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Great Old Trees!
09-JUN-2008 Sandi Whitteker

Great Old Trees!

Big Pine, California

Ya gotta love the twists and turns of these old bristlecone pines. This one has a bit
of green on it, so is still a living tree, and is probably well over 4000 years old.

Honorable Mention, 150th Show and Tell Contest, "Details, but not Macro"


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Ken Chambers ARPS17-Jan-2009 20:06
Sandi, an amazing tree, I have never seen any thing like it, thanks for the lovely photograph. ... v
George Moy28-Nov-2008 05:53
Incredible shot! Nice form and textures. V
Steve Ainsworth10-Sep-2008 16:25
Dramatic perspective and fantastic forms and textures.
Giancarlo Guzzardi17-Aug-2008 08:56
all the nature fashion
edwina beaumont14-Aug-2008 15:58
they are just amazing and so photogenic
Barbara Read and Fred Schaad14-Aug-2008 14:25
This is a tough old tree too. Can you imagine the heat and drought conditions that this tree has survived? They are by far the most impressive trees on the planet, for their ability to survive harsh conditions.
Neus de Saavedra14-Aug-2008 11:00
A beautiful grandpa. Well done, it's not an easy subject.
Gérard Koehl14-Aug-2008 04:49
Magnifique... Les détails sont superbes. V
Carol Breton14-Aug-2008 03:41
This is exceptional, Sandi! Beautiful tree, beautiful composition, great light, patterns and textures.
VOTE
globalgadabout14-Aug-2008 03:05
colours, textures and forms are absolutely deluxe...this bristles with history and pulsates with life...knockout image Sandi...V
Marcia Colelli14-Aug-2008 02:10
nice perspective and textures
Guest 14-Aug-2008 01:58
Excellent V
john savage14-Aug-2008 00:58
Terrific shot. V
vatorman13-Aug-2008 23:59
After 4000 year, I hope I have a few turns left too…excellent study of the pine’s.
Jess. ( Lady.D.)13-Aug-2008 23:41
Wonderful light and textures, well captured...
Greg Bergquist13-Aug-2008 22:59
I love it! The texture and perspective is very captivating. V
Cindi Smith13-Aug-2008 22:01
Gnarly and very cool! Love all the detail! Very cool image!!!!!
MarcWildPassion13-Aug-2008 20:46
Superbe tree again. Like the complexity.
Brinn MacDougall13-Aug-2008 20:34
Amazing detail you captured in this great old tree..love it!
Jean D13-Aug-2008 20:27
Gorgeous old timer of a tree, Sandi! ~V~
Jeff B.13-Aug-2008 20:06
Fascinating! Amazing perspective - well captured. V
Tomasz Dziubinski - Photography13-Aug-2008 20:06
Good shote and great find, vote.
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