that plies this highway, I had to say a quick prayer or two before stepping out of my car, and into the center of the road. I must’ve looked over my shoulder and both ways a hundred times while standing smack in the middle of this stretch, to ensure I didn’t get run over while trying to get a tangible memoir of this indelible memory.

    Camera : Canon 7D
    Lens : Sigma DC 17-70mm
    Focal Length : 57mm
    Shutter : 1/100 s
    ISO : 100
    Aperture : f/4.5


  • Lana Gramlich
  • Pankaj

    A photo from a point and shoot camera

  • Pankaj

    From One of my old photos


    All the pictures are so beautiful but the one that I find mesmerising was by Paulo Brandão. Here is one my me…though I wasn’t able to get it right coz of the moving car but I love it :))


    I can only imagine how it be like….it’s looks so sensational and calm :)

  • mizcaliflower

    Lana, you’ve really made a pretty photograph od the setting (rising?) sun through this mossy oak. I love it. Reminds me of my time in Florida last Summer.

  • mizcaliflower

    Beautiful pastoral scene. really gorgeous. I’d like to be under this beautiful tree. looks to be a Sycamore?

  • mizcaliflower

    We think alike . . .

  • mizcaliflower

    Trees are some of my favorite subjects,

  • Lana Gramlich

    Thank you kindly. Yes, the sun was setting. Many people think it was a fire and I have to explain.
    This is in the Greater New Orleans area, so not entirely un-Florida-like.

  • Lana Gramlich

    Yes, very lovely!

  • mizcaliflower

    I can see how some might think it’s a fire, if they’ve never seen the sun setting through the moss, like this.
    I’s beautiful.

  • Lana Gramlich

    Thanks again. I really lucked out–I went there on a complete whim that afternoon and only had a camera with me because of a completely different reason.

  • Tejaswini

    here is one i clicked long ago …

  • Ajay Panigrahi
  • Antoinette Joubert

    Beautiful , every image touches my soul. Thank you for sharing the beauty and artistic photo’s with the public.

  • Elizabeth Seaver

    walnut orchard

  • Elizabeth Seaver

    Sequoia National forest

  • Markas Easter

    Taken on the outskirts of Armidale NSW Australia 28th November 2009, also known as Armidale Blue Hole which joins onto the Oxley Wild Rivers National Park, taken while there where surrounding bush-fires, which created a very dramatic sunset!

Some Older Comments

  • Margaret Longmuir September 6, 2013 09:20 am

    Thanks for the beautiful images

  • chandru February 25, 2013 09:39 pm

    very nice all my friends thoughts and also my thoughts looking my friends .........cute

  • christine Hunter October 11, 2012 07:00 am

    I have a fascination with trees also, each one of these photos are just breathtaking...I have artwork in my home made out of trees. Each tree in the photos bring a familiar feeling of comfort to me....

  • christine Hunter October 11, 2012 06:57 am

    I have a fascination with trees also, each one of these photos are just breathtaking...I have artwork in my home made out of trees. I think that each tree in the photos bring a familiar feeling of comfort to me....

  • MikeC366 February 11, 2012 02:33 am

    Here is one I took the other day. I think it's my most creative to date.



  • Rajan February 10, 2012 01:08 am

    The first picture is stunning.
    that's fine. the images are really cool and pleasing.

  • rocks & tree June 30, 2011 09:31 am

    I like trees too and all that pictures are beautiful. Check it out some of my trees images and tell me what do you think. I'd be rely glad hear your comments. Thank you!

  • Oba June 24, 2011 03:47 am

    awesome pictures

  • anupartha June 20, 2011 02:32 pm

    The embed didnt show up..

  • anupartha June 20, 2011 02:28 pm

    Wow..I always thought that I was a weirdo taking pictures of trees wherever I go. Now peace.:)
    This is one of my tree picture shot @ Boston downtown. I dunno if it is impressive, but it makes me happy shooting it and sharing it with you:)
    From Streets

  • Helen June 19, 2011 06:29 am

    My Oh My. What beautiful pictures. Gave me wonderful ideas and energy to go out there and start taking pictures. I have a canon 1000 slr. Just bought it six months ago. I joined a camera club and just love it. I have a good eye for photography (so I have been told) but now I must learn so much more. I will get there.

