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© Jen Whalen
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UploadedOctober 27, 2007
TakenMay 12, 2007
MakeSamsung Techwin
Model<Digimax S800 / Kenox S800>
Exposure1/90 sec at f/2.8
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length7.4 mm
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This is, by far, one of my favorite trees. It is a VERY old Japanese Maple, carefully cared for at a local arboretum.

I go to visit a few times a year, or more, and with each season it becomes even more beautiful.

25 responses

  • John Martens

    John Martens gave props (27 Oct 2007):

    This is great. It's like something out of a fantasy story

  • Susan Clemens

    Susan Clemens said (29 Oct 2007):

    Is this "that tree" at the Portland Botanical Gardens?

  • Jen Whalen

    Jen Whalen said (29 Oct 2007):

    No, this is a very old Japanese Maple in a local Baltimore arboretum...and it's "that tree" for me because it's a fave :-)

  • Michel Ostasch

    Michel Ostasch gave props (29 Oct 2007):

    beautiful light

  • Jody B

    Jody B gave props (5 Nov 2007):

    Great photo. I love the contrast.

  • Paul Lavallee

    Paul Lavallee gave props (21 Nov 2007):

    great eye! cool subject

  • Audrey Kanekoa-Madrid

    Audrey Kanekoa-Madrid (Deleted) gave props (19 Dec 2007):

    stunning image.....

  • j dixon

    j dixon gave props (22 Dec 2007):

    Really gnarly indeed! I love japanese maples. I haven't ever seen one quite so gnarly.

  • Paul Lavallee

    Paul Lavallee gave props (22 Dec 2007):

    still a favorite! +1 vote

  • Zsolt Molnar

    Zsolt Molnar gave props (19 Jan 2008):

    Trees... I love them, feel connected to them in a certain way... I feel like I want to pet this one or just watch it grow... Great composition, +fav +vote!

  • JD

    JD gave props (21 Jan 2008):

    wow, fantastic colors and pin sharp photo - love it!

  • Leslie Miller

    Leslie Miller said (22 Jan 2008):


  • shanajo

    shanajo (Deleted) said (23 Jan 2008):

    So fantastic! Wow, wow, wow!

  • Alina Tiplea

    Alina Tiplea said (8 Feb 2008):

    oau, great

  • Nick Brandreth

    Nick Brandreth gave props (8 Feb 2008):


  • Abby Inn-Keeper

    Abby Inn-Keeper gave props (13 Feb 2008):

    Wow! Awesome.

  • Jenifer Nagle

    Jenifer Nagle said (28 Feb 2008):


  • Kandi Champagne Cook

    Kandi Champagne Cook gave props (29 May 2008):

    Very storybook-esque.

  • Andrew Lorimer

    Andrew Lorimer (Deleted) gave props (20 Jun 2008):

    Magically Beautiful !!!

  • Angel Foice

    Angel Foice gave props (18 Oct 2008):

    oh my goodness. wow.

  • Ebla Maleh

    Ebla Maleh gave props (19 Feb 2009):

    this is MAGNIFICENT!!!

  • patrick john o'doherty

    patrick john o'doherty   said (9 Jul 2009):

    i can stare at this forever . . . sigh . . . . mmmmm

  • Jen Whalen

    Jen Whalen said (10 Jul 2009):

    i can and do just sit and stare at this tree fairly often :)

  • molly .

    molly . gave props (31 Jul 2010):

    so pretty! i love japanese maples.

  • Robert R. Gaines

    Robert R. Gaines gave props (9 Nov 2010):

    Outstanding. A beautiful image artfully captured..

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