This group of silver birches have a magnificent view of Skiddaw across Derwent Water. The appearance of a stream of sunlight running over the mountain adds to the overall atmosphere.

The technical bit:
Location - Borrowdale, Cumbria
Camera - Nikon D800
Lens - Nikon AF-S 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II
Aperture - f5.6
Exposure - 1/250 second
ISO - 100