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amazing how the wood "flows" !
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: I thought so, too, Larry! Like a waterfall!
  • Ray
  • Not Germany...
  • 14 Mar 2018, 00:53
Ancient conifers seem tortured, Elizabeth.
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: Twisted and turned by the elements!
  • Martine
  • France
  • 14 Mar 2018, 02:21
Superbes formes pour cet arbre, on dirait une sculpture.
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: Thank you, Martine! You're right, it does!
  • sherri
  • Arkansas, USA
  • 14 Mar 2018, 03:40
is it petrified ?

appears to be

looks like a work of art
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: Nope! Just all twisted out of shape! A lot of our junipers take on crazy shapes... they are indeed, artistic! Thank you, Sherri!
  • Astrid
  • Netherlands
  • 14 Mar 2018, 04:34
....the most wonderful thing there is, Elizabeth. The top pictue shows 'liquid wood frozen up'..Don't you just love it how that grew like that.
Wonderful shadows on the bridge..
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: Yes! Some of these old Junipers have such beautiful shapes!
Thank you so much, Astrid!
I am a HUGE lover of wood in all its many forms, Elizabeth!
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: I am, too, Ginnie!
  • Chris
  • Not Nowhere
  • 14 Mar 2018, 06:29
This has been truly sculpted by nature hasn't it
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: Yes, sir - so amazing!
  • Alan
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 14 Mar 2018, 07:02
I'm always impressed with the crazy shapes of the juniper trees. Just love the textures and colours in this.
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: Aren't they amazing! Thank you, Alan!
  • Lisl
  • England
  • 14 Mar 2018, 07:11
It looks like a carved head of hair, Elizabeth
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: I see what you mean!
Magnifique ce tronc .. un vecu impressionnant
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: It is, isn't it! Thank you, Claudine!
  • gutteridge
  • Somewhere in deep space
  • 14 Mar 2018, 07:53
Amazing, that tree looks like a wooden sculpted waterfall.
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: It does! Thank you, Chad!
Wood is always good!
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: I sure think so!
  • Louis
  • South Africa
  • 14 Mar 2018, 10:53
A wonderful flow of wood - beautiful.
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: Thank you, Louis - it is beautiful, indeed!
  • Philine
  • Germany
  • 14 Mar 2018, 11:02
Two fascinating images!
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: Thank you, Philine!!
Very good wood, and shadows.
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: Thanks so much, Brian!
Wood and shadows. Neither can be beaten here.
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: Thank you very much, Mary!
reminds me of a well muscled forearm with the veins all popping out, Elizabeth!
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: Wow - I hadn't see that til now! Quite imaginative, Ayush!
It looks like the work of a visionary sculptor.
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: I think it is... Mother Nature! smile
  • Steven
  • Chicagoland
  • 15 Mar 2018, 21:29
Wow!! Nature has created quite a piece of art here!! You've captured it well.
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: Isn't that amazing?! Thanks, Steven!
love the natural lines of the weathered tree

love the human=made lines and natures shadows.
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: Thank you, Alan - Wood is so beautiful isn't it!

Wood provides lots of possibilities for artists and photographers.
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: Always a favorite medium!

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