~Goat Track Photography~
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~MANGROVE DREAMING~

Australia

A homage to the beauty & character of these coastal salt-lovers.

Mangroves were once commonly treated with disrespect but are now generally appreciated for their crucial role as habitat, in marine ecology, erosion control etc. My aim here is to capture their character as well, some of their special mix of grace & hardiness. I grew up climbing & building treehouses in grey mangroves (Avicennia marina, with friends & siblings; most of the trees displayed here are greys, which can achieve considerable size in the right conditions.