Tree Sentinel

A tree stands guard at the end of the path leading to the Mumma Cemetery on the Anietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg, Maryland.  On September 17, 1862, Antietam was the scene of the bloodiest one day battle in American history.

Technical details:
Burke & James 5x7 large format field camera.
Fujinon-W 210mm F5.6 lens in Copal B shutter.
Arista EDU Ultra 200 film shot at ISO 160.
Exposure was 1/15th second at F45.
Film developed in Ilford DD-X 1+4 dilution for 6 minutes @ 20 degrees Celsius using a Beseler 8x10 print drum placed on Unicolor Uniroller 352 auto-reversing rotary base.  
5x7" negative scanned with Epson V600 in three pieces then merged in post.