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They bend, but don't break

Posted by
Viewfinder (Bradenton, FL, United States) on 7 January 2013 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Live oak trees in the Deep South region of the USA can take some very interesting shapes. Besides being a haven for the South's signature Spanish Moss, their massive limbs can grow into all sorts of very climb-able patterns. Ask any kid in South Texas, South Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, or Florida...

Apple iPhone 4S 1/890 second F/2.4 ISO 50 5 mm

anjana from mumbai, India

Beautiful shot.

7 Jan 2013 5:13am

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

Yes, that definitely is a climbing tree!

7 Jan 2013 9:59am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

I have always wondered why they had such interesting shapes Glenn! Nicely captured! ;-)

7 Jan 2013 1:35pm

tyan from Singapore, Singapore

Such a symbol of tenacity,isn't it? love the glassball effect!

7 Jan 2013 2:01pm

Calusarus from Drome des collines, France

Very nice fish-eye shot

7 Jan 2013 7:29pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States


8 Jan 2013 4:17am

Apple iPhone 4S
1/890 second
ISO 50
5 mm