Roots Of Tenacity

Equipment Info
Motorola XT1254
State/Province/Region
CO
Country
US
Nearest Area
Ute Valley Park
Town
Colorado Springs
Brief Directions

The city park is off Vindicator Drive in northwest Colorado Springs.

Notes

ISO 50, f2, 1/148 sec., 5 mm focal length

Description

In one section of Ute Valley Park there are several Ponderosa Pine trees that cling to life on white limestone rock formations. I was interested in the large roots of this pine as well as the texture of the rocks to which it was attached. Using my smart phone camera I was able to capture both. The day was completely overcast so the dark trees contrasted nicely with the light grey-white sky. Taken in color I converted it to black and white in Lightroom 5 and used Photoshop CS5 for some final sharpening.

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Date Added
August 14, 2015
Date Taken
August 14, 2015
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