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Spectacular Wildlife Winning Photos From The British Photography Awards

Winner: Thirst by Tom Way
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The British Photography Awards (BPA) 2023 showcases exceptional wildlife photography from the UK and beyond, highlighting the beauty of nature and promoting conservation. These awards celebrate photographers’ talent and encourage actions to protect wildlife for future generations. Continue reading »

The Photographer Discovers the Most Stunningly Gorgeous Tree in Japan

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While fruit trees are known for their delicious bounty, the tree itself usually isn’t considered appetizing. Continue reading »

Vintage Postcards of Giant Trees in the Early 20th Century

“Giant,” Santa Cruz Big Trees
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Ever since the beginning of time, trees have provided us with two necessities for survival: food and oxygen. They supplied us with more needs as we developed, like tools, medicine, and shelter. Continue reading »

Finally, The 2024 “Goats In Trees” Calendar Is Here

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These goats may seem silly, but they are actually quite smart. They climb to the treetops where there is more vegetation in dry regions like Morocco. Their fun behavior is perfect for photography… and calendars! And that’s what someone did – they made a 2024 Goats In Trees Calendar. Continue reading »

The Remarkable Camouflage Trees of World War I

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The annals of history are replete with tales of ingenuity born out of necessity, and the First World War stands as a testament to this fact. In the grim and tangled web of trench warfare on the Western Front, innovation often emerged from the dire circumstances of battle. One such marvel of innovation was the concept of camouflage, which took on myriad forms to gain a strategic edge in the face of a relentless adversary. Continue reading »

Chinese Artist Hides Optical Illusions in Plain Sight

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A 33-year-old artist from Chenzou, China, has been getting a lot of attention for turning trees, utility poles, and road signs into optical illusions that blend into their backgrounds. Continue reading »

Spectacualr Photographs of The Woodland Trust’s Tree of The Year 2022 Nominees

Five gargantuan oaks, one of which is said to have provided the inspiration for the fantasy land of Narnia, and a spectacular ‘portal rowan’ are among the unique specimens in the running to be crowned the Woodland Trust’s tree of the year for 2022.

Waverley Abbey yew, Farnham, Surrey
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A truly spectacular yew, with roots that grow into and around the ruins of Waverley Abbey – the first monastery founded in Britain 900 years ago by the reforming Cistercian religious order. After the dissolution of the monasteries in 1536, the abbey was dismantled. It is a beautiful tree with roots that sprawl out above ground before plunging into the earth. Its multi-stemmed form is dotted with holes, crevices and areas of decay that provide a habitat for other species. Age: The exact age is unknown but it can not be more than 480 years old. Photograph: Woodland Trust Continue reading »

We Are Just Grains of Sand on This Earth: Tomás Sánchez Draws Giant Forests and Massive Landcapes

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Tomás Sánchez was born in 1948 in Aguada de Pasajeros, Cuba. He began his studies as a painter in 1964 at the San Alejandro School of Plastic Arts in Havana and later at the Escuela Nacional de Arte. Continue reading »

This Woman Makes Unique Snow Sculptures on Park Trees

Unfortunately, we don’t know who this woman is, we don’t have any information. But here’s what her neighbor writes: “These are the images-barelefs made of snow in Perovsky Park (located in Moscow, Russia) by my neighbor. It is a pity I could not photograph all of them as they either melt in the thaw or the boys knock them down with sticks. I think by the end of winter there will be more and I will add them to the publication. Neighbors, if you pass by, see them, smile!” Continue reading »

Trees Of Hokkaido: Japanese Photographer Captures Trees In His Hometown, And Here Are 25 Of The Best Ones

According to Roy Iwasaki: “I’m Roy Iwasaki.

I love to photograph trees, especially ones in my hometown of Hokkaido (Japan). When I see a single tree standing in the middle of a vast snowfield in winter, it is like looking at a work of art created by nature. Continue reading »

Photographer Captured Amazing Photos of Christmas Tree Decorated with Goats in Morocco


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As Jan Lipton was travelling from Essaouira to Marrakech, he came upon a Christmas vision, but with no snow in sight. The white, instead, was 12 furry goats casually perched on a 30-foot tall tree right in the middle of a dessert-like piece of land. Continue reading »

Photographer Vitor Schietti Captures Dream-Like Forests of Falling Light

Brazilian photographer and filmmaker Vitor Schietti, captures enhancing illuminated foliage using light, and long-exposure techniques. Continue reading »

2021 “Goats In Trees” Calendar Is Finally Here!

