Big Leap Maples, Moss and Ferns

Big Leaf Maples and Sword Ferns
Big Leaf Maples and Sword Ferns

Date of photo: May 14, 2018

I took this shot from my campsite at Graves Creek Campground in Olympic National Park. The big leaf maples were starting to leaf out, but it was still early enough that they let a lot of light through. The undergrowth of ferns is pretty amazing. They get covered with a dense layer of huge leaves each fall. That keeps down all the competition.

Camera: Nikon D810
Lens: Zeiss Distagon 21mm
ISO 100   1/60 sec    f5.6

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