This oak tree is estimated to be over 350 years old. It spans nearly 150 ft across and stands over 80 ft tall.
D850, Tokina 17-35 @ 17mm, 720 Nano IR filter, ISO 200, 6 sec, f/8
Killed all the color in Nik’s SEP2, gave it a darks mask to lift the shadows and a lights mask to tone down some of the brightest brights.
OMG this is massive! I could tell even in the thumbnail on my phone because of the railing you included in the composition, which gives a great sense of scale.
What a beautiful web of branches you’ve positioned in your frame.
This is an amazingly dramatic (and large) tree, where your IR filter give great heft to the massive, convoluted trunk while the glowing sky and leaves make a fine contrast.