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Christmas tree by MarvinDiehl Christmas tree by MarvinDiehl
A winter scenerey with a natural Christmas tree. =)


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Please leave a comment with a smiley here if you like my work and check out my facebook page :facebook: [link] if you want to support me!

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Can you imagine that there is a group on DA which says that this was a religious symbol and that they don't accept religion related photos? ^^

I can imagine that they wanted to be very "tolerant" or very "political correct", but this behaviour is pretty much the opposite of tolerance...


This shows that people are afraid of the "differences"...and this fear leads to intolerance and often to even worse things...

I have never heard that somebody had a problem with a tree or with a Christmas tree. This is basically a landscape photo!

Btw: If you think that the Christians invented it, then you are wrong because the ritual of taking a plant or a tree to celebrate something has its roots in alot of different cultures from all over the earth.

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UPDATE: Wow a DD! Thank you very much, especially Patrick [link] for suggesting it! I never thought that this photo could make a DD...thanks!

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Given 2011-08-27
Suggester said; "This is such a creative use of the sun, I've never seen such a shot ever before."

It might not be the right time of the year, but this photograph just needs to be seen!

Christmas tree by *MarvinD-Photography ( Suggested by PatrickRuegheimer and Featured by Anoya )
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OpinionsProfile Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2014
It's more of a cultural symbol nowadays.
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MarvinDiehl Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2014   Photographer
I hope it's becoming a symbol of hope...for all cultures and maybe some other's symbols will be part of our culture. =)
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Shirley-Agnew-Art Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2013
This is beautiful Marvin! :hug:

I hope you had a very Merry Christmas, best wishes for 2014!

Christmas Carol Two Christmas Dance Snowman la Snowy :xmas: Deerling (Winter) Merry Christmas Sign Christmas- Deerling 
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MarvinDiehl Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2014   Photographer
Thank you very much- the same for you! =)
Sorry for the late reply, I didn't recognize your nice comment. I hope you had a good start.
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Shirley-Agnew-Art Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2014
That's alright Marvin and thank you! :-)
I did, I hope you did too!
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Marmotica Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Beautiful!You're my Favorite by kmygraphic
Santa-HoHoHo by kmygraphickiss you!
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MarvinDiehl Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2014   Photographer
Sorry for the late reply, like stated above I've apparantly missed your comment. I hope you had a wonderful Christmas. =)
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Solum-Ipsum Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
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MarvinDiehl Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2014   Photographer
;)
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Chaosfive-55 Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome!!! 
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