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Winter Silhouette Show 2017 #53!

The Winter Silhouette Show that Baikoen Bonsai Club present annually for 53 years celebrates the leafless beauty of deciduous trees. In this format of a show there is no hiding of crossed or faulty branching. Its appreciating bonsai at the simplest form: the trunk line and branching.

Nagata Award: Mel Ikeda

This year we had the fortune of having Shirley Quan's cousin Garth professionally photograph each tree this year. Most of the photos are attributed to his work, thank you Garth! With out any other interruption the stars of the show.

Trident Maple Forest - Mel Ikeda

Bougainvillea - Hank Faucet

Korean Hornbeam - Lindsay Shiba

Up close Korean Hornbeam - Lindsay Shiba

Japanese Hornbeam - Jim Barrett

Chinese Elm - Carol Upston

Trident Maple - Kathy Benson

Seiju Elm - Mary Morrissey

Shohin Display - Elaine Jeche

Pomegranate - Al Nelson

Chinese Elm - Manny Martinez

Shohin Display - David Miles

Chinese Elm - Mary Morrissey

Chinese Hackberry - Marge Blasingame

Flowering Quince - Tom Lau

Shohin Display - Tak Shimazu

Japanese Beauty Berry - Tak Shimazu

Princess Persimmon - Tak Shimazu

Japanese Maple Forest - Dick Ryerson

Grape - Michael Jonas

Up close Grape - Michael Jonas

Chinese Elm - Khan Komai

Cedar Elm - Ray Blasingame

Zelkova Forest - Ted Matson

Catlin Elm - Bob Pressler

Cork Bark Elm - Michael Roberts

Cork Bark Elm Forest - Takuo Nakamura

Up close photo of Cork Bark Elm Forest - Takuo Nakamura

Up close of Cork Bark Elm Forest - Takuo Nakamura

Trident Maple - Ken Teh

Shohin Display - Peter Macasieb

Ume - Peter Macasieb

Princess Persimmon - Peter Macasieb

Accent Piece - Peter Macasieb

Trident Maple - Jim Pierce

Cork Bark Elm - Shirley Quan

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