It's hard to make a good photo from
inside a forest. Almost always you have counterlight, and the green of
the leaves is much too easily destroyed by either the backlight or by the
blue sky reflecting on the leaves. An overcast sky helps, but subtracts
the blue color which is otherwise hardest to find in a forest! The combination
of low sun, blue sky and a polarizer to darken the sky and keep leaves
from bluing off produced this picture.
Water starts and supports life, so
it also adds life to any picture.
Old grown trees, beard lichens and
parasitic flowering plants add up to create this fairy-tale forest in the
heart of the Nahuelbuta range.
It would be sacrilege to photograph
a true rain forest without any rain!
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