I wish I had a "before" photo but I never took one. Very disconcerting to see one of my favorite trees of the creek bottom dead and crashed to earth. Looks like it blew over in the rain storms a couple weeks back, or longer. Hasn't been down long. Root ball torn out on the uphill side. Beautiful sculptural tree back in the brush. I thought it would surely outlast me. Never packed my view camera back there to photograph it though it was on the list. Very tough country. Biggest Pine in the area. I hadn't been over to see it in a couple of years. Now it's gone.
Photographer from Tyler Texas. Images in collections and museums in the region. Still using film for exhibitions. Commercial work in digital.
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