seeing the trees for the forest

Blanco-8973Strolling through the trees at Cape Blanco. I definitely need to work on this sort of situation or find a day with less bright sun. Or something.
(click on any image below for a closer look in slideshow)

What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another.Β 
― Mahatma Gandhi

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32 thoughts on “seeing the trees for the forest

  1. Lovely Gunta, thanks for sharing your walk with us. There is a forestry commission controlled forest not far from me and they have a wheelchair friendly trail so I’m looking forward to being able to visit again. It’s mainly evergreens as in your forest here so not much of a show come the autumn but still a pleasure to visit.

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    • Coming from New England like you, hubby (a native Oregonian) used to correct me all the time about calling the trees pine. Mostly what grows out here is fir and spruce. I get the impression there’s very little pine. I’ve had to adapt. πŸ˜‰

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  2. Great set of photos Gunta! Yes, it is always difficult to photograph in the forest on a bright sunny day. I either prefer early morning or late afternoon but even better, when it is overcast. Actually, that’s true with just about all my outdoor photography.

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