In late autumn I was able to use the few foggy days to work on a series about birch trees.
Since I encountered really unusual conditions, this series unexpectedly became one of my photographic highlights this year. Therefore I went to the heath landscapes of the Ruhr area and added 2 pictures from the “Wahner Heide”.
I have already explored the heath areas of the Ruhr area with my series of the Purple Heath Blossom, which was a great benefit in “this case”. So I knew exactly where I had to be during the short periods of beautiful light and fog. Depending on the intensity of the fog, however, new perspectives always arise.
In this series I focused entirely on birch trees: I don't think they are very photogenic by chance. Apart from the intense fall colour of the leaves, the delicate branches and the bright birch trunk are simply very different from most (dark) trees. This is always an eye-catcher!
Birches grow quite fast, can grow up to 30m high and they are up to 160 years old. In my two favorite nature reserves they can be found in all "age groups" and birch species.
This time I also added some completely blurred and abstract pictures, which are certainly not everybody's cup of tea, but I somehow liked the shapes and colours that appeared in the morning sun, so I give it a try.
Now I wish you a lot of fun with the series!
I hope you enjoyed the series!