Conceptual art for the elven-king Thranduil of Mirkwood from "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" (2013). Love the silhouette of the crown!
Alan Lee's concept art for Treebeard from The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers.
J.R.R. Tolkien in his greenhouse. "I like to imagine that from such humble beginnings came the Old Forest, Mirkwood, Fangorn, Lothlorien, and—first and foremost—Sam Gamgee’s scruffy talent with a spade." —MN at the New York Botanical Garden blog