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Posted by
Viewfinder (Bradenton, FL, United States) on 18 November 2013 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

I call this path the Way of the Pines; we were leaving the Imperial Palace grounds in Tokyo and passed this well-manicure stand of pines. It seemed to me that the Japanese love pines, and also that they keep all their trees of all types pretty well trimmed and in order. We never saw the equivalent of a spreading Southern Live Oak or a sprawling Banyan growing in population centers of Japan. Anywhere.

NIKON D80 1/160 second F/6.3 ISO 100 32 mm

Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld(Old West Wales Boy), Germany

They look very different to the pine trees here in Germany.

18 Nov 2013 11:11am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Typical of the very meticulous care they seem to put into everything! Nicely captured Glenn! ;-)

18 Nov 2013 12:27pm

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

The pine trees remind me of bonsai pines ... so very well manicured.
It seems they do not grow very tall; is this because of the salt air?

18 Nov 2013 9:29pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A lovely shot of these manicured trees.

19 Nov 2013 4:36am

1/160 second
ISO 100
32 mm