  • Sunny Jacob June 18, 2011 04:57 pm


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  • Pihtii June 18, 2011 07:42 am

    I hope you enjoy my contribution:


    Great photos from everyone though :)

  • marshall June 18, 2011 04:39 am

    what awesome pictures of trees!

  • Indianapolis Photographer June 18, 2011 02:41 am

    These aren't your average tree photographs - they are very creative and unique. Thanks for sharing these awesome pictures.

  • Amritpal Singh June 17, 2011 10:47 pm

    Cool shots a, all of the above. One of my shots

  • CricketJD June 17, 2011 10:24 pm

    Wonderful collection of works. Trees have such expression in their simplicity and I think we admire them for their strength and tenacity to stand up to the sometimes harsh realities of life.

    I'll jump on the bandwagon and share a photo of a tree I have long admired: http://www.flickr.com/photos/carolinashots/4230232888/ This is the Angel Oak located on Johns Island, SC. It is believed to be in excess of 1,500 years old. Just think... in the year 500, this tree was a sapling!

  • Govind June 17, 2011 07:51 pm

    Lovely shots...of all them. Silhouttes of trees are somethings that I find very pleasing. Here's one of mine


  • Paul June 17, 2011 07:48 pm

    Lovely photos, all of them were pleasing. My fav was the J Jordan geese

  • Elane June 17, 2011 12:49 pm


  • Elane June 17, 2011 12:47 pm

    For me, trees seems to represent both our tie to our roots/home/earth and our need to spread our wings and grow. Here's my favorite tree pic from my own collection. (and no, the heart was not photoshopped- just happened that way)

  • JWright June 17, 2011 11:04 am

    Great photos on here! Thanks for sharing!

  • elana June 17, 2011 06:29 am

    WOW. My favorite...#3 brings tears to my eyes; is so beautiful. Some are not my taste however, they look too unreal; such as multiple suns in one of the pictures. But, still, WOW

  • Javaslinger June 17, 2011 05:43 am

    These are spectacular

  • Rhett June 17, 2011 05:00 am

  • Tiberman Sajiwan Ramyead June 17, 2011 04:46 am

    Darren - that something you can't explain about your attraction to trees is simple: '' We like because, we love in spite of. '' I am quoting my late music guru.

    Tiberman - Mauritius

  • Ashley Lowry June 17, 2011 03:06 am


  • Dhiman Basak June 17, 2011 03:03 am

    thanks for the images!!


  • Dhiman Basak June 17, 2011 03:02 am

    thanks for the images!![eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/51313069@N02/5465266180/' title='wounded :(' url='http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5256/5465266180_9ceb5d91aa_z.jpg']

  • Lindsay June 17, 2011 03:01 am

    [eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/lindsay_kaun/4936499352/' title='Damnation Creek Trail, Redwood NP' url='http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4140/4936499352_ca924a62d5.jpg']

  • Lindsay June 17, 2011 02:59 am

  • Martin soler June 17, 2011 02:24 am

    Wow these are excellent! Here's mine fresh from the french country side: http://martinsoler.com/2011/05/24/turn-to-the-tree/

  • Jennette June 17, 2011 02:20 am

    I am in awe of these photographs. I'm wondering if anyone knows what type of edits were done to really bring these pieces to the next level and LEAP off the page as they do? I use photoshop and have attempted to use some of the filter and whatnot but am just not sure which tool, filter, effect will really drive the visual interest of some of my trees to the next level.

    Any input would be really appreciated.

  • Rob June 16, 2011 11:28 pm


    How is this listed as recent on the front page of the DPS website ??
    its from 2009
    kind regards

  • Sam June 16, 2011 08:42 pm

    [eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/51322346@N04/5839091762/' title='035' url='http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3229/5839091762_09b9a3ae86_z.jpg']

  • Missy June 16, 2011 02:12 am

    Interesting subjects for shooting. branches also often serve as good frames within the shots.. maybe i should try this as my new assignment :) thanks for the inspiration!

