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May. 18

2011


Wisconsin Trees

Wisconsin is a state full of trees. From parks to arboreta, there are plenty of opportunities to witness the splendor of the seasons as trees morph throughout the year. Wisconsin photographers have beautifully captured the many faces of trees all over Wisconsin. Enjoy this gallery of the best Wisconsin tree photography from local photographers as hand-picked by our editors.

Orchard Fog by Jacqueline Mroczkowski

Orchard Fog

Foggy orchard at the Elegant Farmer in East Troy

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Photographer
Jacqueline Mroczkowski
Category
Landscapes
Place
East Troy, WI
Camera
Nikon D60
emerging leaves by Christi Davis

emerging leaves

new growth

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Photographer
Christi Davis
Category
Plants
Place
Muskego, WI
Camera
Nikon D3100
Infinity HDR by Kirstin Kastern

Infinity HDR

A row of pines in HDR

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Photographer
Kirstin Kastern
Category
HDR Imagery
Place
Rib Lake, WI
Camera
unknown

I love converging tree rows like this. Great work Kirsten! See comment

Andrew Loescher
on Infinity HDR (above)
Lone Tree by Missie Peterson

Lone Tree

A lone tree on a snowy day.

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Photographer
Missie Peterson
Category
Landscapes
Place
Augusta, WI
Camera
Canon Power Shot S2 Is
Birch by Wayne Reckard

Birch

Birch tree on the Lake Michigan shoreline.

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Photographer
Wayne Reckard
Category
Plants
Place
Baileys Harbor, WI
Camera
Nikon D300

Perfect simplicity with this shot.

Editor
on Birch (above)
Sunset Pine by Donald Frisque

Sunset Pine

This tree is only about 2 miles from my home, so I am always ready to go out for a good fiery sunset shot. This night it worked great.

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Photographer
Donald Frisque
Category
Weather
Place
Rothschild, WI
Camera
Canon Eos 40 D
Forest Kaleidoscope by Terry McNeill

Forest Kaleidoscope

A view from our campsite in the Northern Highland- American Legion State Forest.

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Photographer
Terry McNeill
Category
Abstract
Place
Sayner, WI
Camera
Nikon D70
All By Myself by Scott Denny

All By Myself

Every once in awhile as I am hiking in the woods strange things seem to catch my eye. This little tiny pine cone, hanging on a branch all by its lonesome called out my name. This was taken on the shores of the Peshtigo River in Daves Falls Park.

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Photographer
Scott Denny
Category
Plants
Place
Dunbar, WI
Camera
Canon Eos 30 D

I love this shot Scott. The DOF is great and the comp is outstanding. See comment

Jeff Weymier
on All By Myself (above)
Autumn Birch Stand in B&W by Mark Baldwin

Autumn Birch Stand in B&W

Late afternoon light on a stand of birch trees in Peninsula State Park.

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Photographer
Mark Baldwin
Category
Landscapes
Place
Fish Creek, WI
Camera
Nikon D300
Reaching for the Sky by Donald Frisque

Reaching for the Sky

I had my camera on a tripod, set up in the middle of the group, looking straight up to shoot the center of the birch tree clump. It was a tough set up, but worth it.

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Photographer
Donald Frisque
Category
Plants
Place
Wausau, WI
Camera
Nikon Super Coolscan 5000 Ed
Foggy Field Tree by Mark Tibbits

Foggy Field Tree

A lone tree stands in a foggy field

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Photographer
Mark Tibbits
Category
Weather
Place
Newburg, WI
Camera
Canon Power Shot Sx200 Is
Countryside Fog by Jane Hirst

Countryside Fog

A field close to home in the morning fog.

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Photographer
Jane Hirst
Category
Weather
Place
Cedarburg, WI
Camera
Nikon D80
Star Trails at the Campfire by Anthony Ilk

Star Trails at the Campfire

Classic campfire night on Forest Lake

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Photographer
Anthony Ilk
Category
Landscapes
Place
Campbellsport, WI
Camera
unknown

Showcased Photographer

March Thaw by Vicki France

Vicki FranceVicki France

  • 813 photos
  • 10197 votes
  • 237 followers

Vicki is a self-taught photographer with an eye for unique tree photography. She's submitted more than 300 photos - many of which are shots of wooded areas. A quick look at her profile will reveal she's taught herself quite well! From stunning landscapes to nature shots, Vicki can do it all.

She's also a very active Capture Wisconsin photographer. She's voted more than 5,000 times and commented more than 500 times. Give her profile a visit and follow her work if you'd like. We're sure you love what you find.

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Forest Floor by Amy Evenson

Forest Floor

Autumn at Rib Mountain

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Photographer
Amy Evenson
Category
Landscapes
Place
Rib Mountain, WI
Camera
Nikon D3
Trees by Ross Zentner

Trees

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Photographer
Ross Zentner
Category
Cityscapes
Place
Beloit, WI
Camera
E5900
Big Tree Little Tree by Richard Bock

Big Tree Little Tree

Actually they are both big tree. Shot at that time after the sun has gone down but there is still a lot of light left in the sky. A foggy winter evening.

