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Sunday, 22 November 2009

An old lady - Scenic Sunday




This old olive tree belongs once to my Grand-Father and before him to his Grand -Father etc etc...Probably is some hundred years old. And old lady still giving her fruits every year as usual .


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13 comments:

  1. The venerable old lady is gorgeous in her wrinkles. Long may she live!
    The stones are beautiful too.

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  2. Morning

    I love old trees, if they could only talk what a history they would have to share with us!! How great that it has been with the family for that length of time and still producing fruit, incredible. Thank you, Jackie.

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  3. A grand old lady indeed. The old trees of whichever species seem to be hardier than the younger ones. I remember reading somewhere of an olive tree in Greece that was around 1600 years old.
    Melbourne Daily Photo

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  4. Great motive!
    But imho a little bit overdone in postprocessing! Looks more like a painting than a photo with the DRI/HDR techniques applied.
    Is it due to global warming? Are there no more cool shadows in Greece? Where have all the shadows gone....? ;-)

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  5. Cool looking tree. Great photo.

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  6. @ peter molz
    Hi Peter, any constractiv critical word is always welcome, especialy from profesionals ;)
    Indeed is a bit ovelighted, but it was also in the midle of a very sunny Oktober day!Have a nice day.
    ps.click to see all the info in the flickr file.

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  7. Venerable and beautiful tree! :)

    I LOVE olives, by the way. ;)

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  8. Beautiful tree - if it dies, send it to me and I will make some furniture out of it.

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  9. Oh, what a magnificent tree and composition.

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