  • SJCT June 15, 2011 02:34 pm

    Amazing shots! This site never ceases to inspire me.

  • diaha June 15, 2011 09:27 am

    some really awesome photos here

  • redd June 15, 2011 07:44 am

    i truly love the Image by Paulo Brandão the gray/black tree one....AMAZING STUNNING...MAGIC

  • Lou Rizza June 15, 2011 01:21 am

    Thank you for the great photo's, Lou

  • Lou Rizza June 15, 2011 01:20 am

    Thank You!!

  • Brian June 15, 2011 01:19 am

    In one word: WAW.
    I also have some on my website. These are made in Suriname. http://www.briansvideoproduction.com/portfolio/free-work/?album=22&gallery=27

  • Niki Jones June 15, 2011 12:12 am

    Lovely shots. The B&W shot by GARRY is stunning.

  • Larry June 14, 2011 11:36 pm

    When I started in photography in the early 70s, i heard a quote I never forgot but cannot remember who spoke it: "it is amazing the lack of demand for photos of trees." It's a pity as tree are still a favorite subject for me.

  • javier June 14, 2011 10:35 pm

    Wow, some of these pics are really stunning!

    Here is some tree pic I snapped during a trip to Japan, Not too bad for a point-and-shoot, I think ;-)

  • Leonidas Bratini June 14, 2011 09:25 pm

    great shoots

  • daf June 14, 2011 08:12 pm

    Here are some trees in winter ...


  • Victor June 14, 2011 06:47 pm

    Ooooo sooo beautiful and inspiring. I am going to look at trees in a different way now.

    As one photo teacher recently told me it's called; "Chimping" You know, "Oooo Oooo Oooo Ahhh Ahhh!"

  • stephen June 14, 2011 04:58 pm

    These are great!


  • stephen June 14, 2011 04:52 pm

    These photographs are good, but I've seen them before. And to be honest the processing is far too much. I prefer photographs that are more organic. Less is more.

  • Dewan Demmer June 14, 2011 04:43 pm

    These are really terrific shots. Great thing about trees is we never short of options, or angles ... just ideas.

  • Brandon June 14, 2011 04:33 pm

    Tree silhouette I took in Seattle during the winter.


  • Akshay June 14, 2011 04:22 pm

    Amazing shots! Sometimes, tree branches make unique shapes which look great from certain points of view. Here is one of them


  • Ken Brown June 14, 2011 02:07 pm

    Some really cool shots. Here is one of mine.

  • daniel mcvey June 14, 2011 12:02 pm

    Nice trees!!

  • ScottC June 14, 2011 11:53 am

    Impressive photos, post processing regradless. #5 is great, with the grass foreground, sun, and birds.

    Taken in the middle of Winter:


  • Jason St. Petersburg Photographer June 14, 2011 11:27 am

    I really like the gradient of the blue in the sky in the 2nd shot from the top.

    A man in my neighborhood has an amazing silk floss tree in his front yard. It goes into full bloom in November,


  • JesseAdams June 14, 2011 11:19 am

    My couple attempts at tree photography.

  • Matty78 June 14, 2011 09:13 am

    Is it good, or is it a shame that so many people comment on here just to say, "hey, look at MY shots"? I think its a shame. Get your own blog, bandwagon-jumpers!

    I love these pictures, the last one has a crazy upside-down feel to it. Light at the bottom, dark at the top ;)

  • Erik Kerstenbeck June 14, 2011 08:46 am


    Here is a massive fallen Redwood in Yosemite. Many decades after it fell, local troops along with their horses ascended the fallen giant to have their pictures taken ONTOP of it! This gives an idea of the scale!


  • TC June 14, 2011 08:20 am

    Some awesome shots.

    Here are a few B&W shots of mine. My favorite is Majestic, a cypress at the Melbourne Botanico Garden. If I remember correctly, it is over 600 years old.

