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october

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Pine clean up
« on: October 05, 2013, 07:39 PM »
Hi All,
Did some work on one of my white pines today. Thought I would share some pics. I'll post different views continued into the next post.

Rob

Pics 1 and 2 are the before front and top views.
Pics 3 and 4 are the front and top after needle removal, some branch removal and fine wiring.

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october

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Re: Pine clean up
« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2013, 07:40 PM »
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Re: Pine clean up
« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2013, 11:52 PM »
Nice presentation Rob. Seeing the rapid needle change on White Pines (yours is a Miyajima graft , I believe), makes me realize that even with the beautiful October we have had, Fall is upon us. I have been removing needles from white pines for the past few weeks. Nice work.
 

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Re: Pine clean up
« Reply #3 on: October 06, 2013, 09:00 AM »
Thanks John. Yes, Fall is definitely upon us. I think the temps in the 70's-80's last week created a false sense of the seasons.  ;D

Rob
 

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Re: Pine clean up
« Reply #4 on: October 06, 2013, 10:42 AM »
Makes me want to get out and get mine done!  Very nice photos of your lovely tree. How did you do the lighting? I can't seem to find a good composition yet.
 

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Re: Pine clean up
« Reply #5 on: October 06, 2013, 12:29 PM »
Makes me want to get out and get mine done!  Very nice photos of your lovely tree. How did you do the lighting? I can't seem to find a good composition yet.

Thanks Judy.. Good question. Actually, I do editing before I post pics. These pics were taken in a room with 3 large windows. There is natural light but no sun when I take the pics. Also, there is just a regular overhead ceiling light. Basically, nothing special. However, I usually clean up my photos. For example, cropping, lighting, detail etc. However,  I always try to maintain the original integrity of the tree.

It can be tough to get a good pic. I usually take many pics and then pick the best ones. Also, sometimes, you have to make your own lighting.  ;D

Here is an example. The first pic is with no work done except for sizing. The second is after cropping, lighting and detail etc.

Rob