The Face in the Tree Trunk

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The Face in the Tree Trunk

Uploaded: August 26, 2002


As I was passing by this tree in the cemetery where I often go for photo walks, I first noticed that it had recently been pruned--and then I noticed patterns that looked very much like a stern human face in the bark near the bottom of the tree. Taken with my Nikon CP 4500.


Mary E. Hamel August 26, 2002

I love to look at the texture and lines in tree trunks. This one defintely has a lot of character which you captured very well in your picture. I thought I could see two faces: the one in the bottom of the picture and another where it was pruned, it looks like an angry face with a kind of cat eye. Hmmm.. be careful there at night! #8177

Gerda Grice level-deluxe August 26, 2002

Thank you very much, Mary. My husband and someone on another site said they could see two faces, too. I still only see one, though. PS I don't go there at night! #12470

Lianne E. Cook August 26, 2002

Great capture! I luuuuuv tree textures...the face in this is so cool, it even has a 'ball' chin like my dad LOL! #12481

Gerda Grice level-deluxe August 26, 2002

Thank you very much, Lianne. I'm very glad you enjoyed it. #12504

Sherry March August 26, 2002

Love it Gerda, great find. #12519

Ray Charles August 27, 2002

Hi Gerda, nice job. #12552

Gerda Grice level-deluxe August 27, 2002

Thank you very much, Sherry and Ray. #12555

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