    There are others as well. Thanks for looking.

  • TC June 14, 2011 08:15 am

    Some awesom shots.

    Here are a few B&W shots of mine. My favorite is Majestic, a cypress at the Melbourne Botanico Garden. If I remember correctly, it is over 600 years old.

    There are others as well. Thanks for looking.

  • Kate June 14, 2011 08:08 am

    Trees are so magical, aren't they? Loved the comment above about how the last photograph looked like a tree from a Disney fairy story. :)

    I took this photograph when I first moved to Montana, about 6 months ago. Was SO sick of the snow (already), but I saw this funny little tree in the midst of the huge evergreens and it just made me feel better for some reason!


    Also, I have to say that I agree with william raven - a lot of these are better examples of post-processing more so than beautiful trees.

  • Kevin Ellis June 14, 2011 07:40 am

    Unless your photographing documents or court evidence Andrew you would be naive and have little care for your art (photography to-day) if you did not post process

  • Pooja June 14, 2011 07:14 am

    Lovely collection. Here's one that is close to my heart..


  • William Raven June 14, 2011 07:10 am

    Ok, the pictures are beautifull, but most of them are great examples of post procesing more than beautifull trees.

  • motoGrapher March 7, 2010 05:39 pm

    20 of my tree shots : http://www.motographer.com/?p=82

  • Robert Melnyk October 27, 2009 01:32 am

    WOW... we see them all the time but it takes images like these (sometimes) to wake us up to their beauty...

  • joshua baskerville October 18, 2009 03:33 pm


  • bee October 15, 2009 06:37 am

    Wow. Just... wow!

  • Shauna October 14, 2009 09:32 pm

    I'm happy to have found these this morning. It's been raining here most days of the last few weeks. We've had a few good fall days thrown in that have allowed for getting out with camera but not nearly enough yet. I'm wanting to get some vivid autumn tree shots, and these remind me how trees can be captured so memorably and uniquely still. Thanks again.

    My add in from a couple years ago:

  • Kevin October 14, 2009 03:50 pm

    Such amazing work, one is inspired to immediately go bush again. I have known Gazza's work for a number of years now and his talent never fails to stand me in awe. Not only a good photographer but a nice bloke to boot.

  • Tiffany October 14, 2009 11:39 am

    Absolutely love trees and all of these were just magnificent. I linked to this post and some of the photos from on my site… article coming tomorrow 9 a.m. You can see it at http://www.simplymodernmom.com.

  • Suitchaself October 12, 2009 02:47 am

    I like some of those pictures, but in some of them there is toooo much Photoshop .. I don't like it .. it's a personal opinion.. if you're so much into painting, start painting, not photography. but maybe it's just me and my strange opinion.. I love the pure photography with very little Photoshop in it ... or even without any Photoshop in it.
    But I've saw some pictures in here that really made me start dreaming :) The image by Giovanni Orlando is my favorite one :)

  • Mike October 11, 2009 10:12 pm

    I love these shots. The creative "eye" shared here helps me try to look at things in a not so narrow view. Roots, lights and so on.
    Just wanted to share one of my photos.
    I'm new to dslr photography and spend alot of time here.


  • azoomer October 11, 2009 04:57 pm

    here's mine


  • Kathy October 11, 2009 06:00 am

    Wow some of these are really outstanding! I don't usually get great shots of trees myself but a recent unusual one I found in Georgia turned out really well. Surreal Twisted Tree

  • Seb (aka ramson) October 10, 2009 05:50 pm

    Wow. I particularly like Garry's.

    My favourite from a fellow photographer is the composite picture of four seasons of a tree (flickr)

    Favourites from my collection: Mossy trees 'dancing' and relfections of a dead tree

  • Mark Wuttke October 10, 2009 02:21 pm

    Great shots... i would have to agree with some of the other posters. I like the way math will imitate nature.
    Some of mine are listed below.

  • trcull October 10, 2009 01:59 pm

    these are beautiful and inspiring, thanks for finding them for us.

    My favorite is the last one. All at the same time it's a collection of beautiful colors, a great representation of a tree, and a good abstract image by itself.