You can call them silly goats if you like, but these groups of goats are wise. In arid regions like Morocco, nimble goats go where vegetation is plentiful-to treetops. Witness: Goats in Trees. Baaaah! Goat lovers will delight in this square wall calendar. Continue reading »

“The Passion Of Trees”: 16 Years Trees Photography Project by Ali Shokri

The Passion of Trees is a collection of photographs taken in Iran and Azerbaijan s stunning nature. However, this is a collection of nature photographs with a difference. Over the years, Ali has witnessed the beauty of the forests that he has loved since his childhood severely decline. Continue reading »

Amazing Photographs Of Trees Growing Through Classic Cars

For unknown reasons trees seem to like the apocalypse-style of growing through abandoned vehicles. Why? Good protection for seedlings? Continue reading »

Futuristic Spiderweb Cocooned Trees Spotted In Pakistan

An unexpected side-effect of the flooding in parts of Pakistan has been that millions of spiders climbed up into the trees to escape the rising flood waters Continue reading »

Spring Has Come, Cats Are Flying Back

Spring has come and now cats are flying back home… and they don’t give a damn about birds’s rights. Continue reading »

The Passion Of Trees In Pictures By Iranian Photographer Ali Shokri

To me, each tree, like a human-being, has a tale to tell. When a tree dies, a whole story is interrupted, a destiny is altered for the worse. I feel as if the trees, bundled at the back of trucks, are cursing us with their broken hands, wounded faces, and severed roots. Perhaps this is how we are led towards damnation, little by little stripped of our humanity, when man’s “abounding foliage moistened with the dew” is reduced to ash and smoke. Continue reading »

Amazing Vintage Photos Of Houses Carved Inside Massive Tree Stumps in America From The Early 20th Century

The giant size of the stump gives a good idea of the size of the old growth trees.

As the first waves of loggers swept over great portions of the Pacific Northwest’s old-growth forests in the second half of the nineteenth century, those men opened up the dark dense woodlands to settlement. And they surely left their mark on the land. Continue reading »

Shanghai’s 1000 Trees Project Takes Shape

From Thomas Heatherwick comes the 1000 Trees project, a massive mixed use development just outside of Shanghai. Described more as future topography than as architecture, the complex has a distinctive stepped profile, populated by enormous planters and trees. Set on Suzhou Creek, the development is part of the city’s trendy M50 district. Continue reading »

Romanian Artist Turns Tree Stumps Into Beautiful Artworks

Artist Gabi Rizea only discovered his talent for wood carving three years ago, and has since put it to good use, saving dozens of old tree stumps from being completely removed, by turning them into impressive works of art. Continue reading »

Half A Century In The Making: Tree ‘Crop Circles’ Emerge In Japan

Two peculiar ‘crop circles’ have recently been spotted in Japan’s Miyazaki Prefecture. Viewable only from above, they were formed by sugi (Japanese cedar) trees. Conspiracy theorists will be disappointed to learn that there is a very practical explanation for how these shapes emerged: science. Specifically, it was the result of a scientific experiment that spanned close to 50 years. Continue reading »

“Designed By Nature”: World’s Greatest Gallery of Trees That Look Like Butts

We spent countless hours and compiled the greatest collection of trees that look like butts. We believe this is the greatest mankind’s achievement since the Moon landings. Scroll down and enjoy! Continue reading »

Beautiful Painting On Trees By Eugeniya Dudnikova

Eugeniya Dudnikova is a Russian painter who realized a project mixing street art and painting, entitled “Painting on trees”. Inspired by the surrounding landscapes, the project was realized in different cities and suburbs, in the middle of parks and forests. Introduced directly into the trunk of the trees, the pastel-colored paintings provides a contrast to the moody and melancholy atmosphere brought by the autumn season. Continue reading »

Trees Grow From Bricks And A Storefront On The Streets Of New York

Elusive Spanish artist Pejac (previously) travels the world creating street interventions, often integrating natural elements into man-made structures through a combination of stenciling and trompe l’oeil painting. His most recent projects have brought him to New York City for the first time, where he has created two arboreal artworks in Bushwick and Chinatown. Continue reading »