Some Grand Canyon Trees

If I were mainly interested in photographing trees, I would never have gone to Grand Canyon to do so. However, I couldn’t ignore their beauty since they lined the cliffs of the North Rim of the Grand Canyon National Park

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Bright Angel Point, our first stop, featured a number of spectacular trees, like this one near the beginning of the trail

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which almost looked like it was planted as part of the landscaping, though I suspected it inspired the rock wall that now surrounds it.

Some trees seemed to spring up out of the rocks.

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Other photographers didn’t seem quite as impressed by the trees as I was, but even if they weren’t spectacular they provided a nice way to frame and add depth to my shots,

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As you will see more in tomorrow’s shots.

What do you think?