Amazing Tree

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  1. Aoide

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    I saw this amazing Live Oak while I was at Glenwood Cemetery here in Houston. I wish I could give you the stats on the tree like age and size, but I haven't found that yet online. I wish I had a wide angle lens and as soon as I acquire one I'm going back. I'm not sure photographs will ever really capture the majesty of this tree. I admit that I got a little misty eyed walking up to this tree and touching its trunk. All the years it has seen. I hope this tree long outlives me.

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    wow, thats a big tree
     
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    . . . among all those who apparently have not. Should give us much hope for life.

    Very nice, as always. :)
     
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    Nice capture.
    Tons of character in that tree!
     
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    "I saw this amazing Live Oak"

    Yep it is an amazing tree.... i love big ol trees and you've captured this one nicely. The third one is my fav compo, but i like the visability of all the branches in 1. nice series :thumbup:
     
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    wow, that tree is amazing, nice captures. i have that same kind of tree in my front yard... "Southern Live Oak" but it's only 10 - 12 feet tall! i doubt it will ever get like that tree!!!
     
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    Just noticed your posts, congrats on the 1'000 BTW!:wav:
     
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    Awww.. thanks! You're the first to notice so you are my new favorite person! :)
     
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    That is one heck of a tree.

    Eric
     
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    Wow!
    Beautiful tree!
    And amazing, indeed!
    We sure missed out on the good places way back when we were in Houston (which is 11 and 8 years ago, respectively)... ah well, but how could we know? Next time... ;)

    I am with Archangel in loving the composition of the third photo best but being happy about getting to see symmetry of the branches going out to all directions in the first, too.
     
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    Inspiring and majestic tree..thank goodness it was in Florida, so many of those huge monsters didn't make it.
    Nice photo.

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    Thanks for the comments everyone! I'm glad the pictures came out ok, even though I couldn't really capture the whole thing the way that I was seeing it.
     

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