Capturing the Haunting Beauty of Korea’s Pine Treesby Great Big Story   4 months ago


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For Koreans, the pine tree is a deeply personal cultural symbol, believed to connect the souls of those who have passed with the sky. So when photographer Bae Bien-U was looking for an iconic image to represent Korea’s identity, the pine tree was a natural fit. Through his unique black-and-white photographs, Bien-U’s work reflects the haunting and ethereal qualities of his country’s pine tree forests. His work inspires reflection and emotion, while celebrating the splendor of Korea’s natural world.

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