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Peter, What a coincidence! I took these at Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia just after New Years in late afternoon winter light. Had no clue what they were. Many Thanks, William <http://gallery.leica-users.org/album27/LUG101> M5, 50.f1.4 ASPH, f5.6 at 1/125th, Portra VC 160 At 01:04 PM 01/31/2005 -0800, you wrote: >All, > >I'm getting in a bit late on this, but >FWIW, you may be talking about a European >tree pruning technique called pollarding: > >http://www.canoe.ca/HGGardening0201/14_pollarding-ap.html > >I have a row of plane trees in front of my >house and a Basque gardener who came with the house >ages ago. Every winter he cuts the trees back >in this fashion, resulting in the characteristic >clubbed look. > >Daniel, this batch of photos is terrific. It's >a pleasure to share a slice of your life through >your superb photographs of place, family and friends. > >Peter Choy. > >--- Philippe Orlent <firstname.lastname@example.org> >wrote: > > > That's because they're cut at the ends every season > > to keep the branches > > from extending too much. > > > > > From: "Phong" <email@example.com> > > > Reply-To: Leica Users Group <firstname.lastname@example.org> > > > Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2005 08:15:27 -0500 > > > To: "Leica Users Group" <email@example.com> > > > Subject: RE: [Leica] PAW 4 dlridings > > > > > > Philippe Orlent wrote: > > >> it's a sycamore (plane-tree), I think. > > >>> > > >>> Could you tell me what kind of tree this is ? > > >>> http://www.dlridings.com/paw2005/05v04-0013.jpg > > > > > > Thanks Philippe. I didn't realize sycamores can > > look > > > so bulbous.