A silver birch clinging on to the edge of a tier of the Tilberthwaite slate quarry. I always find it amazing how nature can grow in all sorts of locations.

The technical bit:
Location - Tilberthwaite, Cumbria
Camera - Nikon D800
Lens - Nikon AF-S 105mm f/2.8G ED-IF VR Micro
Aperture - f2.8
Exposure - 1/60 second
ISO - 100