Flowering grass trees after fire

BOTANICAL Subject – Winner

The regeneration of these large grass trees en masse after fire is a spectacular sight. I used a shallow depth of field to heighten the sense of space and direct attention onto just a few flower spikes.

Near Five Mile Road, Wilsons Promontory National Park, Victoria

Canon EOS 400D, Sigma 70–300mm f/4.0–5.6 APO DG lens at 190mm, 1/800, f5.0, ISO 400; handheld

by Andrew C Wallace, Tasmania