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Christmas Tree. Study 1

portfolio stock photography | Christmas Tree. Study 1, Biei, Hokkaido, Japan, Image ID JAPAN-HOKKAIDO-BIEI-0001
Christmas Tree. Study 1
Biei, Hokkaido, Japan

Image ID: JAPAN-HOKKAIDO-BIEI-0001  Photo © Ilya Genkin
Biei in Hokkaido, Japan is home to an abundance of photogenic spots, including the famous Blue Pond and Shikisai-no-Oka. The 'Christmas tree' of Biei is probably the most famous and photographed tree of Japan. This single Tohi spruce tree stands along Panorama Road in the southeastern part of Biei. The reason why this particular tree has become known as the Christmas Tree is simple - not only does its shape look like a Christmas tree, but the foliage at the top of the tree also appears like a star. Tohi spruce trees are a type of the hardy Ezomatsu spruce tree and thus don't shed their leaves during winter. In winter this lone tree stands dignified among the snowy landscape, with its shadow beautiful extending along the ground. Lots of people flock here in pursuit of capturing this beautiful scene on camera. It is also very magical to see the tree amongst the falling snow! It's difficult to get an idea of how crowded this area actually is just by looking at this peaceful image. Luckily this is a private property which means no one can walk in and ruin the amazing field of snow around it.


Sizes and Prices

Artist Print
15" x 15"
Studio Print
20" x 20"
Gallery Print
30" x 30"
Master Print
40" x 40"
Small Print
10" x 15"
Artist Print
12" x 16"
Studio Print
17" x 23"
Gallery Print
20" x 32"
Master Print
24" x 36"
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