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Uploaded 1-Sep-14
Taken 19-Jun-14
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Keywords:2015 Calendar, Bristlecone Pines, California, Discovery Trail, Eastern Sierras, Evergreens, GEOLOGY, High Desert, Inyo National Forest, PLANTS, Rocks, Schulman Grove, Sierras, Subalpine, Summer, Sunrises, Trees, White Mountains, © Bryan Aptekar
Photo Info

Dimensions4928 x 3264
Original file size13.1 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken19-Jun-14 08:15
Date modified2-Aug-14 17:18
Shooting Conditions

Camera modelNIKON D7000
Focal length70 mm
Focal length (35mm)105 mm
Max lens aperturef/2.8
Exposure1/250 at f/4.5
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 200
Metering modeSpot
Digital zoom1x
Ancient Being

Ancient Being

These trees grow in extremely harsh environments, with intense weather, short growing seasons, and challenging soils. Yet they live for literally thousands of years. The Bristlecone Pines are thought to be the oldest living beings, with some documented at 4700 years old.