Seeded Earth

11/08/2009

Sunlit Forest

Devils Lake State Park

Devils Lake State Park

Pleasures lie thickest where no pleasures seem:
There’s not a leaf that falls upon the ground
But holds the joy of silence or of sound,
Some spirits begotten of a summer dream.” ~Laman Blanchard

On one of the few sunny days in late October, we traveled 40 miles north and visited the premier state park in Wisconsin, Devil’s Lake. The lake is a big draw for most visitors, but I prefer the trails through the many hardwood forests. The trees had lost just enough leaves that sunlight was filtering onto the forest floor.

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4 Comments

  1. I often find it challenging to compose shots like this — dense leaves and branches, filtering sun. You have handled this beautifully. Love the light glistening on the tall light grasses.

    Comment by suehenryphotography — 11/09/2009 @ 9:40 am

  2. Great shot Bo, I love the filtered light in this, looks like a great place to shoot !!

    Comment by Bernie Kasper — 11/09/2009 @ 1:45 pm

  3. So pretty with the yellows, the light grasses, and the dark bark of the trees.

    Comment by Anna Surface — 11/11/2009 @ 9:28 am

  4. I concur with Bernie. You’ve captured the sunlight dancing in the forest.

    Comment by Gandalf — 11/12/2009 @ 7:19 am


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