I'm totally excited at the prospect of meeting this photographer! If you haven't already seen the creative photos he's taken, make sure to visit www.ThatTree.net.
Mark Hirsch was even featured on the CBS Sunday Morning program (one of my favorite shows!): http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=50151807n
Given that Charlie and I spend so much time amidst the trees, I completely understand how one tree could capture your imagination for a year, and perhaps forever. If you're interested in learning more about Friday's gallery opening, here's the link: Gallery C
Also, The Driftless Area Land Conservancy is holding a 'That Tree' event on Sunday: http://driftlessconservancy.org/