15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The Ring That Binds

It is said that a tree's rings on its trunk is it's age, you only see it when the tree is finally cut. For people, age is more than just a number, but a collection of experiences and interactions not just with other people but with his/her environment in a lifetime.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Baguio City, Philippines
Camera: NEX-3N
Copyright: © Marisa Buntowtook