Thanks Malcolm. Yes, dawn light is worth getting out of bed for, especially at
this time of year when it's not so bloody early.
Paul via phone
> On Oct 12, 2016, at 3:13 AM, Malcolm Smith <rrve...@virginmedia.com> wrote:
> Paul Stenquist wrote:
> This Rochester Hills, Michigan tree is said to be the largest Bebb Oak in
> the United States. It measures about ten feet in diameter at its base, and
> one of its weighty limbs rests on the ground. It is estimated to be at least
> 250 years old, although that has never been determined for certain, because
> common testing means might injure it. Sometimes we’re so caught up in things,
> it’s hard to see the trees for the forest. I must have driven by this massive
> tree dozens of times since I arrived in Michigan and never noticed it. I only
> discovered it after a lady friend, who arrived here from Italy just a dozen
> years ago or so, pointed it out to me and asked if I would photograph it for
> her. I finally did so this morning, just before sunrise. It’s on a busy
> street, so my angles were limited. I cloned out a couple of street signs and
> a bit of pavement. The tree predates them by hundreds of years, so I figured
> its entitled to a clean environment.
> Wonderful light as well. Very pleasing.
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