Weekly Photo Challenge: (Another) Layer


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How could I pass up the chance to do another post on one my favorite subjects when taking photos

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I know I might look strange when others with cameras are taking pictures of the scenery, I’m walking right up to a trunk of a tree with camera in hand

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There is something beautiful and majestic about a mature tree, with all of its tucks and folds, huge limbs reaching in all directions upward to welcome the sun.

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It can be said the same for mature people, for when you look into their faces with all their lines of life. Of their character, their joy and sadness, love and loneliness, a lifetime of memories and the uncertainty about the future.
And like a tree it is something that should be admired for the beauty it holds

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What Knot


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For all the wonderful things trees do for us, we should show our appreciation. So the next time you pass a tree pucker up and give it a kiss

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Knots for those who may not know it, is the tree’s reaction to wounds either when branches break off or are cut or when there are other wounds to the bark. With each years’ growth to the trunk new bark forms and over the course of years the bark will grow over the wounds. As shown in photo above

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branch healing

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I don’t know why? But I fascinated with tree barks and knots, so bear with me I’m sure it will pass.

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