In the forest the filtered light is cool, dark and green. This year’s new growth of bright green needles emerge from dense cast shadows, stretching spiky fingers out into a clearing where forest grasses are already setting seed.

Location and conditions

Shoulthwaite Forest

late afternoon, overcast, still, mild

Technical notes

camera: Linhof master technika 5×4 camera

lens: 210mm rodenstock lens

exposure: 1/15sec f16

film: fuji provia RDP 5×4