An Acer catches the sunlight as it streams through the canopy at Thorp Perrow Arboretum near Bedale in North Yorkshire.

Nikon D3100 with 18-55mm kit lens.
Processing from a single RAW image using Photomatix Pro.


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  • AngieDavies
    AngieDaviesover 1 year ago

    Wow! Stunning capture! Beautiful spotlight of rays on the brilliant tree! Perfect timing for this shot!

  • Thank you Angie, greatly appreciated.

    – Colin Metcalf

  • Fara
    Faraover 1 year ago

    Acers are so lovely Colin…………………………this is beautiful…………………Joyce

  • Thank you Joyce, always appreciated.

    – Colin Metcalf

  • fauselr
    fauselrover 1 year ago


  • Thank you so much, greatly appreciated.

    – Colin Metcalf

  • Lee d'Entremont
    Lee d'Entremontover 1 year ago

    Absolutely Gorgeous!

  • Thank you so much Lee, greatly appreciated.

    – Colin Metcalf

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 1 year ago

    Nice capture…love the lighting Colin

  • Thank you Larry.

    – Colin Metcalf

  • Tom Gomez
    Tom Gomezover 1 year ago

    Super work Colin, wonderful composition …

  • Cheers Tom.

    – Colin Metcalf

  • John Schneider
    John Schneiderover 1 year ago

    Exquisite, stunning work!!

  • Much obliged John.

    – Colin Metcalf

  • julie08
    julie08over 1 year ago

    Awesome work :)

  • Thanks again Julie, really appreciate it.

    – Colin Metcalf

  • Roy  Massicks
    Roy Massicksover 1 year ago

    Just has to be another favourite Colin – the only thing missing here is Moses ! ( I think)

  • He was there but I sent him for the coffees, he sends his regards, Thanks for looking mate.

    – Colin Metcalf

  • Albert
    Albertover 1 year ago

    stunning work!!

  • Many thanks Albert, appreciated.

    – Colin Metcalf

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