Speeding
Trees As Plants In Nature

A exercise in which the point of view determines whether we are moving or the trees are moving.
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Fast Shuffle
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As Plants In Nature
Amtrak external link Train South
From Eugene external link to Emeryville external link
(Date Photographed: 18:28:35 Saturday 30 April 2016)
(Date Published: Tuesday 24 May 2016)
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Pine trees next to the train window did the fast shuffle past the window.


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Rotating Brushes
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From Eugene external link to Emeryville external link
(Date Photographed: 18:30:17 Saturday 30 April 2016)
(Date Published: Tuesday 24 May 2016)
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Dozens of rotating trees like brushes spun near the train windows, but not close enough to clean them.


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Impressionistic Foreground
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Amtrak external link Train South
From Eugene external link to Emeryville external link
(Date Photographed: 18:30:27 Saturday 30 April 2016)
(Date Published: Tuesday 24 May 2016)
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Trees in the foreground moved faster than those in the background. Thus the foreground became an impressionistic view of trees.


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Power Pole Levitated
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As Plants In Nature
Amtrak external link Train South
From Eugene external link to Emeryville external link
(Date Photographed: 18:30:40 Saturday 30 April 2016)
(Date Published: Tuesday 24 May 2016)
© 2016 Bryan Costales
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A power pole appeared to levitate up past the trees and into the blue sky.


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Bare Poles
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As Plants In Nature
Amtrak external link Train South
From Eugene external link to Emeryville external link
(Date Photographed: 18:32:50 Saturday 30 April 2016)
(Date Published: Tuesday 24 May 2016)
© 2016 Bryan Costales
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Leafless trunks moved rapidly past the train window.


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Marching Forest
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As Plants In Nature
Amtrak external link Train South
From Eugene external link to Emeryville external link
(Date Photographed: 18:33:58 Saturday 30 April 2016)
(Date Published: Tuesday 24 May 2016)
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A forest appeared to march past the train window. A quick march into battle.


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Video Of Trees
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Amtrak external link Train South
From Eugene external link to Emeryville external link
(Date Photographed: 18:34:29 Saturday 30 April 2016)
(Date Published: Tuesday 24 May 2016)
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A video of trees and farmland passing by the train window on the trip south.


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Brain Slice
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As Plants In Nature
Amtrak external link Train North
From Eugene external link to Emeryville external link
(Date Photographed: 09:57:43 Wednesday 4 May 2016)
(Date Published: Tuesday 24 May 2016)
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Trees and branches seen on the return trip north resembled the axions seen in a brain slice.


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