Skywatch Friday: The Apple Boughs for No Man Get link Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Other Apps By SandyCarlson - October 23, 2008 M\Skywatch Friday Skywatch Friday Get link Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Other Apps Comments Juliana RW2:50 PMnice blue skyI hope you stop by at my SWF post also in HERE or HERE. ThanksReplyDeleteRepliesReplyWoody2:56 PMVery Nice Photo...Happy SWFReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous3:14 PMSandy, am I going crazy or what?! I just posted my SWF with a section about blog comments, because this morning I wasn't able to access your previous post, and just now on a lark I clicked to comment here, and it's back to a format I CAN leave a comment on!! Of course I'm happy for that, but I'm shaking my head over the explanation. Anyway, I love your tree and the bright blue sky. That's a grand old tree I would definitely bow 'namaste' to!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplySusan at Stony River3:18 PMI love it! It seems you caught the tree mid-dance.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyDewdrop3:18 PMInteresting title, Sandy. I love this shot... kind of an eerie feel, but very cool blue sky!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplybobbie3:23 PMTrees rock! I really love them! This is a beauty, and is very lovely against that deep blue sky.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyPat - Arkansas3:31 PMLovely shot, Sandy. I just *love* your header on this post; very clever!:)ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous4:51 PMI love the brilliant blue skies through the apple limbs. Great title too.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyLin Floyd4:51 PMthat tree reminds me of life and how we sometimes feel after a few hard knocks or trials but it is resilient and still going/growing and producing in spite of setbacks. Great photo.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyBarb4:57 PMYour blue sky is as crisp as the autumn apple, Sandy!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnne-Berit5:27 PMWhat a clear,blue Sky you have captured there,beautiful:o)ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyPhoto Cache5:29 PMLOL! Happy skywatching.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplythyme5:40 PMThen for whom does it bough!?Beautiful bright shot!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyCarole5:50 PMThis is beautiful. I love pictures of trees, first of all, but the clarity in this is remarkable.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyJim6:04 PMHi Sandy, this must be a Washington apple tree. They are pretty much like us Texans, we stand on our own. [Crooked or not! :-)].Anyway, it is very pretty.I don't have a Skywatch, I'm sitting out. Unless I change my mind like I did for WW, for that I came late just to have one.Happy Skywatching.Your WW picture with the reflection was beautiful...ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyEG CameraGirl6:05 PMLove the way the tree branches bend in this photo beneath the azure sky. ;-)ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyArt and Poetry7:06 PMthe sky is very blue!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplybowledover7:13 PMLovely picture, with a tree that is just crying to be climbed, just so we can see more of that bright blue sky. Thanks for sharing.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyLouise7:52 PMWhat a bright, beautiful sky! I love the angles provided by the tree.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous8:39 PMI love this skywatch. Majestic tree and the sky! Have a wonderful weekend Sandy!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous8:58 PMWhat an incredible blue. I 'bough' to you, Sandy. ;-}ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyLiquid9:41 PMNow that is simply beautiful!The tree looks as if it is reaching out to someone.Sweeeeeeeeeeet!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous9:42 PMWOW! Beautiful blue sky!!!Mine is up HERE. Hope to see you there! Happy SWF!~ReplyDeleteRepliesReplythreesidesofcrazy9:56 PMThat looks like 1 huge apple tree!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyPatricia9:57 PMNice shot! What a beautiful blue sky!Have a nice weekend...ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyUnknown10:00 PMi like the irregularities. it proves that life is not ideal.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous10:23 PMI like the caption as well as the photo. It seems somehow fraught with meaning as well as being beautiful to behold.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyUnknown10:26 PMInteresting shaped branches! Nice!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyThis Is My Blog - fishing guy10:35 PMSandy: What a neat shot through the apple tree, nicely done.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyPJ10:40 PMThis is very clever and I wish I had thought of it!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyCarletta10:49 PMLoved the title.Beautiful image.It is funny now that you brought my attention to it how the old apple trees twist and bend. :)ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyIndrani10:50 PMThe sky captured so well through the branches!