There's always something nice about the way light strikes a silver birch. When you add the dark background from the Hodge Close Quarry wall then this really does bring out the best in this super tree that sits right next to the track running past the quarry.

Shortlisted in the Landscape Photographer of the Year 2020

The technical bit:
Location - Holme Fell, Cumbria
Camera - Nikon D800
Lens - Nikon AF-S 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II
Aperture - f4
Exposure - 1/200 second
ISO - 100