In their heyday, these trees were majestic with massive branches, nowadays they are as impressive but in a different way. Still together, still beautiful and as if they are a real life fairytale
This is another image from lifelong friends of mine and lifelong companions to each other and my ancestors. I see them and thinks about how they used to look, how giant I thought they were when I was a child, how I ignored them when walking as a teenager going from A to B as quickly as I could and not taking any notice and then looking at them in amazement when I became an adult. How they would still be so magical even when they were no longer in their heydays. The light on this particular autumn morning was nothing short of amazing; the light was soft, with the rising sun to the left and the fog was luminous and bright. I never saw these trees like this and I felt vert fortunate that I was there to see it
This artworks is offered by Ellen Borggreve
Ellen Borggreve is a landscape photographer and author of Woodscapes and Praxisbuch Wälder fotografieren, among others. She was born and raised in the woods of the Veluwe where her love for trees originated. Besides forests she also likes to photograph Dutch coastal scenes.
The focus is on tranquil scenes that seem to lie outside everyday reality, without people in the picture, with subjects that are about to disappear often being the subject. The fleeting patterns in the sand, but especially old forest giants that are disappearing at breakneck speed due to climate change.
Ellen is an awarded photographer at 1x and was named one of the world's best landscape photographers by Photoblog in 2019. Her work has been published in books, Nature Photography Magazine, Focus, Landscape Photography Magazine, On Landscape and many other publications. She shares her knowledge gained during her long career as a soft sculpture artist and designer combined with over 40 years of experience in photography in the many articles she writes for Landscape Photography Magazine and also her own blog. She also enjoys teaching where she puts the individual vision of photographers first.
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