The Old Rugged Oak

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Jan de Boer on December 10, 2008

What a biggie. Nice shot. Here's another one.

Cristmas Wishes also, Jan

Paula K on December 10, 2008

Beautiful shot!


Karen James on December 11, 2008

Hi Jan thank you very much for your kind words and for your visit, thank you again.

Hi Nicholas thank you for your kind words,about my photo and your visit, I was very drawn to this tree when I saw it and had to take this shot , it reminds me of a grand-pa)

HI Paula thank you again for your nice comments and your revisit its nice that you keep coming back. thank you;)

Christmas Wishes to you All, Karen.

Mirek Druchowicz on December 11, 2008

Wow! Beautifull. Did you meet trolls here? ;)

Keno Kawabata on December 11, 2008

This is a magnificient oak tree! I wonder how old it is. Greetings from Japan. Keno

Karen James on December 11, 2008

Hi Mirek thank you for your kind compliment, well I was hoping to see some trolls here but they mustve been hiding;)

Hi Keno thank you again for your revisit and your kind comments, this tree was huge it really drew me in;)

Christmas Greetings to you both, Karen.

Johann Hartl on December 11, 2008

This oak is enormous.


Karen James on December 12, 2008

Hi Hans thank you again for your nice words for my tree photo, yes this tree was many more times bigger than I could get on camera. , But I'M glad you like it;)

Christmas Wishes, Karen. on December 12, 2008

Impressive, must be a very old one! Mabe Robin Hood passed the tree when he was riding through the forests.

Greetings Stefan

Karen James on December 12, 2008

Hi Stefan thank you for your nice comments on my tree photo, yes maybe he did or he was hiding with his merry men when I shot this photo;) Christmas Wishes, Karen.

ian.r on December 14, 2008

What a magnificent old pollard, a true ancient tree! Are there any others or is he the sole survivor?

Best regards, Ian

Karen James on December 15, 2008

Hi Ian thank you for your visit and your kind coments, well this tree was one of the biggest, tallest, but one thing really stood out to me yes hes ancient not like the others but its like hes got a face from the side view, look close and you'll see.

Warm wishes, Karen.

thor☼odin™ on December 21, 2008

What a magificent tree Karen incredible growth!..and a glorious taking Y*.... My best wishes for You and Yours, Greetings of the festive season, Peter

© mARTin on December 21, 2008

I belive, he can tell us a lot of stories. Great picture.

Greetings, Martin

Karen James on December 22, 2008

Hi Peter thank you for your visit and your very kind words for this very old tree, thank you for giving me YS .

Hi Martin thank you for your visit and your heartfelt words for my photo, yes I suppose he could tell a few stories, I'm glad I took this shot now;)

Seasons Greetings to you both, Karen.

thor☼odin™ on December 22, 2008

Hello Karen come to think of it I have a friend for you mighty tree so he will not be alone over Christmas. This is the oldest tree in Denmark.

Greetings of the festive season, Peter

bobpercy on January 4, 2009

Voted for a tree with character, Bob

Karen James on January 4, 2009

HI BoB thank you for your revisit and for your nice comment, I think he looks like an old man if you look very close, thank you for VOTING for my photo;)

Warm Wishes for a good 2009, Karen.

anico61 on January 11, 2009

Hi Karen James!

Your Galeri Beautiful! My Favorite! Voted!

Greetings from Hungary Anico

My Contest Pictures

Karen James on January 11, 2009

HI Anico thank you again for your kind words, I'm glad you like this tree photo, and thank you so much for your VOTE it makes me happy that you like my gallery;)

Warm Wishes, Karen.

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on December 9, 2008
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Karen James
    • Camera: FUJIFILM FinePix A805
    • Taken on 2008/11/12 14:00:50
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/450)
    • Focal Length: 8.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/2.800
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • Flash fired