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyRose10:52 PMYou can't imagine what memories this picture brings..I worked at an apple orchard for almost 20 years. I pruned them in the winter and picked in the fall, with lots of other jobs in between!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyPaul10:53 PMHey Sandy,the coloring and compostion of this shot is amazing. You need to teach me how you do it so well!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplychrome3d11:24 PMI hope your apples were good and you can enjoy them for a long time in some form or another.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyUnknown11:28 PMVery nice shot and captionReplyDeleteRepliesReplyLaura ~Peach~11:35 PMbeautiful blue sky and I love shots through trees!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyabb12:08 AMLove it when trees grow as they shouldn't. Your title is intriguing....ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyUnknown12:23 AMAren't you clever. Love your catchy title! And of course the photo. :)ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyPietro Brosio12:30 AMBeautiful tree, Sandy. Great light and good angle: very nice photograph.Happy Sky Watch!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyLew1:58 AMInteresting tree! Great title! The tree looks like an hand with long, twisted fingers reaching for the earth.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous4:13 AMvery wonderful capture and colorReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous6:20 AMVery interesting shot...Happy weekend.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyMary6:43 AMIt gives such a feeling of strength. Great title! Happy SWF. :)ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyRoses and Lilacs8:27 AMVery pretty photo, wonderful color. Bet the tree is pretty in full bloom too.MarnieReplyDeleteRepliesReplyTink *~*~*8:34 AMPretty shade of blue! :D That makes me smile on a gray day.Tink *~*~*My Mobile Adventures *~*~*ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyJane Hards Photography8:56 AMhe blue is sensational. The branch is nicley quirky reaching out to what I don't know, but I like it.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous9:12 AMLove apples trees-they seem so sturdy and strong-and they supply us with a tasty treat too.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyindicaspecies11:12 AMVery beautiful shot!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplySandi McBride12:43 PMSandy, that's a great line...and a great pic, too!SandiReplyDeleteRepliesReplyJackie3:30 PMWhat an incredible SWF. My oh my the tree is beautiful and you caught just the perfect perspective.Simply beautiful. I am a novice and this is only my third SWF.Oh dear mine does pale so in comparison.It's still up at http://shinade.blogspot.comI do so hope you will drop by...I know I am so late!!Happy SWF:-)ReplyDeleteRepliesReplystoryteller4:48 PMWhat a wonderful old tree with interesting branch structures and BEAUTIFUL blue skies! I’m relieved to know you pull over to take the photos rather than snapping them as you drive. These are amazing studies in light & dark! Thanks for sharing. My Sky Watch is at Sacred Ruminations with a bit of Haiku as usual.Hugs and blessings,ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyLloyd Irving Bradbury4:58 PMI make like a tree and LeafReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous5:56 PMthe sky's color is really nice, sandy! and you captured it.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyUnknown7:14 PMwow! deformed by nature to feed mankind! there is always beauty no matter how creations are made different from the usual. have a great weekend!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyLeslie:7:30 PMI love this shot, Sandy! The brilliance of the blue sky against the greens and browns. Just lovely.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyKahshe Cottager8:08 AMThere is something special about the bent branches on old apple trees! Your title made me chuckle!Have a great weekend!My SkyWatch is at Views From My CameraReplyDeleteRepliesReplyraf12:25 PMAh, the beauty of SWF, Sandy. Take a look skyward and really observe the beauty of what we miss in our daily coming and going. What better than the bold blue sky seen through an apple tree. Thank you!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyPERBS1:30 AMLove the composition in this photo! Think that blue sky set it off perfectly and love the play on words.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyA Colorful World6:51 PMLove this SkyWatch! Love your turn of phrase! I am sorry you've had a rough week. Thank you so much for coming by my new blog and seeing my paintings. I love visiting you on yours....it always touches me spiritually, whether it's your writing, your photos or your stories about teaching. You have a sweet spirit. God bless you too...MarieReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAdd commentLoad more... Post a Comment Thanks for being here.