Tree Art of Halls Creek

Halls Creek has many wonderful tree displays.  From the intriguing to the downright bizarre, Halls Creek offers a large variety of the wooded treats. If tree art is your thing then you could spend hours exploring the many wonderful galleries the park has to offer.  Here are some of the highlights of what we found.

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Mr. Short Arms.

“Give me a hug!”



Alien smile.

Well endowed.


“Come to me my children.”




Natural bling.



Beauty mark.



Elegantly rugged.

73 responses to “Tree Art of Halls Creek

  1. Seth, this is some of your very best work. I’ve looked at all your archives, and the way you took these pictures – the way you captured something unique in each tree – and the absolutely creative and witty names, are genius. Now, in your store I see just products. Can I get prints there too? I am going to get a few of these tree pix. And do the captions come with them?

    • I figured it out and made my order. Hey – could you post about the different finishes? I hope I ordered what I want, but I have no idea about velvet and luster and metallic, etc. If I don’t like a finish, can I return and exchange?

      • Thanks so much. Here is some info: Glossy photos are printed on coated paper with a very smooth, shiny reflective surface. Glossy finishes have a high-contrast appearance and look slick to the touch when not under glass. This finish has an excellent dynamic range and color – slightly more “pop” than the matte paper, though less noticeable once framed.

        Photos will have a shiny finish.
        Colors are vibrant.
        Images are crisp and sharp (assuming the original photo was in focus).
        Glossy finish does not produce a textured look when scanned and converted to digital.

        Matte finishes have a very smooth, non-glare surface. Matte finishes have a lower-contrast when printed and are often used to enhance the texture of a print.

        Fingerprints and smudges are not as visible.
        Works very well with black-and-white photographs.
        Glare is significantly reduced with matte-finish prints.

        Lustre paper is the premier paper most preferred by portrait and wedding photographers and is considered more of a professional-grade paper. Lustre has a slight gloss with a subtle, often pearl-like texture. Lustre paper has a deeper color-saturization than matte, has a higher contrast, and is thicker than consumer paper.

        Fingerprints and smudges are not as visible
        Anti glare
        Pro quality paper
        Great for framing
        Excellent for wedding photos

        Metallic paper is extremely durable and produces an almost chrome-like burnished appearance; photographers have described the look as “chrome on paper.” The glossy finish and metallic look of this paper will enable you to create prints with exceptional visual interest and depth. The proprietary laminate layers also increase the durability and tear resistance of the final print, increasing the opportunities for display applications.

        Striking, distinctive, eye-catching metallic look
        Increased color gamut for rich impact and intense blacks to enhance print appeal
        Exceptional sharpness, brightness, and color saturation
        Optimized for digital printing

      • Eliz. I’ve been looking all over the photoshelter site and I can’t find any information on returns. It could be that since they are made once you order them absent some sort of default they will not accept returns. I will continue to look and see if I can find an answer for you. When you receive your prints, let me know what info they have regarding returns. Thanks.

      • Seth,
        Don’t worry! I know they are going to be awesome. I can’t wait to see them. I am going to remodel my office with photos. I am thinking that a beautiful environment is going to help me write my dissertation.

      • Also, you are my first print sale so you are my guinea pig. I really hope you enjoy them. I am nervous your wont. If you don’t well work something out.

  2. Love these photos! I would never have thought to look at tree trunks in this manner, but you truly make them come to life. I can practically see the face on the ‘yawn’ tree 🙂

  3. Here we have the splash of color back .. love it.
    Fantastic gallery again – I sound .. like that old record.
    My pick … Well endowed, because is like I would be able to feel the bark if I touch my screen. Great job again.

  4. You have such a good eye Seth!! Incredible pictures. Love them all. I especially enjoyed the elegantly rugged and antennas!!

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