Black and white trees

Challenge #142 in the Eclectic series. Hosted by Ro13.
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Trees, any type, in black and white only.
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Supertrees are an attraction at the Gardens By The Bay (Singapore). From Wikipedia: Supertrees are tree-like structures that dominate the Gardens' landscape. They are vertical gardens that perform a multitude of functions, which include planting, shading and working as environmental engines for the gardens. The Supertrees are home to enclaves of unique and exotic ferns, vines, orchids and also a vast collection of bromeliads such as Tillandsia, amongst other plants. They are fitted with environmental technologies that mimic the ecological function of trees – photovoltaic cells that harness solar energy which can be used for some of the functions of the Supertrees, such as lighting, just like how trees photosynthesize; and collection of rainwater for use in irrigation and fountain displays, exactly like how trees absorb rainwater for growth. The Supertrees also serve air intake and exhaust functions as part of the conservatories' cooling systems.
Submitted: Monday, 8th October, 2012 04:22 (GMT)
Taken: Friday, 21st September, 2012
Focal length: 50 mm
Shutter speed: 1/800 sec
Aperture: F8
ISO: 100
Views: 214
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