  • jitZul October 10, 2009 01:55 pm

    Those pictures are absolutely stunning, I always found the simple tree to be quite a fascinating object to shoot. This is my favorite shot of a tree that I have taken personally

  • tykasper October 10, 2009 12:13 pm

    WOW! Those are some amazing pictures. Here are a few of mine:



  • Ali October 10, 2009 10:38 am

    Impressive photos. I am also very attracted to the mistery of trees. They are chaotically(in a mathematical sense) beautiful, inspiring designs, their skins are generally wounded by people and inside they carry a life. As the same time poetical and also symbol of robustness,...Trees are fantastic.

  • Chris Clinton October 10, 2009 09:09 am

    With my last submission, my first 'follower" latched onto my blog, so here 's another favourite tree. Thank you Vikkijac. Maybe I'll get more!!

  • Rob October 10, 2009 07:18 am

    Impressive, wish I could do so the same around here , but very few trees around.
    only one I have


  • Deirdre October 10, 2009 06:29 am

    Inspiring photos. Trees are beautiful, but often difficult to photograph well.

    Here is a favorite tree shot by someone else:

  • Oli October 10, 2009 01:19 am

    The third photo - by Paulo Brandão - is amazing!!!

    You missed the giant Redwood tree (featured in National Geographic).

  • Vijay Krishnan October 10, 2009 01:16 am

    Wow, Excellent Snaps, Especially the black & white

    Two of my (humble) tree pics are uploaded in the following Flickr link:


  • NIX October 10, 2009 12:05 am

    oops the link did not appear


  • NIX October 10, 2009 12:04 am

    Such a simple subject yet so inspiring to be photographed. I find that all of the photos are really awesome.

    Here are my collection

  • Robin Ryan October 9, 2009 11:55 pm

    Beautiful examples. I'd like to throw my hat in with three of my own,

    In the mountains of Mexico: http://www.flickr.com/photos/robinryan/2045250557/in/set-72157603000254329/

    and two faux-IR:

  • Caroline Ghetes October 9, 2009 11:45 pm

    WOW! These images are absolutely breathtaking! I too have a thing for trees, and tehse blow me out of teh water. Thank you for sharing your faves ; )

  • Joel October 9, 2009 10:39 pm

    Excellent! I think you need a ND filter for most of the shots shown above.

  • Christine Holroyd October 9, 2009 09:31 pm

    Totally Breathtaking!

    The snow images bring a yearning to my heart. I miss living in the snow. Might be going to Mt Baw Baw this w/e, but sightseeing snow only.

  • Arvid October 9, 2009 06:47 pm

    Wow... great shots! Just love them especially with the autumn season coming up!

  • Klaus October 9, 2009 06:06 pm

    They're good, sure.
    But I've seen each one of them several thousand times...
    Tree with birds, silouhette, twisted roots, solitary tree on the hill, in the water, with clouds, in the sunset, cork or leaves close-up...

    Please, please, use something original as the blog cover page...

  • boyet October 9, 2009 04:13 pm

    if only there was a rule that one man should plant at least one tree the world would really be a better place. i love trees in the cities they absorb the pollution and the projects a contrast from the dead view of buildings and streets.

    ps i loved the pics, good shots! :)

  • Sandra Hindmarch October 9, 2009 03:42 pm

    Great shots of trees. Well done to all who submitted their pics. One learns a lot from other people's pics.
    I too enjoy photographing trees whatever shape or form or wherever they are. Never one is the same.
    Thanks Darren for sharing all your wisdom and sense of humour with us.

  • kelli bricker October 9, 2009 02:01 pm

    Excellent collection of shots! Makes me want to be a better photographer :)

  • jinky October 9, 2009 01:30 pm

    awesome pics!

  • Kathy October 9, 2009 12:47 pm

    What a great set of images, so creative and so inspiring. I love trees, but haven't had that much success so far finding good ways to shoot them. This has encouraged me to try more. This is probably my best images with trees so far: http://www.flickr.com/photos/romaniashots/2189844235

  • Don October 9, 2009 12:03 pm

    these are really impressive.. been waning to take similar photos as some of these.. really inspiring.. hope to get a shot close to one of them in the future..

