It's easy to feel young when you're staring at 6,000-year-old trees set against the dreamy backdrop of billion-year-old starry skies. Maybe that's what Beth Moon was trying to do when she went on a globetrotting quest to capture the oldest and most awesome trees on earth. 

Check out selection of the coolest shots from her new book in the gallery above – they show the gnarliest, greatest trees from the redwoods of California to the baobabs of South Africa.

Ancient Skies, Ancient Trees is available to buy now for £25.

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