At the edge of town is part of a family farm homestead. They have an old tobacco shed with this big old Oak growing on the west end. I’ve taken a lot of pictures of this scene at various times and seasons. This time I went B&W to dramatize the mood and give the frosted limb-tips a touch of highlight.
It’s late in the winter season and what better time to take the dog out for some fetch and catch. Her intensity is remarkable as she waits for her moment to leap for the ball.
You can take the most lovely photos of *things* and that’s great. But at the end of the day almost every assignment needs to deliver a picture of “someone.” Professor Dietram Scheufele for a Grow magazine shoot.
Over on Flickr, one of my pictures hit Explore and as of this evening, passed 9,600(Update: 37,000+ Views and 270+ favs) views and about 120 favorites. New personal best!