Photo Of The Day By Bob Faucher

Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Big Leaf Maple Blooms” by Bob Faucher. Location: Washington.
Photo By Bob Faucher

Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Big Leaf Maple Blooms” by Bob Faucher. Location: Washington.

“Very large big leaf maple trees live in the woods where I live,” says Faucher. “These trees are now beginning to bloom. With soft light this early morning, light rain and a soft breeze, the clusters stood out against the dark trunks and shadows of the woods. As a wind-pollinated species, the granules will soon be filling the air, forming a golden layer on everything.”

Canon EOS 5D Mark II; Canon EF 200-400mm +14.x +1.4x @ 784mm; Gitzo tripod; RRS BH-55; RAW capture: f/8 @ 1/80 sec, ISO 800; Auto exposure; Evaluative metering; Manual WB.

See more of Bob Faucher’s photography at www.faucherphotography.com.

Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including AssignmentsGalleries and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the OP website homepage, FacebookTwitter and Instagram. To get your photos in the running, all you have to do is submit them.

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