Eye level.

June 18, 2018 § 4 Comments

So much of what we consider important is based on scale.

Full-grown, we are generally in the 5’-6’ range.

We do not fly, so human eye level is our perpetual vantage point.

Those living things that are larger than we are, and there aren’t many, are viewed at that eye level. We see the trunk, but have to make a conscious effort to lean back and peer up into the crown of a tree.

Sure, we see full trees as distance brings them down to eye level, but distance obscures, generalizes.

To see, really see a tree…well…I suppose you would have to climb it, get up to tree-eye level. « Read the rest of this entry »

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