Strangled Palm

I took this picture because I was fascinated by the vines twisting and climbing their way up the palm tree. I knew it would look good in black and white. The lines are awesome, too. Twisty and curvy up the trunk and linear on the branches.

A palm tree on Maui has vines creeping up its trunk Not So SAHM
Strangled Palm – ProjectEdit365 – 20 July

The original wasn’t very impressive (other than the light, which I like). I decided to crop in to a small part to show detail, texture, and lines. I took the saturation to zero and then played around the with clarity, contrast, highlights, shadows, whites, and darks to get the look I was going for. Here is the original:


~~~   ~~~   ~~~   ~~~   ~~~   ~~~   ~~~   ~~~   ~~~   ~~~   ~~~   ~~~   ~~~   ~~~   ~~~

Published by NotSoSAHM

I'm a photographer and homeschooler Dream = travel blogger. We move around every couple of years. That's fine, I love seeing different parts of our great country and the world. Great things: Jesus, traveling, photography, eating, sewing, scrapbooking, reading, shopping...not necessarily in that order.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: