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Beth Moon’s Night Photographs of the World’s Oldest Trees

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Check out this post on photographer Beth Moon’s new book Ancient Skies, Ancient Trees up on Hyperallergic, which includes a few stunning examples of Moon’s work.

“The long exposures used to make these photographs emphasize the passage of time and evoke the age of the trees, which is certainly considerable — although, compared to the age of the stars above, it is not even a blink of an eye,” Moon writes in the book, out this month from Abbeville Press. It follows her 2014 Ancient Trees, which featured platinum prints, with 50 vivid digital photographs of sequoias in California, oaks in England, and junipers in Utah. Some of the images fold out into large panoramas, and each tree is given the name of a constellation, like Atlas, Lyra, and Orion.

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