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Photographer
Richard Bock
Category
Landscapes
Place
Readstown, WI
Camera
Nikon D300
The Four Wisemen II by Emily Hild

The Four Wisemen II

Forest near McDill Pond. Note to editors: High Res photo can be supplied if needed.

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Photographer
Emily Hild
Category
Landscapes
Place
Stevens Point, WI
Camera
unknown
Flowering Trees by Karin Frisque

Flowering Trees

Three beautiful ornamental trees are flowering in the parking area of Fox Fire Gardens in early May.

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Photographer
Karin Frisque
Category
Plants
Place
Marshfield, WI
Camera
unknown
Favorite Tree by Robert Stebler

Favorite Tree

Another shot of my tree. Very cloudy morning but the sun just managed to break through the clouds. You can also see the silhouettes of a couple kids playing in the tree along with an ice shanty in the distance. Nikon D5000 Lens: AF-S Nikkor 18-55mm Hand held three burst shot with AEB HDR created in Photomatrix Post Processing done in Photoshop CS4 .

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Photographer
Robert Stebler
Category
Landscapes
Place
Milwaukee, WI
Camera
Nikon D5000
Baby Bugs by Greg VandeLeest

Baby Bugs

Plant bug nymphs on birch leaf

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Photographer
Greg VandeLeest
Category
Insects
Place
Kohler, WI
Camera
Canon Eos Digital Rebel X Si

Oooo that is kind of creepy. See comment

Robert Stebler
on Baby Bugs (above)
Road to the Orchards by Joseph Chamberlain

Road to the Orchards

Road near Gays Mills apple orchards

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Photographer
Joseph Chamberlain
Category
Landscapes
Place
Gays Mills, WI
Camera
Fine Pix F70 Exr
Pine with cones by Jeff Rohloff

Pine with cones

This soft little pine produces many small cones outside our cottage in northern wisconsin

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Photographer
Jeff Rohloff
Category
Plants
Place
Lake Tomahawk, WI
Camera
Nikon D300
Birch path by Gregory Blackley

Birch path

A foggy morning walk down a quite birch path

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Photographer
Gregory Blackley
Category
Landscapes
Place
Grafton, WI
Camera
Canon Eos 30 D
Out Amongst The Pines by CJ Schmit

Out Amongst The Pines

This was taken in the Chequamegon National Forest in northern WI

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Photographer
CJ Schmit
Category
Landscapes
Place
Lac du Flambeau, WI
Camera
Canon Eos 5 D Mark Ii

The way the trees start to blend together in the background is fantastic. Great shot!

Editor
on Out Amongst The Pines (above)
Birch Tree by Pam Steeves

Birch Tree

Standing tall

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Photographer
Pam Steeves
Category
Plants
Place
Racine, WI
Camera
Coolpix P90
Frosted leaves by John Hartman

Frosted leaves

Light frosted leaves in the morning sun.

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Photographer
John Hartman
Category
Plants
Place
Madison, WI
Camera
Hp Photosmart Plus B209a Twain
Shoreline Birch by Mark Baldwin

Shoreline Birch

Birch trunks and flowering shrubs on the rugged shoreline of Cave Point County Park.

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Photographer
Mark Baldwin
Category
Landscapes
Place
Sevastopol, WI
Camera
Nikon D300
Snow on Pine Branch by Diane Balsley

Snow on Pine Branch

Small snowflakes settle in the pine needles

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Photographer
Diane Balsley
Category
Abstract
Place
Milwaukee, WI
Camera
Nikon D5000
Am I a Bircher? by Richard Bock

Am I a Bircher?

Kickapoo Reserve deep in the forest.

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Photographer
Richard Bock
Category
Landscapes
Place
La Farge, WI
Camera
Nikon D700
Snow Covered Forest by Nicholas Kaat

Snow Covered Forest

Shot with a 4x5 large format camera on Kodak Tmax 100 film and scanned with an Epson V750.

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Photographer
Nicholas Kaat
Category
Landscapes
Place
Plymouth, WI
Camera
Perfection V700
Hillside view of oaks and white pine by Jeff Martin

Hillside view of oaks and white pine

View of East Bluff in Wisconsin's Devils Lake State Park

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Photographer
Jeff Martin
Category
Landscapes
Place
Baraboo, WI
Camera
Nikon D300
Icy Branches by Karmen Swenson

Icy Branches

I love being present when such wonderful things happen.

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Photographer
Karmen Swenson
Category
Weather
Place
Boscobel, WI
Camera
Canon Eos Rebel T2i
Peninsula Birches by Mark Baldwin

Peninsula Birches

Birches in autumn color line a scenic drive in Peninsula State Park.

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Photographer
Mark Baldwin
Category
Landscapes
Place
Fish Creek, WI
Camera
Nikon D300
Pecker Wood by Marc Ponto

Pecker Wood

Zipper Bark

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Photographer
Marc Ponto
Category
Wildlife
Place
Rhinelander, WI
Camera
Fine Pix S9100
Untitled by Alex DeMets

Untitled

Sunburst, birch, rocks and moss created a unique composition.