  • Christoph October 9, 2009 11:45 am

    Wow. Trees never fail to amaze :)

    I really like photos showing the relation between trees and humans (here from Africa):


    or as it is autumn, the colorful leaves:

  • Molardaddy October 9, 2009 11:09 am

    Absolutely gorgeous! I hope can master photoshop/elements to get results like that. Great inspiration!

  • Mei Teng October 9, 2009 10:53 am

    I have recently started to pay attention to trees and photographing them. I think they make beautiful photography subjects that may be overlooked.

    I agree that there's something about trees that inspire me to photograph them.

  • Jake October 9, 2009 09:43 am

    Very nice! I enjoy all of the photos posted and more so the friends and contacts generated by the site. Thank you!

  • vikkijac October 9, 2009 08:37 am

    link didn't work! here it is!

  • Beverley Pohlner October 9, 2009 08:24 am

    You've touched a spot deep within, with your beautiful photo's of trees. I too love them all, all so different and with so many forms, some scraggy, but able to withstand harsh conditions, others magestic and pointing to heaven, many a haven for others to live in and for us, a breath of fresh air. Thank you for your awesome collection.

  • Jambulingam alias sengailingam October 9, 2009 08:22 am

    No words to comment. Simply excellent. Congradulations for the successful efforts

  • vikkijac October 9, 2009 07:49 am

    I love this list! Especially the long exposure ones... may need to do some experiments myself! Here's a silhouette I caught here a while back... really, no photoshoping, just cropped!

  • Fi October 9, 2009 07:41 am

    These images are magnificent. Such a simple idea - trees - and yet as a body of work it is majestic and inspiring and certainly seems to appeal to a lot of people. Well done. I feel I may have to follow suit...

  • Terry Day October 9, 2009 07:08 am

    Darren, A beautiful collection of some very nice images. This is a great example of creating dynamic images from the simplest of subject matter. Keep up the great posts!

  • Garry October 9, 2009 06:41 am

    A stunning collection Darren. Thanks for putting this together....trees are awesome

  • randal01 October 9, 2009 06:31 am

    There are few of my tree photos. Maybe they are not so magnificent as examples, but I'm not a professional photographer ;)


    I would like to see what You think about My photos.

  • Bad_Manners October 9, 2009 06:24 am

    Here's a little set I took in March 2009 at Murrumbateman, NSW. I like the one I PP'd.

    Helm Winery Treescape

  • Evelyn in Oregon October 9, 2009 06:09 am

    Fascinating images! I can't decide if I prefer the silhouetted ones or those with color and texture! I have a trees-in-snow image that I like, too. Snow-covered trees

  • Ben October 9, 2009 05:50 am

    Tree images are really tricky. Some of the above images are so amazing, and others are totally uninteresting to me.

    I dunno....

  • sbunting108 October 9, 2009 05:50 am

    Very impressive photographs my favourite one is the one by jjjohn. Thanks Darren for compiling this selection.

  • Stephanie Stewart October 9, 2009 04:55 am

    Wow! Some truly amazing images of trees, great idea! Thanks for the inspiration!!!

  • ROBIN TILLEY October 9, 2009 04:38 am

    brill some of the best tree shots , you have given me some ideas for my collage photograph tasks

  • JohnS October 9, 2009 04:33 am

    I would have been happy to have taken any one of these images.

  • james jordan October 9, 2009 04:24 am

    I noticed a spike in the number of people making me a contact on Flickr today, and I followed the stats link here. Thanks for the honor, Darren!

  • Sarah October 9, 2009 04:21 am

    Fantastic set of inspirational shots!!

  • Rozenar Chiu Del Monico October 9, 2009 04:02 am

    All of the photos are impressive and artistic, hope to I can do the same thing as well. Thanks for sharing this.

