The Old Dog Presents: Tree Tuesday, Beautiful in Death.

in treetuesday •  21 days ago

I came across this log a few weeks ago. A majestic tree, cut down in its prime! Its crime? Who knows? It was left to rot on the forest floor and yet I found beauty when examining it in its decaying state.


There is so much to look at here!

  • The checks and cracks radiating out from its core.
  • The growth rings which tell a tale of age and the amount of rain in a given year.
  • The darker hue of the outer rings.
  • The rough texture of the remaining bark.
  • The moss which is taking its grip on it.
  • The termite holes which have penetrated the area of the peeled bark.


This King of the forest is beautiful and majestic in its death state. The poor beautiful creature still so wonderful when you take the time to look!

Thanks for following me on my travels and I look forward to sharing my adventures with you.


 Until next time,   


@kus-knee (The Old Dog) 

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@kus-knee,
I like the topic you used here! It's death but beautiful! Great photography and having a great meaning! Just imagine if this tree was not dead at that time, how beautiful it is!

Cheers~

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Thanks!

This is for you.... made in Tuscany some month ago ;D

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Lovely! Is that a heart? I think so!

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Why not :-))))

Indeed God's artistry molding and texturing the log as he does you and me into something beautiful for all to know and enjoy. There are both the natural and spiritual elements here at work. There is someone I know who does mundane art exhibition for whom this would work nicely. Thanks @kus-knee.

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Hahaha yes I know him too!

What I like most about your photography is that the photos you chose really DO illustrate the topic. So many others just choose random pictures that may or may not fit.

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Happy #treetuesday

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I love your photo!

Why would anyone cut down a tree and leave it in the forest? I don't understand that.
On the other hand those rings look great! I saw something similar today but that tree was still standing, only one branch was cut and the rings were visible.

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Yes I don’t know why it was cut down.

your tree tuesday photography really very fantastic.specially this picture you capture very perfect style.its so beautifull.this is a amazing wood art and its great such history of forest world.thanks to sharing always great quality creativity post..my dear friend.. @kus-knee.i hope that you are better..may god bless you..dear..

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Thanks so much!

Hello my best friend @kus-knee How are you.very excellent photography . I like it your great post my best friend. thanks for sharing your beautiful life.

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Wow very wonderful tree art photography sir.your everyday post is very important. I like it your great full photography post sir. thank you so much @kus-knee

You've got a good eye as many would just be passers by. I have a thing for trees myself but also in architecture. It is beautiful.

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Those are two of my passions!

You are very intelligent man.Today post top8c realy important for our and world man

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Appreciated!

Certainly, it is a beautiful tree and full of history! It's sad that there are things with a lot of potential and they end up in the trash. This happens even with people. Let's stop the indolence!! It is not only he who sows who is good, but also he who does not cut down. I'll go with you and read you, @kus-knee.;)

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Thanks!

A beautiful post for the tree tuesday today loved the shot :)

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Ooooh thank you!

@ kus-knee people never stop surprising us with their aberrations towards nature, still not enteineden that is a good not renobable
What a beautiful giant lies on the ground, how much beauty can be appreciated if one observes it
Thank you very much for letting us know this beautiful image
I wish you a great day

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Yes we need to look and ponder!

Hello dear sir,
Good afternoon from India, it's very sad that we behave like this, just imaging how beautiful this one and we destroyed it on its youth.
These are grand and great, helps us when they are alive and after their demolition they are still useful.
God bless you dear sir.

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Thanks!

If you know how to look, you can find beauty in the most mundane things.

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If you know how to
Look, you can find beauty in
The most mundane things.

                 - rjunaid12


I'm a bot. I detect haiku.

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It really is sad... We see it often here. Some folks are ready to cut down every tree and pave the world!

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"They paved paradise and put up a parking lot"

it's a beauty that contains art. wood has a history in the forest life. Thank you for sharing.

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Indeed!

Never analysed a tree so closely...you have given a all new character on the dead tree...pretty awesome explanation👍

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Thanks so much!

That photograph reminds me of the shape of an alpine horn @kus-knee. 😊

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Now that you mention it.

A good tree sir @kus-knee, but it's a shame because it's been cut down. What trees offer against material benefits and very little money ? while long-term benefits such as health and keep we far from pollution. What the human loggers are looking for ? they are very selfish. Proud of you for your attention to share the fact. God bless you

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Thanks!

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You are welcome sir. I have new post, mybe you want to see my post. And i hope and really2 hope you to give some correction with my photography. I'm sorry if you mind.

I wonder how long has it been there.
Did you try counting the rings to know it's age? or is too much of a hassle haha
Thank for sharing this majestic tree with us. Can't wait for the next adventure!

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Sometimes I count them!

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Hehehe. I love ot that your have the patience to do that~!

It reminds me of a horse's hoof

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Could be.

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forest is beautiful but day by day it is destruction.your post topic realy lovely

De verdad que hay saber apreciar a la naturaleza como lo haces amigo @kus-knee

Looks like a really healthy tree and it looks like it had a great life.
Sad to see nature dying.

This is a wood. Whose part is cut off from one side.

Wonderful photography.such a amazing art.tress looks so beautiful...tress are natural beauty.God's create tress for human being.tress are more important in human life.tress are more important for human health.many unique tress in the worlds.tress life like a man life.one day tres dead.one day man will be dead...thanks for this great article.

WOW You make a great contain here. thank you for share with us.
Good for people, Good for you.
Keep countinue sir