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Photographer
Alex DeMets
Category
Landscapes
Place
Donald, WI
Camera
Fine Pix Hs10 Hs11
Through the trees by Tammy Marlock

Through the trees

Webster, WI

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Photographer
Tammy Marlock
Category
Landscapes
Place
Webster, WI
Camera
Nikon D90
Sunrise Tree by Jane Hirst

Sunrise Tree

Sunrise Tree

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Photographer
Jane Hirst
Category
Landscapes
Place
Port Washington, WI
Camera
Nikon D50
North Point Tree by Bob Israel

North Point Tree

North Point Tree

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Photographer
Bob Israel
Category
Landscapes
Place
Milwaukee, WI
Camera
Canon Eos 20 D
Fog Tree by Nancy Schram

Fog Tree

Fog Tree

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Photographer
Nancy Schram
Category
Landscapes
Place
Hartland, WI
Camera
C8080 Wz
They Might Be Giants by Jonathan Robson

They Might Be Giants

Wished we had more Silver Birch around here, with or without leaves on them their white bark adds so much charater and contrast to woodland

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Photographer
Jonathan Robson
Category
Plants
Place
Sister Bay, WI
Camera
Canon Eos 5 D Mark Ii
Bird in the autumn sun by Peg Vorwerk

Bird in the autumn sun

Evening sets in late October sky wetlands,norther ozaukee co.

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Photographer
Peg Vorwerk
Category
Wildlife
Place
Fredonia, WI
Camera
Dsc H2
Winter Light by Scott Hull

Winter Light

The Pine Forest at Lake Kegonsa State Park, December 2010

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Photographer
Scott Hull
Category
Landscapes
Place
Stoughton, WI
Camera
Dslr A300
flowers n forest by Tom Voss

flowers n forest

Retzer Nature Center

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Photographer
Tom Voss
Category
Landscapes
Place
Waukesha, WI
Camera
Canon Eos 40 D
Ground Lightning by Terry McNeill

Ground Lightning

November branches reach into the sky like lightning.

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Photographer
Terry McNeill
Category
Abstract
Place
Hollandale, WI
Camera
Nikon D80
Cherry Orchard by Paul Schwengel

Cherry Orchard

Waiting to bear

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Photographer
Paul Schwengel
Category
Plants
Place
Sister Bay, WI
Camera
Coolpix P7000
Autumn Gold by Donald Frisque

Autumn Gold

These colorful hardwoods in Kronenwetter, near my home, are always a spectacular sight in the fall.

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Photographer
Donald Frisque
Category
Landscapes
Place
Mosinee, WI
Camera
unknown
Hanging On by Philip Schwarz

Hanging On

This shot of a lone pine tree was taken along the shores of the Amnicon River during the spring melt.

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Photographer
Philip Schwarz
Category
Landscapes
Place
Superior, WI
Camera
Nikon D70
Bark by Nancy Schram

Bark

Bark

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Photographer
Nancy Schram
Category
HDR Imagery
Place
Nash Park, WI
Camera
C8080 Wz
Autumn Sunrise - Lake Michigan by Anton Wirtz

Autumn Sunrise - Lake Michigan

Surise over the early morning waters of Lake Michigan

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Photographer
Anton Wirtz
Category
Landscapes
Place
Milwaukee, WI
Camera
unknown

I have seen the dark sunset, but never with this color of background. Stunningly beautiful! See comment

Deb Rosen
on Autumn Sunrise - Lake Michigan (above)
Foggy Dawn by Jonathan Robson

Foggy Dawn

Cave Point on a foggy morning

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Photographer
Jonathan Robson
Category
Landscapes
Place
Whitefish Bay, WI
Camera
Canon Eos 5 D Mark Ii
Goldenrod and Birch by Manuel Diaz

Goldenrod and Birch

Goldenrod blooms amongst birch near Cave Point County Park.

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Photographer
Manuel Diaz
Category
Flowers
Place
Sturgeon Bay, WI
Camera
Canon Eos 5 D Mark Ii
forest trail by Mike M

forest trail

an Ozaukee Co. snowmobile trail winds though a forest

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Photographer
Mike M
Category
Recreation
Place
Belgium, WI
Camera
unknown
Aspens by Nick Bristol

Aspens

I made this picture of these aspens in northern WI. I liked the contast between the trunks of the trees and the green leaves. I also liked keeping the darker shadows in the background as added contrast and depth.

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Photographer
Nick Bristol
Category
Landscapes
Place
Lake Tomahawk, WI
Camera
unknown
Skeleton Tree by Ryan Tastad

Skeleton Tree

I find it very appropriate for this tree to be located near the town of Gotham, Wisconsin. Another favorite site for me.

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Photographer
Ryan Tastad
Category
Landscapes
Place
Gotham, WI
Camera
Canon Eos 40 D
Spring blossoms by Darlene Jansen

Spring blossoms

Magnolia tree in bloom

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Photographer
Darlene Jansen
Category
Flowers
Place
Fort Atkinson, WI
Camera
Nikon D200

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