  • Marion Manigo October 9, 2009 04:00 am

    Thank you soooo much for your emails. I am just a budding photographer, but, I have learned more from your website than all the courses that I've taken. You are very generous with information, and I want you to know that I really appreciate it. I am newly retired and learning all I can about making photos.

  • Aimee Greeblemonkey October 9, 2009 04:00 am

    Oh, and while we are sharing - here are my two fave tree photos:



    Clearly I like shooting UP.

  • Aimee Greeblemonkey October 9, 2009 03:57 am

    Every single one is fantastic.

  • Chris Clinton October 9, 2009 03:37 am

    Beautiful shots. I enjoy capturing tree images because, unlike birds or wild animals, trees are co-operative and don't run away! Here's one from England:-

  • Dean S. October 9, 2009 03:36 am

    My favorite is the one by Doblonaut. Love it!

  • Barbara October 9, 2009 03:32 am

    These tree shots are a feast for the eyes! I have been photographing trees for most of my life - I am drawn to them (i've painted them too!) ... They inspire me! Thanks for sharing these great shots... Here's a link to view one of my favorites that I recently captured at a local Pennsylvania park.... Enjoy,. http://www.flickr.com/photos/42952831@N05/3987596411/

  • Ken October 9, 2009 03:14 am

    Here are a couple of mine



  • Mirella October 9, 2009 03:03 am

    I have to say that I share your passion of trees and how they somehow tend to draw you and pull you in. I love these images and I'm glad others share my passion as well. Thank you for sharing them.

  • Jacqueline October 9, 2009 02:52 am

    Wow!! Lovely - the large tree with the yellow to the side? Very in line with the beautifully illustrated books I've been enjoying - Never Fairies by Disney. It could BE the home tree! Interesting focus tho on lines and curves, not so much on foliage - for a collage of trees I'm so surprised that there's not more greening. And Spanish moss....lol....grew up in a river bed close to Louisiana, of course, that'd explain it. All I thought about the snow grey one is wow, they must've go up really early and froze??? Give me sweet Magnolias!

    Thanks for a great site!

  • HawleyJR October 9, 2009 02:42 am

    I took this shot a couple months ago. I used HDR (3 shots +/- 2) It is one of my favorite tree shots:


  • Luis Murillo October 9, 2009 02:25 am

    I really love the photo of a tree taken by the_wolf_brigade and which can be seen here


    According to the notes of the photo it was taken using film and a 7 minute shutter speed with an f4 aperture.

  • Gloson October 9, 2009 01:59 am

    Impressive indeed! My favorite ones are 3, 5, 7, 9, 12, 16, and the last one. Here's one that I took: http://www.flickr.com/photos/gloson/3867153316/ ;-)

  • Bill October 9, 2009 01:47 am

    One of my favourite winter tree pictures. http://picturesfromthewoods.aminus3.com/image/2009-01-15.html

  • Erin October 9, 2009 01:47 am

    I recognize the cherry trees on the Quad in bloom on the University of Washington campus. the photo is by "Ric C"... the trees are a ubiquitous favorite for photographs, and this is a great interpretation.

  • Chris October 9, 2009 12:58 am

    Great shots! One of my favorite tree photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/zero101/2906194692/

  • Dean S. October 9, 2009 12:53 am

    I shot a tree photo the other day that I think is pretty impressive... http://www.flickr.com/photos/deanschreuder/3980301199/sizes/l/

  • dcclark October 9, 2009 12:39 am

    Trees have a beautiful simplicity about them... or sometimes a wonderful complexity. (As a mathematician, I love the self-similarity of trees -- branches on branches on branches...).

    My favorite tree photo is also by far the simplest: Birch -- just a birch against a winter sky. The whiteness and contrast are really striking.

  • Ilan October 9, 2009 12:37 am

    Some of these truly are impressive. The 3rd photo is stunning. Something I would like to print large and hang on the wall kind of photo :)

    I got few 'Tree' photo - If you'll search for 'Magical Tree' on Goolge images search, my photo appears as (sometimes) the first or the second result - http://www.ilanbresler.com/2008/06/magical-tree.html

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