Live Oak Silhouette
Previous
Live Oak Silhouette

A lone California Live Oak silhouette with double starburst, black and white. I walked through lots of stickers to get in the right spot to get the sun starburst directly behind the oak’s tree trunk. I’ve never captured a double starburst like this before, but I really like what it adds to the silhouette, especially as a B&W photo (shooting at a small aperture like f/16 or f/22 is the best way to achieve this result). This particular live oaks was perfect for a silhouette photo with its distinct shape and balanced set of branches. I had originally envisioned a double silhouette with the oak that was next to this tree, but decided it was a bolder photo with the other live oak cropped out. This photo was taken in Concord, CA next to the California State University East Bay Concord Campus (CSUEB Concord Campus) which is a beautiful campus up on some hills.

For a different kind of oak silhouette, check out my previously posted Golden California Live Oaks Silhouette photo.

You can buy this photo here, with many options including standard prints, canvas gallery wraps, gift cards, mugs, T-shirts and much more.

Permalink

Posted Jan 23, 2014 5:07 pm





Related Black and White Photos

A World Away - Glimpse of a Child's Life in Rural India Bodie Ghost Town Te Hoho Rock Dusty Chianti Wine Bottles - Greve in Chianti, Tuscany, Italy Manila Street Life Hydro Sculptured Canyon, with Aaron - B&W HDR Pico Station Boma Man Smoking Village Buddies Early Morning Chai - Darjeeling, India

See all Black and White Photos (33)

Related California Photos

Teddybear Cholla Cactus at Sunrise - Cholla Cactus Garden, Joshua Tree Southern Channel Islands on the Horizon Brushstrokes of Water: Waves at Sunset Cliffs, Point Loma Danger High Voltage Abandoned - Sweetwater River Historic Bridge View from the Edge of the Cliffs - Montana De Oro State Park, CA Frozen Wave at Sunset Casa de Balboa - Balboa Park Burst of Fire Peaceful Glide

See all California Photos (105)

Related Clean and Simple Photos

Mighty Hawk Fire Under the Pier - Santa Monica Pier, CA Storm in Milford Sound - New Zealand Andy Rock Climbing at Pirate's Cove Sardine Can Collection Elegant Egret Silhouette at Sunset - Little Corona, Corona del Mar State Beach, CA Yellow Fall Leaves with Orange Canyon Backdrop Waves of Green - Pismo Dunes, Oceano Dunes - Pismo Beach, CA Bursting Sunrise in the Aosta Valley - Italy Behind Bixby Bridge - Highway 1, Big Sur, CA

See all Clean and Simple Photos (25)

Related Landscape Photos

Ball of Fire Kangchendzonga McWay Falls, Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park - Big Sur, CA Hiking the Quiraing: Isle of Skye, Scotland Flowing Color on Marble - Beneath the Taj Mahal Lake Sentani Hills Balboa Park Sunset Franz Josef Glacial Valley Reaching for the Sky Cherry Blossoms on Blue

See all Landscape Photos (179)

Related Nature Photos

Double Rainbows on the Edge of Horseshoe Falls at Niagara Falls Rice Planting Painted Sky above Catalina Island, CA Katoomba Falls - Blue Mountains - near Sydney, Australia Future Feast Glimpse into Glory Banana Leaf Creek above Twin Lakes Illuminated Lupin Flower Live Oaks Draped in Spanish Moss - Wekiwa Springs

See all Nature Photos (85)