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A Bald Eagle takes flight at Blue Spring State Park
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The Ancient Way
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13th Annual Photo Contest
The Ancient Way

East of the Sierra Nevada Range in California are the White Mountains. Above 10,000 ft., some of the oldest living trees on earth can be found. These are ancient bristle cone pines. The two trees presented here are both over 4,000 years old. I waited until 2:00 am in freezing conditions for the Milky Way to rise behind these magnificent, ancient trees to capture, what I think is a timeless image.

TAGS: California, United States

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Glendale, California, United States of America
Member since 2015
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© Thomas Piekunka.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 04.2014
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: July 26, 2015, 6:57 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Shutter Speed: 1/0
ISO: ISO4000
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PHOTO LOCATION Bishop, California, United States of America