Lonesome Tree

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Superstitions were attached to these trees, in particular the 'lone' trees that provided a bridge between the spirit and mortal worlds. Great harm could befall anyone who meddled with them. Even today in parts of the Celtic world, most notably in Ireland, Scotland and England, trees are regarded with a mixture of awe and superstition. And there are people today who will refused to cut down or tamper with a lone tree for fear of angering 'the fairies'.

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Comments (8)

Josh Cotter on July 30, 2012

I thought it was a bird first ;)

zanot10 - NO VIEWS on August 21, 2012

Very good view! LIKE!

Greetings Z.

Dušan Railfan on August 30, 2012

YSL!

Patrick Arnold on August 31, 2012

Excellent colors and sharpness! A beautiful piece of landscape photography. LIKE

Many thanks for your visit :)

Best regards, Patrick

s. menge on September 1, 2012

Wunderschöne Aufnahme,perfekter Titel Gefällt Gruß Silke

Heidiho on March 13, 2013

Great composition !

Kyriakos 11 on November 12, 2013

YSL .................!!!!

zhsv on October 30, 2015

| | | an amazingly beautiful image,
• • • all the best from Minsk. zhsv

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on July 20, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Jack Clarke
    • Camera: FUJIFILM X10
    • Taken on 2012/07/20 14:13:17
    • Focal Length: 18.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/10.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO400
    • Exposure Bias: -0.33 EV

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