A year in the life of a tree

A year in the life of a tree

Categories: Photo project

Mark Hirsch has spent a year photographing an old oak tree standing alone on the edge of a cornfield near Platteville, Wisconsin on his iPhone and posting the photos on Facebook.

(Total 30 photos)

A year in the life of a tree

A year in the life of a tree

1. April 7, 2013. I admire the beauty of the sunset sky in the company of two dear friends - my dog and an old oak tree. (Mark Hirsch)

A year in the life of a tree

2. Day 51, May 13, 2012 Shoots of corn in a field near a century-old oak. (Mark Hirsch)

A year in the life of a tree

3. Day 60, May 22, 2012 Winding branches of an old oak tree. (Mark Hirsch)

A year in the life of a tree

4. Day 63, May 25, 2012 The wind shakes the grass near the century-old oak at the edge of the cornfield. (Mark Hirsch)

A year in the life of a tree

5. Day 64, May 26, 2012 A bird's nest in the branches of an old oak at the edge of a cornfield. (Mark Hirsch)

A year in the life of a tree

6. Day 71, June 2, 2012 Photographer Mark Hirsch's shadow on a tree trunk. (Mark Hirsch)

A year in the life of a tree

7. Day 75, June 6, 2012 The moon sets behind an old oak tree at dawn. (Mark Hirsch)

A year in the life of a tree

8. Day 119, July 20, 2012 The night butterfly camouflages itself on a tree trunk. (Mark Hirsch)

A year in the life of a tree

9. Day 122, July 23, 2012 An old oak stands on the edge of a cornfield at sunset near Platteville, Wisconsin. (Mark Hirsch)

A year in the life of a tree

10. Day 125, July 26, 2012 Lightning flashes in the sky over an old oak tree. (Mark Hirsch)

A year in the life of a tree

11. Day 141, August 11, 2012 Acorn caps lie in the grass under an old oak tree. (Mark Hirsch)

A year in the life of a tree

12. Day 157, August 27, 2012 Autumn fog shrouds an old oak tree at the edge of a cornfield near Platteville, Wisconsin. (Mark Hirsch)

A year in the life of a tree

13. Day 167, September 6, 2012 Dew drops on the grass near an old oak tree. (Mark Hirsch)

A year in the life of a tree

14. Day 189, September 28, 2012 A yellowed leaf falls from a tree. (Mark Hirsch)

A year in the life of a tree

15. Day 193, October 2, 2012 A century-old oak tree on the edge of a cornfield framed by yellowed autumn foliage. (Mark Hirsch)

A year in the life of a tree

16. Day 200, October 9, 2012 Corn field the day before harvest. (Mark Hirsch)

A year in the life of a tree

17. Day 209, October 18, 2012 An ear lost by a harvester lies in a mowed corn field. (Mark Hirsch)

A year in the life of a tree

18. Day 210, October 19, 2012 The autumn wind rips the leaves from the old oak tree. (Mark Hirsch)

A year in the life of a tree

19. Day 223, November 1, 2012 Meadow grass near an old oak tree in the rays of the setting sun. (Mark Hirsch)

A year in the life of a tree

20. Day 228, November 6, 2012 The silhouette of a tree is visible through the drops from melted snowflakes on the glass of my car. (Mark Hirsch)

A year in the life of a tree

21. Day 239, November 17, 2012 The first rays of the sun illuminate the mowed corn field. (Mark Hirsch)

A year in the life of a tree

22. Day 240, November 18, 2012 Frost on corn stalks and crumbling oak leaves. (Mark Hirsch)

A year in the life of a tree

23. Day 263, December 11, 2012 Crimson dawn illuminates the slightly snow-covered branches of the tree. (Mark Hirsch)

A year in the life of a tree

24. Day 272, December 20, 2012 A blizzard covers an old oak tree. (Mark Hirsch)

A year in the life of a tree

25. Day 302, January 19, 2013 I took this picture in the evening when I was returning home from Madison. A tree against a sunset sky is rather banal, but too beautiful not to share. (Mark Hirsch)

A year in the life of a tree

26. Day 311, January 28, 2013 During the thaw, a small stream gurgled in the ditch near the tree. (Mark Hirsch)

A year in the life of a tree

27. Day 320, February 6, 2013 Picture from a fairy tale. (Mark Hirsch)

A year in the life of a tree

28. Day 323, February 9, 2013 Snow-covered old oak tree in blue twilight at dawn. (Mark Hirsch)

A year in the life of a tree

29. Day 348, March 6, 2013 I had an amazing day. And it ended with this beautiful crimson sunset. (Mark Hirsch)

A year in the life of a tree

30. Day 349, March 7, 2013 Deer footprints in the snow near an old oak tree. I don't visit him alone. (Mark Hirsch)

Keywords: Facebook | IPhone | Trees | Mobilography

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