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One of the more successful ways of showing individual specimens is to rig some way of showing the tree from top to bottom (or vice-versa), but would normally be done with a large jib. You can recreate the effect cheaply by rigging a pulley system on an adjacent tree, but it needs a bit of thought depending on exact circumstances.
And don’t forget to find old as well as prime examples when doing your cose shots, as the difference in bark patterns can make an effective cross-fade. HIH