Photo Details: I have often been fascinated by trees. They silently tower over us. Even thought they are quiet, they are quite an active ecosystem.

Lens:

40 mm f/2.8

ISO 400

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closeup view of tree bark. in the left hand corner there is light green lichen or fungus. this is focus, and the right side is mostly blurred.
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closeup view of tree bark. in the center there is light green lichen or fungus. this is focus along with some tree bark in the foreground. there is more bark and lichen in the background but slightly blurred
closeup view of tree bark. on the left there is light green lichen or fungus. this is focus along with some tree bark in the foreground. there is more bark and lichen in the background but slightly blurred
closeup view of tree bark. on the left there is light green lichen or fungus. this is focus along with some tree bark in the foreground. there is more bark and lichen in the background but slightly blurred
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2 main bark segments in the foreground with light speckles of green lichen. there is a small piece of tree bark on the right corner. all this is in focus. there is additional tree bark in background that is out of focus
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tree bark that has lichen growing in a diagonal view. most of the bark and lichen is in focus.
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tree bark that has lichen growing downward and upward. most of the bark and lichen is in focus. two large segments of bark and lichen side by side.