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13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Mystic Tree

This is a Japanese Maple tree in the summer. It is no more than 3 feet and is very unassuming especially in the midst of the taller and bigger trees surrounding it. I was intrigued by the intricate branches and wanted to show the complexity and beauty by taking a photo at this angle.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2014
Date Uploaded: 12.2015
Photo Location: Portland, Oregon, Oregon, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © ollie elec