Selfie Under the Milky Way and Bristlecone Pine, California

Selfie Under the Milky Way and Bristlecone Pine

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Selfie Under the Milky Way and Bristlecone Pine
White Mountains, Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest, California   –   June 19, 2015
Canon EOS 6D   *   Rokinon 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC   *   ISO 6400   *   30 sec @ f/2.8

The ancient Bristlecone Pines are the oldest living organisms on Earth. In the arid White Mountains of California, some have lived over five thousand years old.

At higher elevations, you encounter long-dead but photogenic spcimens that date back some ten thousand years.

Photo ID: 20150619-33