Trees, trees, trees! I love trees!! Little trees. Big trees. Old trees. Tree skeletons. I weep inside to see a beautiful tree being cut down.
All but two image were captured on Hawaii's Big Island. One on Kauai and one on Maui.
About the Author
Michael F. O'Brien
Waikoloa, Hawaii, U.S. A.
Michael F. O'Brien lived and worked in Seoul, Korea from August of 1963 to June of 1997. He grew up on a dairy farm in the beautiful wooded hills of northeast Iowa. At age twenty-four he left the corn fields of Iowa for the rice paddies of Korea. Those rice paddies fascinated and excited him with their ever-changing patterns and through them he learned, also, to love the Iowa corn fields he had left behind. He is a retired art and photography teacher from Seoul American High School in Yongsan, 8th U.S. Army, in Seoul, Korea.
Mr. O'Brien's credits include Far-Reaching Fragrance - Photographs of Korea, a collection in coffee table book form of photographic insights into traditional Korea. He has also co-authored a high school photography text, The Photographic Eye - Learning To See With A Camera.
1984 - John F. Kennedy Center Fellow for Teachers of the Arts.