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light streaming through trees in the Netherlands
January 26, 2016

Cold Light of Day

After a cold night, morning sunlight shoots through the mist, inspiring Your Shot member Andrew George to capture the moment during his visit to the Oisterwijkse forests and fens in Noord-Brabant in the Netherlands. “The light is the most important ingredient,” he writes. “I visit this place often through every season. I usually walk around this fen and let the light guide me. When I came across this scene, I noticed the sun rays in the back and a kind of curtain of trees in the front. It was like an opening of a theater play. Everything fell into place.”

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Photograph by Andrew George, National Geographic Your Shot

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