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Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 4 March 2015 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

A tree that was upended in Lovers Key, Florida exposes its roots from underneath. Closer inspection revealed hundreds of scallop shells hanging from the roots; most likely hung by people walking by.

Photo captured March 20, 2012.

NIKON D7000 1/1000 second F/4.0 ISO 100 27 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Une sacrée souche quel bois et iamge le personnage donne la taille impressionant

4 Mar 2015 6:00am

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Beau bois flotté. Couleurs et composition superbes. )

4 Mar 2015 6:40am

Laurette from Lonehill - Fourways, South Africa

A great capture of this once magnificent tree with beautiful color combinations .

4 Mar 2015 9:57am

Julie L. Brown, Photobirder from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Amazing natural sculpture.

4 Mar 2015 12:00pm

Carol from Leamington, Canada

I've seen these on our beaches here also but not this big... an amazing sculpture and that sky is beautiful!

4 Mar 2015 12:17pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

The lovely tangle of shapes is so artistic. It almost glows

4 Mar 2015 3:17pm

Don - Slackwater from Spokane, United States

The upended roots make a jumble of tiny parts. It makes an effective image.

4 Mar 2015 3:51pm

Tomek from PoznaƄ, Poland

Superb colors.:-)

4 Mar 2015 4:23pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Beautiful colors !

4 Mar 2015 4:58pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Very impressive root system and nice eye piece for the beach too!

4 Mar 2015 6:46pm

franz from Baden, Austria

quite a captivating example of "land art" - well seen and taken!

4 Mar 2015 6:55pm

Francisco Romero from Leon, Spain

The colors and the details make a wonderful image.

4 Mar 2015 9:47pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

Wonderful !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

4 Mar 2015 10:08pm

Sam from Chennai, India

A beautiful image of this uprooted tree with amazing details. A fine capture. Lovely. :)

4 Mar 2015 11:44pm

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

That is one HUGE piece of driftwood ... a bit too large to take home on the plane, eh? ;D

5 Mar 2015 12:46am

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

That is a huge tree! Gorgeous colors. I love how the roots have turned white. It looks beautiful against the blue sky. A fabulous image!

5 Mar 2015 2:07am

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

Very nice. It is a natural sculpture.

5 Mar 2015 3:51am

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

A powerful storm to move those stumps.

5 Mar 2015 4:20am

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

If Nature offers us a chance...why not make it look more like a piece of art! I like it! A great find!

12 Mar 2015 1:16pm