Check out what this man says…
You always recognize true friendship when you see it…
A man who is the master of patience is the master of everything else.
- George Saville (via nirvikalpa)
Dalí did something similar later, but with real people…
Antique Skull, Optical Illusion Postcard, 1900s
If these trees could talk … what would they say? via staceythinx:
Portraits of Time is a photography series of some of the world’s most remarkable trees by Beth Moon.
Moon on her project:
Many of the trees I have photographed have survived because they are out of reach of civilization; on mountainsides, private estates, or on protected land. Certain species exist only in a few isolated areas of the world.
Standing as the earth’s largest and oldest living monuments, I believe these symbolic trees will take on a greater significance, especially at a time when our focus is directed at finding better ways to live with the environment, celebrating the wonders of nature that have survived throughout the centuries. 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 which are in danger of destruction, than by exhibiting their portraits.
“The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.”-Vincent Van Gogh
photo by Enzo Penna