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Trees and Forests

The title, and a story behind this photograph is very similar to the famous Ansel Adams photograph called “Moonrise, Hernandez”. Ansel and his friends were driving home from a day of shooting and suddenly, he saw a tiny town of Hernandez and its cemetery lit by setting Sun. He only had time to make one frame on his large-format camera, before the Sun had sunken below the horizon and the moment was lost forever. I experienced the same situation when I was making this photograph. I only had a few moments to capture this unique looking tree and next to it, the rising Moon. Just moments later, the passing clouds covered the Moon and the moment was lost forever.

Moonrise – Copyright Milan Hutera, 2007, All Rights Reserved