Nature

Majestic Photos of the World’s Most Ancient Trees

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Photographer Beth Moon has traveled widely throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa over 14 years on a quest to capture some of the world’s largest, rarest and oldest trees. Her quest has resulted in this remarkable collection of mesmerizing photos.

Some of these trees grow in isolation, private estates or natural reserves while others grow in the midst of civilization.

Beth develops her prints through a labor intensive platinum/palladium process resulting in prints which are durable enough to last thousands of years. This method of printing echoes Beth’s deep connection with the ancient trees.

“By feeling a larger sense of time, developing a relationship with the natural world, we carry that awareness with us as it becomes a part of who we are. I cannot imagine a better way to commemorate the lives of the world’s most dramatic trees, many of which are in danger of destruction, than by exhibiting their portraits,” said Beth.

Scroll down to enjoy Beth’s exquisite photographs of these ancient wonders of nature.