The picture needs no accompanying words as its beauty speaks a thousand.
There is a sense of an undisturbed moment in time, and a haunting stillness.
Ansel Adams is renowned for his ability to capture that one perfect moment and Oak Tree Sunset is evidence of this skill for time has stood still here to allow Adams to capture the close of day.
Fine artistry, coupled with a real empathy with nature, sets the scene in a shroud of mystery and with the contrast of darkness set against a background of light, an observer can lose themselves amongst the branches, with only nature as their companion.
Adams photography skills are impeccable and any simplistic scene soon becomes visually breath-taking with him behind the camera.