Laura Macky Photography

Journey of a body on this earth

Trees Touching


The morning was so peaceful by the velvety golden California hills as the fog was parting.   Magnificent solitary oaks dotted the hills until I spotted these two close together.  Some things are just meant to be.

Oaks Together Taken in the California Hills

Author: lauramacky

Journey of a Body on this Earth

69 thoughts on “Trees Touching

  1. Such a fan of your work. This shot reminds me of Six Feet Under.

  2. …and you were meant to capture this beautiful shot 🙂

  3. Oh, so lovely and peaceful. Sigh………..

  4. Thank you. You know why. V.

  5. I like your post-processing treatment on this one – very fitting for the subject.

  6. Beautifully simple, or should that be simply beautiful? Lovely shot. 🙂

  7. A beautiful picture

  8. Beautiful, Laura. Are you a fan of Michael Kenna?

  9. Like two old friends that have seen it all. Beautiful.

  10. We have to oak trees like that down here called Two Trees a famous land mark in Ventura!

  11. Interesting how the trees have shaped each other, nice work!

  12. Great composition, Laura and I like your processing.

  13. What a wonderful capture Laura… you have such an eye for a good photo composition…

  14. Two lovers fighting (mmm, today I’ve a dirty mind). Nice photograph ^_^ here in Peru highlands the nature is golden too.

  15. Morning Laura .. So nice to wake up to! Have a super weekend with that camera of yours 🙂

  16. Reminds me of Tolkien’s poem “The Ent and The Ent Wife” two trees in love holding eachother.

    • Together we will take the road that leads into the West,
      And far away will find a land where both our hearts may rest…..I love it! Thank you for mentioning this. It hits home right now.

  17. This is so lovely, I really like it, I really like the way you have treated it as well, you wouldn’t be able to tell what time of the day it was looking at those images.

    • Thank you so much. I loved seeing those two together like that. And yes it would be hard to tell the time of day, I can see that now that you mention it. Thank you Leanne 🙂

  18. Great photo! Great composition, great processing, and great subject matter. Simple yet wonderful. I always like the simple photos the most. Less is more. 🙂

  19. they are good friends.

  20. Great eye Laura, beautiful shot ~ and really like the way you have worked this photo.

  21. Husband and wife? Lovely shot. vw

  22. A simple scene captured very effectively, Laura

  23. Oak trees are so wonderful with their arms reaching everywhere. wonderful photo Laura

  24. That is really a beautiful photo. A lovely composition, so simple and so full of impact. And the you have processed the image is really the icing of the cake.

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