As I walk through the woods I’m always scanning my surroundings for something that catches my eye. This sprig was captured by the late afternoon sunlight and highlighted by a back-light of filtering through the trees, making the very common uncommonly interesting. (At least to me.) It was just another twig among millions that caught my eye.
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Soon, the snow will fade from the forest floor and the trees will wake from their winter slumber and begin to sprout new life. These are early spring sprouts from a couple of years ago. I photographed them in a wooded area late in the afternoon, when a combination of light and shadow created a wonderfully dramatic effect.
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