Ancient Trees: Photographer Beth Moon's portraits of the oldest trees on Earth

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"Ancient Trees: Portraits of Time" is one of the most beautiful books to come out in 2014.

Filled with "mesmerizing black-and-white photographs of the world's most majestic ancient trees," San Francisco photographer Beth Moon's masterpiece makes me want to follow in her footsteps and see these beauties for myself in real life–before they become extinct. Here are some of the spectacular images from the book, which was published this year by Abbeville Press, and is available on Amazon and other online booksellers.

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