David’s Insight on “Reaching”
Lake Wanaka enchants with the famed willow tree standing submerged in water, but the perimeter of the lake holds spoils as well. This tree reaches out over the shallow lake from the shore, its branches anchored there as if holding it upright. The bare winter limbs are bold against the cloudy sky. This image is part of the “Wanaka Series”, celebrating the eerie winter mood.