These beech trees stand on the edge of Salisbury Plain with a good northern aspect, needed for star trails. I photographed them in March before they were in leaf, making one hundred 30 second exposures. However, the length of the star trails was limited by mist fogging my lens as the temperature dropped. I like the way the tips of the beech branches, where new leaf buds are forming, appear red in my torchlight.
F/3.5, 100 30 second exposures blended in Photoshop, ISO 400
Accepted: PSM (Malaysia) 2014, Cheltenham 2014, Tallaught (Ireland) 2014